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Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 12AX7 dual triode vacuum tube Two power…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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Most AC motors are induction motors. Induction motors are favored due…

Network Topology

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Point-to-Point Connecting two digital devices with a network, would…

Networks and Busses

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The wires between the tank and the monitoring location is  called…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Network Protocols

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Aside from the issues of the physical network (signal types and…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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At the start of this book, we discussed static electricity and how it…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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Just as devices have been made to measure certain physical quantities…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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Most ohmmeters of the design shown in the previous section utilize a…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Parallel Batteries

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6-volt batteries 12-volt light bulb, 25 or 50…

Binary Subtraction

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We can subtract one binary number from another by using the standard…

Other Specialized Motors

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Shaded Pole Induction Motor An easy way to provide starting torque to…

Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Series Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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In the previous section, we explored what would happen in simple…

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Some Examples with AC Circuits

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Let’s connect three AC voltage sources in series and use complex…

Coil Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a coil.

Phasing

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Since transformers are essentially AC devices, we need to be aware of…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the value of resistance R1 in a reflection attenuator.

Signal Coupling

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery One capacitor, 0.22 µF…

Basic Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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When lightning strikes, nearby magnetic compass needles may be seen to…

555 Hysteretic Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…

Network Protocols

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Aside from the issues of the physical network (signal types and…

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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DC Transducers

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Research and describe what the Hall effect is, and list some practical…

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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The earliest forms of digital data storage involving moving parts was…

Microstrip Trace Width Calculator

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This tool is designed to compute for the trace width of a microstrip

Potentiometric Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One potentiometer, single…

Stripline Trace Width Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the trace width of a stripline based on the maximum current rating

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute for the inductance of an edge coupled trace.

Series and Parallel Component Equivalent Values

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Series and Parallel Resistances     Series and Parallel…

Passive Filter Circuits

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In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

Resistors Types

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These are the most common types of resistors available. Resistors…

Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Carbon pencil…

Questions relating to project management

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Overcurrent Protection

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What hazards might be posed by a circuit with excessive current going…

AC Capacitor Circuits

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Capacitors Vs. Resistors Capacitors do not behave the same as…

Rate-of-change Indicator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries Capacitor, 0.1 µF…

Finite-length Transmission Lines

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A transmission line of infinite length is an interesting abstraction,…

Power Measurement

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Power measurement in AC circuits can be quite a bit more complex than…

The R/2R DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter)

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The R/2R DAC circuit is an alternative to the binary-weighted-input…

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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The bipolar junction transistor (BJT) was named because its operation…

Biasing Techniques (JFET)

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Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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Normally, the rotor windings of a wound rotor induction motor are…

Millman’s Theorem

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Tank Circuit Resonance Calculator

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This calculator computes the resonant frequency of a tank circuit