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Kirchhoff’s Laws

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Many electronic circuits use what is called a split or a dual power…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Network Topology

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Network Protocols

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

Networks and Busses

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Contributors (11)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Power Sources

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There are many different types of power sources, and here some of the…

DC Bridge Circuits

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

Introduction to Mixed-Frequency AC Signals

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In our study of AC circuits thus far, we’ve explored circuits…

Contributors (6)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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Reactive Power We know that reactive loads such as inductors and…

Component Failure Analysis

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The job of a technician frequently entails…

Biasing Techniques (JFET)

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Induction Motor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS AC power source: 120VAC Capacitor, 3.3 µF…

Class C BJT Amplifiers

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A common class of operation used in radio-frequency (RF) amplifier…

From Electric to Electronic

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Introduction This third volume of the book series Lessons In Electric…

Solid-state Relays

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Limitations of Electromechanical Relays As versatile as…

Electromagnetism

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The discovery of the relationship between magnetism and electricity…

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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What is a harmonic frequency? If an oscillator circuit outputs a…

Design Project: Audio Power Amplifier

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Explain how the microphone in your amplifier works. How, exactly, does…

Larger 4-variable Karnaugh Maps

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Knowing how to generate Gray code should allow us to build larger…

Noise Figure Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the noise figure of cascaded amplifiers

Nonlinear Conduction

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“Advances are made by answering questions. Discoveries are made…

Switches, Hand Actuated

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A switch is an electrical component that can “make” or…

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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

Electromagnetism

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The discovery of the relationship between magnetism and electricity…

Complex Number Arithmetic

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Since complex numbers are legitimate mathematical entities, just like…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Component Failure Analysis (Continued)

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“I consider that I understand an equation when I can predict the…

IC Fabrication and Packaging

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What does it mean if an integrated circuit comes in DIP form? What…

Sum and Product Notation

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For reference, this section introduces the terminology used in some…

Contributors (13)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Automotive Alternator

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Project Parts and Materials Automotive alternator (one required, but…

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

Simple Series Circuits

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On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

Rules for Derivatives

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Constant rule Rule of sums Rule of differences Product rule Quotient…

Factoring Equivalencies

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Factoring Identities :   a2 - b2 = (a + b) (a - b) a2 + 2ab + b2…

Arithmetic Properties

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Associative Property In addition and multiplication, terms may be…

Electrons and “holes’’

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Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…

Make Your Own Multimeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Sensitive meter movement (Radio Shack catalog #…

Digital Logic Signals

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A rheostat (variable resistor) and a switch are both examples of…

Diodes

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A diode is an electronics component made from a combination of a…

Optical Data Communication

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A modern alternative to sending (binary) digital information via…

AC Resistor Circuits (Capacitive)

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Pure resistive AC circuit: voltage and current are in phase.  …