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Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

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…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Capacitance Calculator

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This calculates the capacitance of a capacitor based on its charge, Q, and its voltage, V, according to the formula, C=Q/V.

Vol VI. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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A wound rotor induction motor has a stator like a squirrel cage…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of…

Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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What does the normal status of an electrical switch refer to?…

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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

Amplifier Gain

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The Voltage Gain Because amplifiers have the ability to increase the…

Battery Ratings

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Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

Demultiplexers

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A demultiplexer, sometimes abbreviated dmux, is a circuit that has one…

Valence and Crystal Structure

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Valence: The electrons in the outermost shell, or valence shell, are…

Example Circuits and Netlists

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The following circuits are pre-tested netlists for SPICE 2g6, complete…

Metric Notation

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The metric system, besides being a collection of measurement units for…

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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Solve this equation for the value of x: x + 5 = 8 How many exact…

What is a Series-Parallel Circuit?

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With simple series circuits, all components are connected end-to-end…

Likely Failures in Unproven Systems

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“All men are liable to error;” —John Locke Whereas…

Latch Circuits

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What do you think this logic buffer gate will do, with the output…

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

The Thyristor

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A thyristor is a device that has a number of unusual characteristics.…

Resistance, Reactance, and Impedance

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What will happen to the brightness of the light bulb as the iron core…

Ohm’s Law Calculator

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Calculate circuit parameters using Ohm's Law

T-Match Impedance Matching Circuits

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A tool designed to compute the values to be used in a T-match Impedance Circuit

The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Boolean Algebraic Properties

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Another type of mathematical identity, called a “property”…

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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Read-only memory (ROM) is similar in design to static or dynamic RAM…

Hand Calculator Use

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To enter numbers in scientific notation into a hand calculator, there…

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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

Capacitance Calculator

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This calculates the capacitance of a capacitor based on its charge, Q, and its voltage, V, according to the formula, C=Q/V.

Digital Logic Functions

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We can construct a simple logic functions for our hypothetical lamp…

Millman’s Theorem

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In Millman’s Theorem, the circuit is re-drawn as a parallel…

Circuit Effects

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The principle of non-sinusoidal, repeating waveforms being equivalent…

Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

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Wire-by-Number project: simple voltage divider Description: Build a…

Basic Gate Function

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Parts and Materials 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Electron Versus Conventional Flow

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In this electrical circuit, trace the direction of current through the…

Sensitive Audio Detector

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PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio…

Review of R, X, and Z (Resistance, Reactance and Impedance)

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Before we begin to explore the effects of resistors, inductors, and…

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Temperature Coefficients of Resistance Table

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Temperature coefficient (α) per degree C: Material Element/Alloy…

Transistors, Insulated-gate Field-effect (IGFET or MOSFET)

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We have the symbols for depletion mode and enhancement mode MOSFETs -…

Negative Feedback

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If we connect the output of an op-amp to its inverting input and apply…

Skin Depth Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate skin depth based on the conductive material being used and the frequency of the signal.