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Network Protocols

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

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…

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…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Network Protocols

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

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…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

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…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

Digital Logic Functions

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

Series-parallel R, L, and C

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Now that we’ve seen how series and parallel AC circuit analysis…

AC Generator Theory

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If an electric current is passed through this wire, which direction…

Converting Truth Tables into Boolean Expressions

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In designing digital circuits, the designer often begins with a truth…

Solid-state Relays

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Limitations of Electromechanical Relays As versatile as…

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

Special Diodes

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

Boolean Relationships on Venn Diagrams

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The fourth example has A partially overlapping B. Though, we will…

Why L/R and not LR?

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Learn About L/R Time Constants It is often perplexing to new students…

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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Label where each of the following electrical quantities would be found…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Transistors, Bipolar

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There are not too many circuit symbols for bipolar transistors. There…

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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A calculator for solving the maximum current a microstrip can handle.

Passive Integrator and Differentiator Circuits

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Calculus is a branch of mathematics that…

Circuit With a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Low-voltage incandescent lamp…

The Cascode Amplifier

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While the C-B (common-base) amplifier is known for wider bandwidth…

Signal Coupling

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

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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