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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…

Instrumentation Amplifier Gain Calculator

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The instrumentation amplifier calculator will assist in the design and analysis of a conventional instrumentation amplifier circuit by calculating the required resistor values and gain.

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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This calculator will convert pressure values to ten different standard units for pressure.

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…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

DC Lab - Thermoelectricity

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a thermocouple to measure temperature changes and learn about the Seebeck effect.

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Network Protocols

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

Lenz’s Law and Faraday’s Law Calculator

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This calculator uses Faraday's and Lenz's laws to calculate the magnitude and polarity of the induced electromotive force (EMF) caused by a change in magnetic flux through a closed-loop coil.

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Wheatstone Bridge Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the resistance of a variable resistor within a Wheatstone bridge circuit or the differential voltage created across the bridge terminals.

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Lorentz Force Calculator

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This calculator will determine the combined Lorentz force exerted on a charged particle moving through both an electric field and a magnetic field.

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Networks and Busses

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

Contributors (8)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Bridge Circuits

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No text on electrical metering could be called complete without a…

Complex Circuits

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What do we do if we come across a circuit more complex than the simple…

Power Supply Circuits

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There are three major kinds of power supplies: unregulated (also…

AC Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Larger 5 & 6-variable Karnaugh Maps

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Larger Karnaugh maps reduce larger logic designs. How large is large…

Simple AC Circuit Calculations

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Over the course of the next few chapters, you will learn that AC…

Flip-Flop Circuits

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

The J-K Flip-Flop

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Another variation on a theme of bistable multivibrators is the J-K…

What Are Electric Circuits?

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You might have been wondering how charges can continuously flow in a…

Inductance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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This calculator gives the reactance and admittance of an inductor or the inductance given the reactance of an inductor

DC Lab - Parallel Batteries

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will connect batteries in parallel to power a light and learn the relationship between the individual battery currents and the total system current.

Peak Detector

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A peak detector is a series connection of a diode and a…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

Contact “Normal” State and Make/Break Sequence

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Any kind of switch contact can be designed so that the contacts…

Batteries

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If I wanted to build a battery-powered electric drill, would it be…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

Waveform Analysis

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PARTS AND MATERIALS IBM-compatible personal computer with sound card,…

555 Monostable Multivibrator

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

Practical Power Factor Correction

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When the need arises to correct for poor power factor in an AC power…