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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…

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…

Networks and Busses

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

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…

Network Protocols

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

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

Worksheets - Communication

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

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…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Network Topology

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

Introduction to Junction Field-effect Transistors (JFET)

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A transistor is a linear semiconductor device that controls current…

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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How is it possible to assign a fixed value of voltage or current (such…

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Superconducting Devices

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Superconducting devices, though not widely used, have some unique…

Voltmeter Design

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As was stated earlier, most meter movements are sensitive devices.…

Vectors and AC Waveforms

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OK, so how exactly can we represent AC quantities of voltage or…

Power Quality Measurement

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It used to be with large AC power systems that “power…

Capacitance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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A calculator for solving the capacitance, reactance, and admittance of a capacitor.

Make Your Own Multimeter

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

Waveguide Calculator (Circular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a circular waveguide

Contributors (12)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Practical Considerations - Inductors

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Inductors, like all electrical components, have limitations which must…

AC Network Analysis

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

Numbers versus Numeration

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It is imperative to understand that the type of numeration system used…

Other Waveshapes

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As strange as it may seem, any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform is…

Quantum Physics

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“I think it is safe to say that no one understands quantum…

Inductor Quirks

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In an ideal case, an inductor acts as a purely reactive device. That…

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

Converting Truth Tables into Boolean Expressions

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