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Network Topology

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

Network Protocols

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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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…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

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…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

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…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Network Protocols

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

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…

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…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the inductance of two parallel wires

Full-Adder

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The half-adder is extremely useful until you want to add more than one…

Capacitor Transient Response

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Because capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, they…

Clipper Circuits

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A circuit which removes the peak of a waveform is known as a clipper.…

Venn Diagrams and Sets

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Mathematicians use Venn diagrams to show the logical relationships of…

Batteries

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

Digital Signals and Gates

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While the binary numeration system is an interesting mathematical…

Introduction to Mixed-Frequency AC Signals

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

EIRP Calculator

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A helpful tool for computing the Effective Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP) of an antenna

Thevenin’s, Norton’s, and Maximum Power Transfer Theorems

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Suppose a 12 volt lead-acid battery has an internal resistance of 20…

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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

Active-mode Operation (JFET)

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JFETs, like bipolar transistors, are able to “throttle”…

Series and Parallel Component Equivalent Values

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Series and Parallel Resistances     Series and Parallel…

Contributors (4)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

The Cascode Amplifier

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

Atomic Structure

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Shown here is a simplified representation of an atom: the smallest…

Friis Transmission Calculator

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This calculator computes the power received by an antenna using Friis formula

Non-right Triangle Trigonometry

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The Law of Sines (for any triangle) The Law of Cosines (for any…

Synchronous Counters

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What is a Synchronous Counter? A synchronous counter, in contrast to…