Categories

Networks and Busses

Textbook

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

High Voltage Ohmmeters

Textbook

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

Textbook

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

Textbook

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

Winding Configurations

Textbook

Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

Textbook

Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

Textbook

The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Synchronous Motors

Textbook

Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

Textbook

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

Worksheets - Interconnects

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

Electrical Isolation

Textbook

SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

Worksheets - Interconnects

Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

Textbook

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

Networks and Busses

Textbook

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

Relay Construction

Textbook

Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Contact “Bounce”

Textbook

When a switch is actuated and contacts touch one another under the…

Meter Check of a Transistor (BJT)

Textbook

Bipolar transistors are constructed of a three-layer semiconductor…

RF Power Conversion Calculator

Tools

A tool designed to convert RF power from watts to decibels and vice versa

Contributors (2)

Textbook

Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Amplifiers

Textbook

Practical Benefit of Active Devices The practical benefit of active…

Introduction to Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT)

Textbook

The invention of the bipolar transistor in 1948 ushered in a…

Pulsed-light Sensor

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Introduction to DC Circuits

Textbook

“DC” stands for Direct Current, which can refer to either…

AC Network Analysis

Worksheets - Interconnects

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

AC Voltmeters and Ammeters

Textbook

AC electromechanical meter movements come in two basic arrangements:…

Transformer—Power Supply

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Power transformer, 120VAC step-down to 12VAC,…

Voltage and Current

Textbook

As was previously mentioned, we need more than just a continuous path…

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

Textbook

In the common-emitter section of this chapter, we saw a SPICE analysis…

Branch Current Method

Textbook

The first and most straightforward network analysis technique is…

More on Spectrum Analysis

Textbook

Computerized Fourier analysis, particularly in the form of the FFT…

Temperature Converter

Tools

Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin

Non-right Triangle Trigonometry

Textbook

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

Series and Parallel Component Equivalent Values

Textbook

Series and Parallel Resistances     Series and Parallel…

Component Modeling

Worksheets - Interconnects

When plotted on a curve tracer, the characteristic curve for a normal…

The TRIAC

Textbook

SCRs are unidirectional (one-way) current devices, making them useful…