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Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

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…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

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…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Networks and Busses

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

Network Topology

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

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…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Network Protocols

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

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Stepper Motor Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the maximum speed, minimum time per step and maximum power of a stepper motor

Measurement Circuits

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Figure below shows a photodiode amplifier for measuring low levels of…

Introduction to AC Circuits

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“AC” stands for Alternating Current, which can refer to…

Commutating Diode

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery Power transformer, 120VAC step-down…

Class C BJT Amplifiers

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A common class of operation used in radio-frequency (RF) amplifier…

Edge Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of an edge coupled stripline.

Binary Count Sequence

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If we examine a four-bit binary count sequence from 0000 to 1111, a…

Inductor Transient Response

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Inductors have the exact opposite characteristics of capacitors.…

Circuits and the Speed of Light

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Suppose we had a simple one-battery, one-lamp circuit controlled by a…

Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for an inverting op-amp.

Superconducting Devices

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

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

AC Phase

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Things start to get complicated when we need to relate two or more AC…

Factors Affecting Inductance

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There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

Voltage-to-Current Signal Conversion

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In instrumentation circuitry, DC signals are often used as analog…

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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This tool calculates the dimensions of the microstrip patch antenna given the desired operating frequency.

Introduction to Digital Integrated Circuits

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Digital circuits are circuits dealing with signals restricted to the…

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

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Perhaps the most important consideration of an ADC is its resolution.…

Ohm’s Law

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Flyback Switch Mode Regulator Calculator

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A calculator for computing several parameters needed in the design of a flyback switch mode regulator