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Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

Worksheets - Isolation

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

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

Worksheets - Isolation

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

Worksheets - Isolation

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

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

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…

Network Topology

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

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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Just as devices have been made to measure certain physical quantities…

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…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Network Protocols

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

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Networks and Busses

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

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the maximum distance (range) that a radar can detect

Practical Considerations - Inductors

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

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

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

Programmable Logic Controllers

Worksheets - Isolation

The Programmable Logic Controller, or PLC, was invented in the late…

Protective Relay Circuits

Worksheets - Isolation

Protective relays are special power-sensing devices whose job it is to…

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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A semiconductor device is one made of silicon or any number of other…

Signal Coupling

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery One capacitor, 0.22 µF…

Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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The atoms in insulating materials have very tightly-bound electrons,…

Commutating Diode

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

Electrons and “holes’’

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Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Switches

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What is the purpose of the switch shown in this schematic diagram?

Power Conversion Circuits

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

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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Ampacities of copper wire, in free air at 30o C: INSULATION TYPE…

Tachogenerators

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An electromechanical generator is a device capable of producing…

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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Reactive Power We know that reactive loads such as inductors and…

Other Waveshapes

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

Circuit Simplification Examples

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Let’s begin with a semiconductor gate circuit in need of…

Amplifier Circuits

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Note, Q3 and Q4 in the figure below are complementary, NPN and PNP…