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Tube Lab - Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build an audio amplifier using a vacuum tube (triode) and learn about voltage transformers, how to build a high-voltage DC power supply, and how to use a transformer for impedance matching.

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

DC Lab - Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will use a potentiometer as a variable resistor to control the speed of a motor and learn how to connect a potentiometer as a rheostat.

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Wheatstone Bridge Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the resistance of a variable resistor within a Wheatstone bridge circuit or the differential voltage created across the bridge terminals.

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

AC Lab - Large Induction Motor

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, build a large AC permanent capacitor split-phase induction motor and learn the principles of AC induction motor function.

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Networks and Busses

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

Parallel Resistor Calculator

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Calculate the equivalent resistance of up to six resistors in parallel with ease while learning how to calculate resistance in parallel and the parallel resistance formula.

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Lenz’s Law and Faraday’s Law Calculator

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This calculator uses Faraday's and Lenz's laws to calculate the magnitude and polarity of the induced electromotive force (EMF) caused by a change in magnetic flux through a closed-loop coil.

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

AC Lab - Induction Motor

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, build a simple AC permanent capacitor split-phase induction motor and learn the principles of AC induction motor function.

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

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…

DC Lab - Thermoelectricity

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a thermocouple to measure temperature changes and learn about the Seebeck effect.

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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This calculator will convert pressure values to ten different standard units for pressure.

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Basic Logic Gates

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Identify the type of logic gate shown in this schematic diagram, and…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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After applying some of the general troubleshooting tips to narrow the…

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

SPICE Simulation of Series and Parallel Circuits

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Previously, we examined series circuits and parallel circuits using…

DC Lab - Series Batteries

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will connect batteries in series and learn the relationship between the individual battery voltages and the total series voltage.

Power Added Efficiency Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the power-added efficiency (PAE) of an amplifier

Converting Between Thevenin and Norton Equivalent Circuits

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Since Thevenin’s theorem and Norton’s theorems are two…

Switches, Hand Actuated

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A switch is an electrical component that can “make” or…

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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Example Derivatives of e Proportionality Constant When we say that a…

Passive Filter Circuits

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In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

AC Power

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If a sinusoidal voltage is applied to an impedance with a phase angle…

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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In ladder logic symbolism, an electromechanical relay coil is shown as…

Introduction to Conductance and Conductors

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By now you should be well aware of the correlation between electrical…

The S-R Latch

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A bistable multivibrator has two stable states, as indicated by the…

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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Connecting digital circuitry to sensor devices is simple if the sensor…

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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

555 Lab - Blue LED Flasher With Voltage Doubler

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build a blue LED flasher using a 555 timer and learn the basic theory of a voltage doubler using a transistor switch and a capacitor.

Band Theory of Solids

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Quantum physics describes the states of electrons in an atom according…

Time Constant Equations

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Value of time constant in series RC and RL circuits   Time…

Analog Lab - 555 Oscillator (Astable Multivibrator)

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build an oscillator using a 555 timer and learn the theory of operation of the 555 timer when configured as an astable multivibrator.