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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…

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.

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Networks and Busses

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

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.

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.

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Network Protocols

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

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

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.

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

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.

Network Topology

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

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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

Electric Shock Data

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The table of electric currents and their various bodily effects was…

Converting Between Thevenin and Norton Equivalent Circuits

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

AC Waveforms

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When an alternator produces AC voltage, the voltage switches polarity…

The Quadratic Formula

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Solving for x in a given polynomial equation “ax2 + bx + c…

Digital Lab - 3-bit Binary Counter

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build a 3-bit down counter using J-K flip-flops and learn about asynchronous counter functionality.

Positive Feedback

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As we’ve seen, negative feedback is an incredibly useful…

Arithmetic Properties

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Associative Property In addition and multiplication, terms may be…

Contributors (11)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Millman’s Theorem

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In Millman’s Theorem, the circuit is re-drawn as a parallel…

The Common-gate Amplifier (JFET)

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RELATED WORKSHEETS: JFET Amplifiers Worksheet

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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It is a common phenomenon for the electrical resistance of a substance…

RF Power Ratio Conversion Calculator

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This tool is designed to convert power ratios to decibel

Scientific Notation in SPICE

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The SPICE circuit simulation computer program uses scientific notation…

Capacitors

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Identify some of the different types of capacitors, and their…

What Are Zener Diodes?

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What Is a Zener Diode? A Zener diode is a special type of rectifying…

Band-pass Filters

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How to Create Band-pass Filter There are applications where a…

DC Lab - Build Your Own Multimeter

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a simple voltmeter and ammeter while learning some fundamentals about circuit measurements.

DC Generator Theory

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Generators used in battery-charging systems must be regulated so as to…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…