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The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Networks and Busses

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Networks and Busses

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Network Protocols

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

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

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…

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…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

555 Ramp Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 470 µF…

Network Protocols

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

AC Resistor Circuits (Inductive)

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Instantaneous Values in AC Circuits Pure resistive AC circuit:…

Negative Binary Numbers

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With addition being easily accomplished, we can perform the operation…

Design Project: Telegraph System

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What voltage will you choose to use for each of the station batteries?

Voltage-to-Current Signal Conversion

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

Link Budget Calculator

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A Link Budget puts into account all gains and losses a signal goes through in a system as it is transmitted. The calculator calculates the power of the received signal given amplifier and antenna gains, and medium loss.

Waveguides

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A waveguide is a special form of transmission line consisting of a…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Ohm’s Law - How Voltage, Current, and Resistance Relate

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The first, and perhaps most important, the relationship between…

Network Topology

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

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Serial-out

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Serial-in, serial-out shift registers delay data by one clock time for…

Optical Data Communication

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A modern alternative to sending (binary) digital information via…

Karnaugh Maps, Truth Tables, and Boolean Expressions

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Who Developed the Karnaugh Map? Maurice Karnaugh, a…

Converting Truth Tables into Boolean Expressions

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In designing digital circuits, the designer often begins with a truth…

AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

Contributors (16)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Resistance

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The circuit in the previous section is not a very practical one. In…

Design Project: Intercom System

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Design a passive circuit that will create a "split” ( V/-V) power…

Digital Signals and Gates

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While the binary numeration system is an interesting mathematical…