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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…

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…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Wheatstone Bridge Calculator

Tools

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

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

Worksheets - Manufacturing

Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Network Protocols

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

Lenz’s Law and Faraday’s Law Calculator

Tools

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.

Instrumentation Amplifier Gain Calculator

Tools

The instrumentation amplifier calculator will assist in the design and analysis of a conventional instrumentation amplifier circuit by calculating the required resistor values and gain.

Parallel Resistor Calculator

Tools

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.

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

Worksheets - Manufacturing

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

Worksheets - Manufacturing

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

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Optical Data Communication

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

Four-Channel Audio Mixer

Worksheets - Manufacturing

A very common misconception students have about potentiometers is the…

Practical Considerations - Transformers

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Power Capacity As has already been observed, transformers must be well…

Resistor Color Codes

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Try out our Resistor Color Code Calculator in our Tools section.…

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Conductors and Insulators

Worksheets - Manufacturing

Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Sequences

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Arithmetic Sequences An arithmetic sequence is a series of numbers…

Latch Circuits

Worksheets - Manufacturing

What do you think this logic buffer gate will do, with the output…

Introduction to Operational Amplifiers (Op-amps)

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What is an Operational Amplifier (Op-amp)? Operational Amplifiers,…

Thyristors

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Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

Worksheets - Manufacturing

Three-phase Power Systems

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What is Split-Phase Power Systems? Split-phase power systems achieve…

Design Project: Audio Power Amplifier

Worksheets - Manufacturing

Explain how the microphone in your amplifier works. How, exactly, does…

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

Worksheets - Manufacturing

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

The Antiderivative (Indefinite Integral)

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  Notice something important here: taking the derivative of f(x)…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of…

Peak Detector

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A peak detector is a series connection of a diode and a…

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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Read-only memory (ROM) is similar in design to static or dynamic RAM…

Simple Parallel (Tank Circuit) Resonance

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Resonance in a Tank Circuit A condition of resonance will be…