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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…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

Worksheets - Manufacturing

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

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.

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Network Protocols

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

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…

Networks and Busses

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

Worksheets - Manufacturing

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Instrumentation Amplifier Gain Calculator

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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.

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

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.

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

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.

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…

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Digital Lab - Basic 2-Input NAND Gate Circuit

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build and test a 2-input digital NAND gate with LED indicators and learn to read pinout diagrams, power a digital IC, connect unused inputs and outputs, and use pulldown resistors.

Introduction to Junction Field-effect Transistors (JFET)

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A transistor is a linear semiconductor device that controls current…

Quantum Physics

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“I think it is safe to say that no one understands quantum…

Flip-Flop Circuits

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

Making a Venn Diagram Look Like a Karnaugh Map

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Starting with circle A in a rectangular A’ universe in figure…

Transformer—Power Supply

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Power transformer, 120VAC step-down to 12VAC,…

Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)

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What is Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)? The principle known as…

Complex Circuits

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What do we do if we come across a circuit more complex than the simple…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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So far, we’ve studied both S-R and D latch circuits with enable…

Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Serial-out (PISO) Conversion

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Parallel-in/ serial-out shift registers do everything that the…

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

DC Lab - Potentiometer Voltage Divider

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will use potentiometers to vary a voltage and learn about voltage divider ratios and potentiometer applications.

AC Circuit Equations

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Inductive Reactance     Capacitive Reactance    …

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

Divided Feedback

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If we add a voltage divider to the negative feedback wiring so that…

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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The earliest forms of digital data storage involving moving parts was…

The P-N Junction

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If a block of P-type semiconductor is placed in contact with a block…

Capacitive Reactance

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

The Command-line Interface

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If you’ve used DOS or UNIX operating systems before in a…