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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.

DC Lab - Potentiometer as a Rheostat

Textbook

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.

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

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.

Lorentz Force Calculator

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This calculator will determine the combined Lorentz force exerted on a charged particle moving through both an electric field and a magnetic field.

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

AC Lab - Induction Motor

Textbook

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.

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

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.

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…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

Textbook

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

Network Topology

Textbook

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

Textbook

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Winding Configurations

Textbook

Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Tube Lab - Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

Textbook

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.

AC Lab - Large Induction Motor

Textbook

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.

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

Textbook

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

High Voltage Ohmmeters

Textbook

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

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.

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.

Electrical Isolation

Textbook

SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

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.

Lorentz Force Calculator

Tools

This calculator will determine the combined Lorentz force exerted on a charged particle moving through both an electric field and a magnetic field.

DC Lab - Parallel Batteries

Textbook

In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will connect batteries in parallel to power a light and learn the relationship between the individual battery currents and the total system current.

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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Ampacities of copper wire, in free air at 30o C: INSULATION TYPE…

Design Project: DC Voltage Regulator

Worksheets - Motors

It may seem difficult to even start on a project such as this, with no…

Digital Lab - Introduction

Textbook

In this collection of hands-on electronics experiments, build and test digital circuits and learn the fundamentals of digital logic circuits, including gates, counters, logic levels, hysteresis, memory, and more.

DC Lab - Rate-of-change Indicator

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build an analog differentiator circuit that outputs a signal proportional to the rate-of-change and learn about one of the advantages of analog circuits.

Vectors and AC Waveforms

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OK, so how exactly can we represent AC quantities of voltage or…

Si Lab - JFET Switching Circuit and Static Electricity Sensor

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In this hands-on semiconductor electronics experiment, use a junction field-effect transistor (JFET) to build a sensitive switching circuit and learn about JFET current gain.

Time Constant Circuits

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Generally speaking, how many “time constants” worth of time does…

Light-Pulse Switch

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It is fairly important to use large value resistors (10 MΩ works…

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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

Binary Addition

Textbook

The Rules of Binary Addition Adding binary numbers is a very simple…

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

Textbook

Normally, the rotor windings of a wound rotor induction motor are…

Asynchronous Flip-Flop Inputs

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The normal data inputs to a flip flop (D, S and R, or J and K) are…

Scientific Notation and Metric Prefixes

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Write the following exponential expressions in expanded form: 101 =…

Active-mode Operation (JFET)

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JFETs, like bipolar transistors, are able to “throttle”…

Diode Ratings

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In addition to forward voltage drop (Vf) and peak inverse voltage…

Integrated Circuits

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  A Logic Gate is assigned as an elementary building block of…

Op-Amp Data

Textbook

Parametric data for all semiconductor op-amp models except the CA3130…

Intro Lab - How to Use a Voltmeter to Measure Voltage

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In this hands-on introduction to electronics, you will experiment with a multimeter and learn how to measure voltage using the voltmeter function.