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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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Network Protocols

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

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…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

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.

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.

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

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.

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.

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Metric Notation

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The metric system, besides being a collection of measurement units for…

Vectors and AC Waveforms

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Inductor Quirks

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In an ideal case, an inductor acts as a purely reactive device. That…

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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So far we know that AC voltage alternates in polarity and AC current…

Diode Switching Circuits

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Diodes can perform switching and digital logic operations. Forward and…

Digital Lab - S-R Flip-flop Using NAND Gates

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build an edge-triggered S-R flip-flop, learn the difference between a latch and a flip-flop, and experience how a switch bounce can cause logic errors.

Nonlinear OpAmp Circuits

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

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.

Minterm vs Maxterm Solution

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So far we have been finding Sum-Of-Product (SOP) solutions to logic…

Si Lab - Simple Op Amp

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In this hands-on semiconductor electronics experiment, build a custom operational amplifier (op amp) and learn about the application of current mirrors and the use of negative feedback in op amp circuits.

555 Lab - Introduction to the 555 Timer IC

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In this collection of hands-on electronics experiments, build and test mixed-signal analog and digital circuits using the versatile 555 timer IC. These projects will teach you about RC time constants, duty cycle, transistor current drive, LEDs, voltage doublers, and more.

Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)

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

Rectifier Circuits

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

AC Circuit Equations

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Inductive Reactance     Capacitive Reactance    …

Digital Codes

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Some Examples with AC Circuits

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Let’s connect three AC voltage sources in series and use complex…

Phase-locked Loops

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Metric Prefixes and Unit Conversions

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Metric Prefixes   Yotta = 1024 Symbol: Y Zetta = 1021 Symbol: Z…

Basic Ammeter Use

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Show how this ammeter would be connected to the light bulb circuit to…