Categories

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

Textbook

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

Worksheets - Motors

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

Synchronous Motors

Textbook

Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

Textbook

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

Textbook

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

Networks and Busses

Textbook

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

Network Protocols

Textbook

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

Stepper Motors

Textbook

Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Winding Configurations

Textbook

Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

Worksheets - Motors

Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

Textbook

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

Worksheets - Motors

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

Textbook

The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

Textbook

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

Relay Construction

Textbook

Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Network Topology

Textbook

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

Worksheets - Motors

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

Textbook

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

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

Textbook

Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Electrical Isolation

Textbook

SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

Textbook

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

Contributors (14)

Textbook

Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Building a Differential Amplifier

Textbook

Differential Op-Amp Circuits An op-amp with no feedback is already a…

Combination Tubes

Textbook

Similar in thought to the idea of the integrated circuit, tube…

Using Multiple Combinational Circuits

Textbook

As an example of using several circuits together, we are going to make…

Complex Number Arithmetic

Textbook

Since complex numbers are legitimate mathematical entities, just like…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

Worksheets - Motors

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

Full-Adder

Textbook

The half-adder is extremely useful until you want to add more than one…

Power Measurement

Textbook

Power measurement in AC circuits can be quite a bit more complex than…

Numbers and Symbols

Textbook

The expression of numerical quantities is something we tend to take…

The Common-drain Amplifier (IGFET)

Textbook

Microstrip Wavelength Calculator

Tools

A tool designed to calculate the guided wavelength inside a microstrip.

Introduction to Junction Field-effect Transistors (JFET)

Textbook

A transistor is a linear semiconductor device that controls current…

Printed Circuit Board Layout and Manufacture

Worksheets - Motors

When a PCB designer speaks of dimensions in thous or mils, what does…

Contact “Bounce”

Textbook

When a switch is actuated and contacts touch one another under the…

Millman’s Theorem

Textbook

In Millman’s Theorem, the circuit is re-drawn as a parallel…

Metric Prefix Conversions

Textbook

To express a quantity in a different metric prefix from how it was…

Precision Voltage Follower

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Magnetism

Worksheets - Motors

A permanent magnet is a device that retains a magnetic field without…

PN Junctions

Worksheets - Motors

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

R, L and C Summary

Textbook

With the notable exception of calculations for power (P), all AC…