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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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

Network Topology

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

Networks and Busses

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

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.

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

Worksheets - PLCs

Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

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…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Network Protocols

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

Worksheets - PLCs

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

DC Lab - Thermoelectricity

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a thermocouple to measure temperature changes and learn about the Seebeck effect.

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

Encoders and Decoders

Worksheets - PLCs

What does it mean, in general terms, to encode something? Conversely,…

Superposition Theorem

Worksheets - PLCs

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

Kelvin (4-wire) Resistance Measurement

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Suppose we wished to measure the resistance of some component located…

Time-delay Relays

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What are Time-Delay Relays? Some relays are constructed with a kind of…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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A wound rotor induction motor has a stator like a squirrel cage…

The S-R Latch

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A bistable multivibrator has two stable states, as indicated by the…

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

Worksheets - PLCs

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

Microwave Tubes

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For extremely high-frequency applications (above 1 GHz), the…

Nonlinear Conduction

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“Advances are made by answering questions. Discoveries are made…

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the maximum distance (range) that a radar can detect

How to Build a Current Mirror Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS   Two NPN transistors—models 2N2222 or…

DIY EE Lab - Introduction to Electronics Projects

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To learn about electronics, you must eventually engage in hands-on experimentation. Knowledge gleaned from books alone has limited use in scientific endeavors. Troubleshooting a circuit can be as important as the knowledge gained from a properly functioning experiment.

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

Worksheets - PLCs

Power Added Efficiency Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the power-added efficiency (PAE) of an amplifier

Soldering

Worksheets - PLCs

Both soldering irons and soldering guns are tools used in the process…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

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 Circuit Rules

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Voltage Components in a parallel circuit share the same voltage:…

Applications of Resonance

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So far, the phenomenon of resonance appears to be a useless curiosity,…