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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Networks and Busses

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

Network Protocols

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Network Topology

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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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…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Waveguide Calculator (Rectangular)

Tools

This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a rectangular waveguide

Class B BJT Amplifiers

Worksheets - PLCs

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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The bipolar junction transistor (BJT) was named because its operation…

Three-phase Power Systems

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What is Split-Phase Power Systems? Split-phase power systems achieve…

Half-wave Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6-volt output) 6-volt…

Clamper Circuits

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The circuits in the figure below are known as clampers or DC…

Lock-out / Tag-out

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In this motor control circuit, how would you ensure that there is no…

Synchronous Condenser

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Synchronous motors load the power line with a leading power factor.…

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Electrical Transients

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This chapter explores the response of capacitors and inductors to…

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Serial-out

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Serial-in, serial-out shift registers delay data by one clock time for…

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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A semiconductor device is one made of silicon or any number of other…

Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

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In the chapter on mixed-frequency signals, we explored the concept of…

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Radicals

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Definition of a Radical Given the expression where “x” is…

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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

Conversion From Decimal Numeration

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Because octal and hexadecimal numeration systems have bases that are…

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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

Resistors Types

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These are the most common types of resistors available. Resistors…

Wire Types and Sizes

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Most electrical wire is covered in a rubber or plastic coating called…