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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

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…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Networks and Busses

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

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Three-phase Transformer Circuits

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Since three-phase is used so often for power distribution systems, it…

Design Project: Sensitive Microphone Amplifier

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Identify which direction each potentiometer wiper must move in this…

AC Network Analysis

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

History of SPICE

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SPICE is a computer program designed to simulate analog electronic…

Multimeters

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Seeing as how a common meter movement can be made to function as a…

Inductive Reactance

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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DC Transducers

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Research and describe what the Hall effect is, and list some practical…

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Parallel-out (SIPO) Conversion

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A serial-in, parallel-out shift register is similar to the serial-in,…

Introduction to Network Theorems

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Anyone who’s studied geometry should be familiar with the…

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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

Capacitor Charge and Time Constant Calculator

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This calculator computes for the capacitor charge time and energy, given the supply voltage and the added series resistance.

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

Switch Types

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Though it may seem strange to cover the elementary topic of electrical…

The common-drain Amplifier (JFET)

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Electric Shock Data

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The table of electric currents and their various bodily effects was…

AC Power

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If a sinusoidal voltage is applied to an impedance with a phase angle…

Arithmetic with Scientific Notation

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The benefits of scientific notation do not end with ease of writing…

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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Reactive Power We know that reactive loads such as inductors and…