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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…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

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…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Network Protocols

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

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.

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

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…

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

Worksheets - Relays

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

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.

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Network Topology

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Networks and Busses

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

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.

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.

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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Identify some different ways you can create the sine-wave audio tracks…

Current Mirror BJTs

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Bipolar Junction Transistor or BJT Current Mirror An often-used…

Decimal versus Binary Numeration

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Let’s count from zero to twenty using four different kinds of…

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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Label where each of the following electrical quantities would be found…

Thermoelectricity

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Length of bare (uninsulated) copper wire Length of…

The Triode

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De Forest’s Audion tube came to be known as the triode tube…

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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If the burden of two systems of measurement for common quantities…

The D Latch

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Since the enable input on a gated S-R latch provides a way to latch…

Power Conversion Circuits

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

Switch Types

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

Introduction to Network Theorems

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

Introduction to Digital Communication

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In the design of large and complex digital systems, it is often…

Op-Amp Voltage and Gain Calculator

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A calculator for computing the gain and output voltage of an operational amplifier

AC Power

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

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Successive Approximation ADC

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One method of addressing the digital ramp ADC’s shortcomings is…

The 555 IC

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The 555 integrated circuit is the most popular chip ever manufactured.…

Tube Parameters

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For bipolar junction transistors, the fundamental measure of…

Contact “Bounce”

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

Numbers versus Numeration

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It is imperative to understand that the type of numeration system used…