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Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

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…

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

Worksheets - Relays

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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

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…

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…

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.

Lenz’s Law and Faraday’s Law Calculator

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This calculator uses Faraday's and Lenz's laws to calculate the magnitude and polarity of the induced electromotive force (EMF) caused by a change in magnetic flux through a closed-loop coil.

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…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

Worksheets - Relays

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

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…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

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…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

Worksheets - Relays

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

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

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.

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Branch Current Method Analysis

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The most straightforward DC network analysis technique is the branch…

Circuit Wiring

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So far, we’ve been analyzing single-battery, single-resistor…

Coil Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a wire coil.

Basic Voltmeter Use

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What will this voltmeter register when connected to a battery as shown…

Millman’s Theorem

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

Superposition Theorem

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The superposition theorem is one of those strokes of genius that takes…

Ammeter Design

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Ammeters Measure Electrical Current A meter designed to measure…

Nonlinear Resistance

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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After applying some of the general troubleshooting tips to narrow the…

Finite-length Transmission Lines

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A transmission line of infinite length is an interesting abstraction,…

Commutating Diode

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery Power transformer, 120VAC step-down…

Advanced Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

Worksheets - Relays

∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Electronic power conversion circuits known…

What is Norton’s Theorem and the Norton Equivalent Circuit?

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This article explains the step-by-step process for determining the…

Karnaugh Maps, Truth Tables, and Boolean Expressions

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Who Developed the Karnaugh Map? Maurice Karnaugh, a…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Tubes versus Semiconductors

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Devoting a whole chapter in a modern electronics text to the design…

Don’t Care Cells in the Karnaugh Map

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Up to this point we have considered logic reduction problems where…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Factorials

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Definition of a Factorial Denoted by the symbol “!” after…

Demultiplexers

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A demultiplexer, sometimes abbreviated dmux, is a circuit that has one…