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The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

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…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

Worksheets - Relays

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

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…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

Worksheets - Relays

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

Network Protocols

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

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

Worksheets - Relays

Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

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…

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…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Networks and Busses

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

Worksheets - Relays

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

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…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Network Topology

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

Wiring Color Codes

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Wiring for AC and DC power distribution branch circuits are color…

Averager and Summer Circuits

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If we take three equal resistors and connect one end of each to a…

Ohm’s Law - How Voltage, Current, and Resistance Relate

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The first, and perhaps most important, the relationship between…

Amplifier Circuits

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Note, Q3 and Q4 in the figure below are complementary, NPN and PNP…

Resistors Types

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

Calculating Power Factor

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As was mentioned before, the angle of this “power…

VSWR / Return Loss Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the VSWR, reflection coefficient, return loss and matching loss in a transmission line

Gate Universality

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NAND and NOR gates possess a special property: they are universal.…

Shock Current Path

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As we’ve already learned, electricity requires a complete path…

Component Failure Analysis

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The job of a technician frequently entails…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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

Electromagnetic Induction Experiment

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electromagnet from previous experiment Permanent…

Polyphase Power Systems

Worksheets - Relays

Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Meter Check of a Transistor (JFET)

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Testing a JFET with a multimeter might seem to be a relatively easy…

Arithmetic with Scientific Notation

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

Amplifier Gain

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The Voltage Gain Because amplifiers have the ability to increase the…

Overcurrent Protection

Worksheets - Relays

What hazards might be posed by a circuit with excessive current going…

Mutual Inductors

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Mutual inductors are inductors that capitalize the effect of mutual…

Vol VI. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Sound Cancellation

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Two audio speakers…