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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…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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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…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

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…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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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…

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…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

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…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Network Protocols

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

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…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Meter Check of a Transistor (JFET)

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

Wire Loop Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire loop.

The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Sequences

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Arithmetic Sequences An arithmetic sequence is a series of numbers…

Voltage and Current in a Practical Circuit

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Because it takes energy to force charge to flow against the opposition…

Mutual Inductors

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Mutual inductors are inductors that capitalize the effect of mutual…

Kelvin (4-wire) Resistance Measurement

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Suppose we wished to measure the resistance of some component located…

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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

Encoders and Decoders

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What does it mean, in general terms, to encode something? Conversely,…

555 Timer Monostable Circuit Calculator

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This calculator computes for the output pulse width of a 555 timer monostable circuit

Elementary Circuits

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In the simplest terms you can think of, define what an electrical…

Capacitance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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A calculator for solving the capacitance, reactance, and admittance of a capacitor.

Other Diode Technologies

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Varicap or varactor diodes A variable capacitance diode is known as a…

Using Multiple Combinational Circuits

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As an example of using several circuits together, we are going to make…

T-Pad Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a T-pad attenuator.

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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The circuit shown here is a four-bit analog-to-digital converter…

Component Failure Analysis (Continued)

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“I consider that I understand an equation when I can predict the…

DC Branch Current Analysis

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

The Cascode Amplifier

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While the C-B (common-base) amplifier is known for wider bandwidth…

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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