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AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

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…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Network Protocols

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

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…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

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…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

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

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

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…

Network Topology

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

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Networks and Busses

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

Series Batteries

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One 9-volt battery  …

AC Resistor Circuits (Capacitive)

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Pure resistive AC circuit: voltage and current are in phase.  …

TTL Logic Gates

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

The Common-emitter Amplifier

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At the beginning of this chapter, it illustrates how transistors could…

Capacitor Transient Response

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Because capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, they…

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

Series Circuit Rules

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Current Components in a series circuit share the same current: Itotal…

AC Power

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

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

Capacitor Sizing Equation

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Capacitance Formula     Permittivity of Dielectric  …

AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

AC Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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You might have noticed on the table for specific resistances that all…

Early Tube History

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Thomas Edison, that prolific American inventor, is often credited with…

7-segment Display

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4511 BCD-to-7seg latch/decoder/driver (Radio…

Servo Motor Systems

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Explain the operation of this “H-bridge” motor control circuit: At…

Design Project: Intercom System

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Design a passive circuit that will create a "split” ( V/-V) power…

Resistance

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The circuit in the previous section is not a very practical one. In…

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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

Boolean Algebraic Properties

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Another type of mathematical identity, called a “property”…