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Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

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…

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…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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

DC Lab - Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will use a potentiometer as a variable resistor to control the speed of a motor and learn how to connect a potentiometer as a rheostat.

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…

Networks and Busses

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

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.

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

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.

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Network Protocols

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

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.

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

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.

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Introduction to Mixed-Frequency AC Signals

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In our study of AC circuits thus far, we’ve explored circuits…

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Parallel-out (SIPO) Conversion

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A serial-in, parallel-out shift register is similar to the serial-in,…

Decibels

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The Bel is Used to Represent Gain In its simplest form, an…

Battery Ratings

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Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

Contactors

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All About Contactors When a relay is used to switch a large amount of…

AC Lab - Sensing AC Electric Fields

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, you will sense AC electric fields using the sensitive voltage detector and learn about capacitive coupling, EMI, and shielding techniques.

Intro Lab - A Simple Lighting Circuit

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a battery-operated circuit with a light and learn about open and short circuit failures.

Non-right Triangle Trigonometry

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The Law of Sines (for any triangle) The Law of Cosines (for any…

Electric Shock Data

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The table of electric currents and their various bodily effects was…

SPICE Quirks

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“Garbage in, garbage out.” —Anonymous   SPICE…

The R/2nR DAC: Binary-Weighted-Input Digital-to-Analog Converter

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What Is a R/2nR DAC Circuit? The R/2nR DAC circuit, otherwise known as…

Si Lab - JFET Current Regulator

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In this hands-on semiconductor electronics experiment, build a junction field-effect transistor (JFET) current regulator and learn some of the advantages of JFETs over BJTs for current regulation.

Si Lab - Commutating Diode

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In this hands-on semiconductor electronics experiment, build a simple circuit that will teach you how to use a commutating diode to reduce inductive kickback.

Three-phase Transformer Circuits

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Since three-phase is used so often for power distribution systems, it…

Conversion From Decimal Numeration

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Because octal and hexadecimal numeration systems have bases that are…

Simple Vector Addition

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Remember that vectors are mathematical objects just like numbers on a…

“Long’’ and “Short’’ Transmission Lines

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In DC and low-frequency AC circuits, the characteristic impedance of…

Microstrip Trace Width Calculator

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This tool is designed to compute for the trace width of a microstrip

Analog Lab - Non-inverting Amplifier

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a programmable non-inverting amplifier and learn how to use the negative feedback of an operational amplifier to control the gain.

Contributors (4)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…