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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…

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…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Network Topology

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

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 Protocols

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

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…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

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…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Motor Control Circuits

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The interlock contacts installed in the previous section’s motor…

Capacitor Charging and Discharging

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Capacitor Charging and Discharging Experiment Parts and Materials To…

Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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

Hysteresis

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Thyristors are a class of semiconductor components exhibiting…

Atomic Structure

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Shown here is a simplified representation of an atom: the smallest…

Flash ADC

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Also called the parallel A/D converter, this circuit is the simplest…

Integrator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Operational amplifier, model…

Voltmeter Design

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As was stated earlier, most meter movements are sensitive devices.…

From Electric to Electronic

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Introduction This third volume of the book series Lessons In Electric…

Basic Operational Amplifiers

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Determine the output voltage polarity of this op-amp (with reference…

Characteristic Impedance

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The Parallel Wires of Infinite Length Suppose, though, that we had a…

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Permanent Magnets

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Centuries ago, it was discovered that certain types of mineral rock…

Radicals

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Definition of a Radical Given the expression where “x” is…

Signal Coupling

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery One capacitor, 0.22 µF…

Field-effect-controlled Thyristors

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Two relatively recent technologies designed to reduce the…

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a microstrip.

Electronics as Science

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Electronics is a science, and a very accessible science at that. With…

Phasing

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Since transformers are essentially AC devices, we need to be aware of…