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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…

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…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

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.

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

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.

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.

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

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…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Networks and Busses

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

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

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.

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.

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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

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…

Series Batteries

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

555 Timer Monostable Circuit Calculator

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

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…

Band Theory of Solids

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Quantum physics describes the states of electrons in an atom according…

Series Circuit Rules

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

The Shockley Diode

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Our exploration of thyristors begins with a device called the…

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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Most students of electricity begin their study with what is known as…

Electrons and “holes’’

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Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…

Rheostat Range Limiting

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Several 10 kΩ resistors One 10 kΩ…

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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Determine what the magnitude and polarity of the voltmeter’s…

Electrical Energy Calculator

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This calculator will determine the instantaneous energy, sustained energy, and power consumed by an electrical system given two of the three electrical parameters (voltage, current, or resistance) and the time.

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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What is a Meter?

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A meter is any device built to accurately detect and display an…

Counters

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

Digital Display Circuits

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What is the purpose of a seven-segment decoder circuit? What is a…

LC Resonant Frequency Calculator

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A circuit with an inductor (L) and capacitor (C) connected in parallel or series will have a resonant frequency at which their impedances are equal. Given two of the three values—inductance, capacitance, or resonant frequency—this tool will calculate the missing third variable.

The “Buffer” Gate

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If we were to connect two inverter gates together so that the output…

Op-Amp Voltage and Gain Calculator

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A calculator for computing the gain and output voltage of an operational amplifier

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…