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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…

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…

Networks and Busses

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

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…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

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…

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…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Vectors and AC Waveforms

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OK, so how exactly can we represent AC quantities of voltage or…

Impedance Transformation

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Standing waves at the resonant frequency points of an open- or…

Series and Parallel Capacitors

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When capacitors are connected in series, the total capacitance is…

What are “Series” and “Parallel” Circuits?

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Circuits consisting of just one battery and one load resistance are…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

High-pass Filters

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A high-pass filter’s task is just the opposite of a low-pass…

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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

AC Phase

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Things start to get complicated when we need to relate two or more AC…

Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Electromagnetism Experiment

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Magnetic compass Small permanent…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…

Flash ADC

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

Contributors (6)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

AC Power

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

Wire Loop Inductance Calculator

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

Q Factor and Bandwidth of a Resonant Circuit

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The Q, or quality, factor of a resonant circuit is a measure of the…

Correct use of Ohm’s Law

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Reminders When Using Ohm’s Law One of the most common mistakes…

Standing Waves and Resonance

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Whenever there is a mismatch of impedance between transmission line…

Digital Logic With Feedback

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With simple gate and combinational logic circuits, there is a definite…