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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…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

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…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Network Topology

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Network Protocols

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

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…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Networks and Busses

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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A calculator for solving the maximum current a microstrip can handle.

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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Schottky diodes Schottky diodes are constructed of a metal-to-N…

Electrical Signal Types

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With BogusBus, our signals were very simple and straightforward: each…

Flyback Switch Mode Regulator Calculator

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A calculator for computing several parameters needed in the design of a flyback switch mode regulator

Optical Data Communication

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A modern alternative to sending (binary) digital information via…

Binary Math Circuits

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Add the following binary numbers:

Practical Considerations - Transformers

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Power Capacity As has already been observed, transformers must be well…

Rules for Derivatives

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Constant rule Rule of sums Rule of differences Product rule Quotient…

Power in Resistive and Reactive AC circuits

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Consider a circuit for a single-phase AC power system, where a 120…

The TRIAC

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SCRs are unidirectional (one-way) current devices, making them useful…

Ammeter Design

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Ammeters Measure Electrical Current A meter designed to measure…

Network Topology

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

Valence and Crystal Structure

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Valence: The electrons in the outermost shell, or valence shell, are…

Clipper and Clamper Circuits

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

Design Project: DC Motor

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The armature windings of your DC motor will have very low resistance.…

Junction Field-effect Transistors

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The field effect transistor was proposed by Julius Lilienfeld in US…

Contactors

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

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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Connecting digital circuitry to sensor devices is simple if the sensor…