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Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

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…

Network Protocols

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

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…

Network Topology

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

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Networks and Busses

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

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…

Contributors (16)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Design Project: Sensitive Microphone Amplifier

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Identify which direction each potentiometer wiper must move in this…

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Coil Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a coil.

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Millman’s Theorem

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

Example Circuits and Netlists

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The following circuits are pre-tested netlists for SPICE 2g6, complete…

Differential Equations

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As opposed to normal equations where the solution is a number, a…

Capacitors and Calculus

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Capacitors do not have a stable “resistance” as conductors…

Wiring Color Codes

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Wiring for AC and DC power distribution branch circuits are color…

Table (landscape view)

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Periodic table of chemical elements.

The DIAC

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Like all diodes, Shockley diodes are unidirectional devices; that is,…

Temperature Coefficients of Resistance Table

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Temperature coefficient (α) per degree C: Material Element/Alloy…

Protective Relay Circuits

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Protective relays are special power-sensing devices whose job it is to…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Characteristic Impedance

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

The P-N Junction

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If a block of P-type semiconductor is placed in contact with a block…

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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The earliest forms of digital data storage involving moving parts was…

Non-right Triangle Trigonometry

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