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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…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Network Protocols

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

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

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…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

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…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

What Are Electric Circuits?

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You might have been wondering how charges can continuously flow in a…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

The DIAC

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

Biasing Techniques (IGFET)

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Stripline Max Current Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the maximum current that a stripline can handle

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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In ladder logic symbolism, an electromechanical relay coil is shown as…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

555 Ramp Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 470 µF…

Harmonic Phase Sequences

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In the last section, we saw how the 3rd harmonic and all of its…

Motor Control Circuits

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

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Waveguide Calculator (Circular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a circular waveguide

Safe Meter Usage

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Using an electrical meter safely and efficiently is perhaps the most…

Simple Combination Lock

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Basic Logic Gates

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Identify the type of logic gate shown in this schematic diagram, and…

Common Sources of Hazard

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Of course, there is a danger of electrical shock when directly…

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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So far we know that AC voltage alternates in polarity and AC current…