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ElectroStatic Discharge

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

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…

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

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…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Network Protocols

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

Networks and Busses

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

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

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…

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…

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…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

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…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Square Wave Signals

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It has been found that any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform can be…

L-Match Impedance Matching Circuits

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This calculator is designed to compute for the parameters needed to design a L-Match Impedance Circuit

Symmetric Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a symmetric stripline.

Design Project: Power Inverter

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A common topology for DC-AC power converter circuits uses a pair of…

Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for an inverting op-amp.

Other Specialized Motors

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Shaded Pole Induction Motor An easy way to provide starting torque to…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Calculus is a branch of mathematics that…

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

General Troubleshooting Tips

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When first approaching a failed or otherwise misbehaving system, the…

Norton’s Theorem

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What is Norton’s Theorem? Norton’s Theorem states that it…

Resistors

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

Series Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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In the last section, we learned what would happen in simple…

Polarity of voltage drops

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When using conventional current flow, we can trace the direction of…

Metric Prefix Conversions

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To express a quantity in a different metric prefix from how it was…

Branch Current Method

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The first and most straightforward network analysis technique is…

Coefficients of Specific Resistance

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Specific resistance at 20o C:  Material Element/Alloy ohm-cmil/ft…

Lock-out / Tag-out

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In this motor control circuit, how would you ensure that there is no…

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

Transistors, junction field-effect (JFET)

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Note that the direction of the arrow at the gate indicates the…

Autotransformers

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How much voltage is there between the following pairs of points in…