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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…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

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…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Networks and Busses

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

Network Topology

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

Network Protocols

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

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

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…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

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…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

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…

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…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

AC Phase

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

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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In electric circuits, the three basic quantities are voltage (E or V),…

Capacitor Sizing Equation

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Capacitance Formula     Permittivity of Dielectric  …

The TRIAC

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

Scientific Notation

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In many disciplines of science and engineering, very large and very…

Thevenin’s, Norton’s, and Maximum Power Transfer Theorems

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Suppose a 12 volt lead-acid battery has an internal resistance of 20…

Vol IV. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Karnaugh Maps, Truth Tables, and Boolean Expressions

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Who Developed the Karnaugh Map? Maurice Karnaugh, a…

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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Label where each of the following electrical quantities would be found…

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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

Capacitor Transient Response

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Because capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, they…

Active-mode Operation (IGFET)

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Electromechanical Relay Logic

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

Computational Circuits

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When someone mentions the word “computer,” a digital…

AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

Make Your Own Multimeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Sensitive meter movement (Radio Shack catalog #…

Class B Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Dual operational amplifier,…

Safety Grounding

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In simple AC power systems, one of the two conductors is typically…

Contactors

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

555 Monostable Multivibrator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…