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Single-phase Induction Motors

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A three-phase motor may be run from a single-phase power source.…

Reluctance Motor

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The variable reluctance motor is based on the principle that an…

Other Specialized Motors

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

DC Generator Theory

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Generators used in battery-charging systems must be regulated so as to…

AC Motor Theory

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Electromechanical watt-hour meters use an aluminum disk that is spun…

Design Project: DC Motor

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

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

Servo Motor Systems

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Explain the operation of this “H-bridge” motor control circuit: At…

Stepper Motor Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the maximum speed, minimum time per step and maximum power of a stepper motor

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

DC Motor Theory

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If the ends of a wire loop are attached to two half-circular metal…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

AC Generator Theory

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If an electric current is passed through this wire, which direction…

DC Motor Control Circuits

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How is it possible to electrically measure the torque output by a…

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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Normally, the rotor windings of a wound rotor induction motor are…

AC Commutator Motors

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Charles Proteus Steinmetz’s first job after arriving in America…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Reluctance Motor

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The variable reluctance motor is based on the principle that an…

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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Normally, the rotor windings of a wound rotor induction motor are…

AC Commutator Motors

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Charles Proteus Steinmetz’s first job after arriving in America…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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A wound rotor induction motor has a stator like a squirrel cage…

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

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…

Other Specialized Motors

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Three-phase Transformer Circuits

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Since three-phase is used so often for power distribution systems, it…

Ring Counters

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If the output of a shift register is fed back to the input. a ring…

N-Way Power Divider Calculator

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This calculator determines the total path loss provided by an RF n-way power splitter.

Voltmeter Usage

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted batteries…

Conductors and Insulators

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

Operational Amplifier Models

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While mention of operational amplifiers typically provokes visions of…

Computer Simulation of Electric Circuits

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Computers can be powerful tools if used properly, especially in the…

Node Voltage Method

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The node voltage method of analysis solves for unknown voltages at…

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Design Project: Voltmeter

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The most important component of your voltmeter will be the…

JFET Amplifiers

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

Introduction to Shift Registers

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Shift registers, like counters, are a form of sequential logic.…

Class B BJT Amplifiers

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

Basic Voltmeter Use

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What will this voltmeter register when connected to a battery as shown…

Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

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In the chapter on mixed-frequency signals, we explored the concept of…

Calculating Power Factor

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As was mentioned before, the angle of this “power…

Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Carbon pencil…

Converting Truth Tables into Boolean Expressions

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In designing digital circuits, the designer often begins with a truth…

Summary of Filters

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As lengthy as this chapter has been up to this point, it only begins…

555 Ramp Generator

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