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Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Servo Motor Systems

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

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…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

DC Motor Theory

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

Other Specialized Motors

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

Reluctance Motor

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

AC Generator Theory

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

Design Project: DC Motor

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

AC Motor Theory

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

AC Commutator Motors

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

Single-phase Induction Motors

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

Other Specialized Motors

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

AC Commutator Motors

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

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Reluctance Motor

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Contactors

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

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Carbon pencil…

High-Reliability Circuits

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

4-wire Resistance Measurement

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Electromagnet made from experiment…

Noninverting Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Component Failure Analysis (Continued)

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“I consider that I understand an equation when I can predict the…

Introduction to Electron Tubes

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An often neglected area of study in modern electronics is that of…

Control Circuits

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Digital Signals and Gates

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While the binary numeration system is an interesting mathematical…

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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Connecting digital circuitry to sensor devices is simple if the sensor…

Analysis Options

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AC ANALYSIS: General form: .ac [curve] [points] [start] [final]…

Wiring Color Codes

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

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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

LC Tank Circuit Resonance Calculator

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This calculator computes the resonant frequency of a parallel inductor and capacitor "tank" circuit.

Some Examples with AC Circuits

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Let’s connect three AC voltage sources in series and use complex…

Transformer—Power Supply

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Power transformer, 120VAC step-down to 12VAC,…

Superposition Theorem

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Superposition theorem is one of those strokes of genius that takes a…

The Exclusive-OR Function: The XOR Gate

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What Is an XOR Gate? One element conspicuously missing from the set of…

Printed Circuit Board Layout and Manufacture

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When a PCB designer speaks of dimensions in thous or mils, what does…