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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…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

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…

Servo Motor Systems

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

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

Other Specialized Motors

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

DC Generator Theory

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

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

AC Generator Theory

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

DC Motor Theory

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

Design Project: DC Motor

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Instrumentation Amplifier Gain Calculator

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The instrumentation amplifier calculator will assist in the design and analysis of a conventional instrumentation amplifier circuit by calculating the required resistor values and gain.

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

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…

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

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…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

Wheatstone Bridge Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the resistance of a variable resistor within a Wheatstone bridge circuit or the differential voltage created across the bridge terminals.

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Other Specialized Motors

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

Lorentz Force Calculator

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This calculator will determine the combined Lorentz force exerted on a charged particle moving through both an electric field and a magnetic field.

Parallel Resistor Calculator

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Calculate the equivalent resistance of up to six resistors in parallel with ease while learning how to calculate resistance in parallel and the parallel resistance formula.

AC Commutator Motors

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

Contributors (7)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Single-ended and Differential Amplifiers

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For ease of drawing complex circuit diagrams, electronic amplifiers…

AC Waveforms

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Radio waves are comprised of oscillating electric and magnetic fields,…

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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

AC Resistor Circuits (Inductive)

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Instantaneous Values in AC Circuits Pure resistive AC circuit:…

The Junction Field-effect Transistor (JFET) as a Switch

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Like its bipolar cousin, the field-effect transistor may be used as an…

Flyback Switch Mode Regulator Calculator

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A calculator for computing several parameters needed in the design of a flyback switch mode regulator

Tachogenerators

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An electromechanical generator is a device capable of producing…

Introduction to Network Theorems for Circuit Analysis

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Anyone who’s studied geometry should be familiar with the…

Vol III. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Factorials

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Definition of a Factorial Denoted by the symbol “!” after…

Sum and Product Notation

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For reference, this section introduces the terminology used in some…

Simple Vector Addition

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Remember that vectors are mathematical objects just like numbers on a…

Converting Truth Tables into Boolean Expressions

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

AC Lab - PC Oscilloscope

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, use a PC-based oscilloscope program to observe waveforms from a musical keyboard and learn basic oscilloscope operation.

Inductor Transient Response

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Inductors have the exact opposite characteristics of capacitors.…

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Wire Loop Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire loop.

Memory Devices

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