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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.

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.

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.

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.

AC Commutator Motors

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

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…

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.

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

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.

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…

Reluctance Motor

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

Wheatstone Bridge Calculator

Tools

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

Parallel Resistor Calculator

Tools

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.

Other Specialized Motors

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

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…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Time Constant Circuits

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Generally speaking, how many “time constants” worth of time does…

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

3-bit Binary Counter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 555 timer IC (Radio Shack catalog # 276-1723) One…

Introduction to Solid-state Device Theory

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This chapter will cover the physics behind the operation of…

Programmable Logic Technology

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Define the following acronyms as they apply to digital logic circuits:…

The Unijunction Transistor (UJT)

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Unijunction transistor: Although a unijunction transistor is not a…

Design Project: Logic Probe

Worksheets - Sensors

What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

Design Project: Audio Power Amplifier

Worksheets - Sensors

Explain how the microphone in your amplifier works. How, exactly, does…

More on Spectrum Analysis

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Computerized Fourier analysis, particularly in the form of the FFT…

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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

From Electric to Electronic

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Introduction This third volume of the book series Lessons In Electric…

Decoder

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A decoder is a circuit that changes a code into a set of signals. It…

Balanced Attenuator Calculator

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This balanced attenuator calculator helps you determine the resistor (R1) values for a balanced attenuator.

Series Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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

Microprocessors

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Early computer science pioneers such as Alan Turing and John Von…

Edge Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of an edge coupled stripline.

CMOS Logic Gates

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Contributors (5)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Solving for Unknown Time

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Sometimes it is necessary to determine the length of time that a…