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AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Superconducting Devices

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Superconducting devices, though not widely used, have some unique…

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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A common phrase heard in reference to electrical safety goes something…

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

Soldering

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Both soldering irons and soldering guns are tools used in the process…

Timer Circuits

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Quantum Physics

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“I think it is safe to say that no one understands quantum…

Light-Pulse Switch

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It is fairly important to use large value resistors (10 MΩ works…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Design Project: Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) Signal Generator

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What shape of voltage waveform would you expect to measure (using an…

Emergency Response

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Despite lock-out/tag-out procedures and multiple repetitions of…

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

Pulse Width Modulation

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Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) uses digital signals to control power…

Electric Shock

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It is sometimes said regarding electrical safety that, Ït’s not the…

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Thyristors

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Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

Skin Depth Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate skin depth based on the conductive material being used and the frequency of the signal.

ElectroStatic Discharge

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Volume I chapter 1.1 discusses static electricity, and how it is…

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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What is an Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT), and what…

Superposition Theorem

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

Special-purpose Batteries

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Mercury Standard Cell Back in the early days of electrical measurement…

Millman’s Theorem

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Noninverting Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Basic Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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When lightning strikes, nearby magnetic compass needles may be seen to…

The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Rectifying Diodes

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Solid-state Relays

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As versatile as electromechanical relays can be, they do suffer many…

Tachogenerators

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An electromechanical generator is a device capable of producing…

Potato Battery

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One large potato One lemon (optional) Strip of…

AC Network Analysis

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Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Voltage Follower

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One NPN transistor—models 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

Active Loads in Amplifier Circuits

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We know that the current in a series circuit may be calculated with…

Bit Grouping

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The singular reason for learning and using the binary numeration…

Electrical Connections

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What, exactly, is necessary to establish electrical continuity between…

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…

Voltage and Current

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As was previously mentioned, we need more than just a continuous path…

Diode Ratings

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In addition to forward voltage drop (Vf) and peak inverse voltage…

Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a microstrip.

Wire Loop Inductance Calculator

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

Common-Emitter Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One NPN transistor—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Edge Coupled Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This tool helps calculate the impedance of an edge coupled microstrip.

Voltmeter Usage

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted batteries…

Design Project: Event Counter

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If your event sensing switch is mechanical in nature, you will likely…

Karnaugh Mapping

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Identify each of these logic gates by name, and complete their…

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Inductive Reactance

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Electromagnetism Experiment

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Magnetic compass Small permanent…

More on AC “polarity”

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Complex numbers are useful for AC circuit analysis because they…

Display Tubes

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In addition to performing tasks of amplification and switching, tubes…

Vectors and AC Waveforms

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OK, so how exactly can we represent AC quantities of voltage or…

Transistors, Hybrid

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Special-purpose Batteries

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Mercury Standard Cell Back in the early days of electrical measurement…

Contributors (5)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Power Measurement

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Power measurement in AC circuits can be quite a bit more complex than…

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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