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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…

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Thyristors

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

Timer Circuits

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

Emergency Response

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

Textbook

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…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

Thyristors

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

Skin Depth Calculator

Tools

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Light-Pulse Switch

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

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

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

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…

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

Quantum Physics

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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At the start of this book, we discussed static electricity and how it…

Electric Shock

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

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

The Common-emitter Amplifier

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At the beginning of this chapter, it illustrates how transistors could…

Sensing AC Electric Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones  …

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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Three-phase Wye(Y) Connection Initially, we explored the idea of…

555 Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 0.1 µF,…

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

Boolean Algebraic Properties

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Another type of mathematical identity, called a “property”…

Fuses

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Normally, the ampacity rating of a conductor is a circuit design…

Permanent Magnets

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Centuries ago, it was discovered that certain types of mineral rock…

Component Modeling

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When plotted on a curve tracer, the characteristic curve for a normal…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Logic Simplification With Karnaugh Maps

Textbook

The logic simplification examples that we have done so far could have…

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

Tools

This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of an embedded microstrip.

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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Determine what the magnitude and polarity of the voltmeter’s…

Binary Count Sequence

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If we examine a four-bit binary count sequence from 0000 to 1111, a…

Series R, L, and C

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Let’s take the following example circuit and analyze it:  …

Temperature Converter

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Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin

Phasor Mathematics

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Provide a definition for phasor, as the term applies to electrical…

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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A practical application of switch and relay logic is in control…

Advanced Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Electronic power conversion circuits known…

The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…