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3 Methods for Compensating Localized Heat Generation in Smart Thermostats

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This video goes through one of the most prominent issues with thermostat design, accounting for the…

3D Time of Flight: Understanding the system trade-offs

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Learn how design parameters impact system performance.

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Soldering

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

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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

Thyristors

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Pulse Width Modulation

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

Light-Pulse Switch

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

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

Emergency Response

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Electric Shock

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

Superconducting Devices

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

Timer Circuits

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ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

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.

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

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

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

Quantum Physics

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

Switch Types

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Though it may seem strange to cover the elementary topic of electrical…

Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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A technician uses a stroboscope to “freeze” the rotation of a…

High-Reliability Circuits

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

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Mutual Inductance

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If two coils of wire are brought into close proximity with each other…

Design Project: Logic Probe

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What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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  Note: this is a very unique and useful property of e. As in…

AC Inductor Circuits

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Resistors vs. Inductors Inductors do not behave the same way as…

The “Buffer” Gate

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If we were to connect two inverter gates together so that the output…

Binary Addition

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The Rules of Binary Addition Adding binary numbers is a very simple…

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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Electromechanical relays used to start and stop high-power electric…

Voltage and Current in a Practical Circuit

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Because it takes energy to force charge to flow against the opposition…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

Complex Voltage and Current Calculations

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There are circumstances when you may need to analyze a DC reactive…

Ionization (gas-filled) Tubes

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So far, we’ve explored tubes which are totally…

Conversion From Decimal Numeration

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Because octal and hexadecimal numeration systems have bases that are…

Radio Circuits

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(a) Crystal radio. (b) Modulated RF at antenna. (c) Rectified RF at…

Beam Power Tubes

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In the beam power tube, the basic four-element structure of the…

Phase Rotation

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Three-Phase Alternator Let’s take the three-phase alternator…

Capacitance

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…