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AC Commutator Motors

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Lenz’s Law and Faraday’s Law Calculator

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This calculator uses Faraday's and Lenz's laws to calculate the magnitude and polarity of the induced electromotive force (EMF) caused by a change in magnetic flux through a closed-loop coil.

Polyphase Motor Design

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AC Motors Perhaps the most important benefit of polyphase AC power…

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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A very useful tool for observing rotating objects is a strobe light.…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

AC Commutator Motors

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Electric Shock

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

Inductive Reactance

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

Contactors

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All About Contactors When a relay is used to switch a large amount of…

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Automotive Alternator

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Project Parts and Materials Automotive alternator (one required, but…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Boolean Algebra

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

Servo Motor Systems

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

DC Lab - Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will use a potentiometer as a variable resistor to control the speed of a motor and learn how to connect a potentiometer as a rheostat.

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

AC Generator Theory

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

Dielectric Strengths for Insulators

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Dielectric strength in kilovolts per inch (kV/in): Material*…

The Common-gate Amplifier (JFET)

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Edge Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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

Introduction to Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT)

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The invention of the bipolar transistor in 1948 ushered in a…

Switches, Electrically Actuated (Relays)

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The structure behind ladder logic is based on the electrical ladder…

Other Specialized Motors

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

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Counters

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

Series Circuit Rules

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Current Components in a series circuit share the same current: Itotal…

Digital Logic Signals

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A rheostat (variable resistor) and a switch are both examples of…

Basic identities

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Additive Identity a + 0 = a Multiplicative Identity 1a = a…

Vol V. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Complex Voltage and Current Calculations

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

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Serial-out

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Serial-in, serial-out shift registers delay data by one clock time for…

Transistor Ratings and Packages (IGFET)

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Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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Perhaps the most ingenious technique was that of the delay line. A…

Precise Diode Circuits

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Questions relating to project management

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Contributors (11)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Basic Operational Amplifiers

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Determine the output voltage polarity of this op-amp (with reference…