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AC Commutator Motors

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

Boolean Algebra

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

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

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…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

DC Motor Theory

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If the ends of a wire loop are attached to two half-circular metal…

AC Lab - Induction Motor

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, build a simple AC permanent capacitor split-phase induction motor and learn the principles of AC induction motor function.

Other Specialized Motors

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Single-phase Induction Motors

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A three-phase motor may be run from a single-phase power source.…

Stepper Motor Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the maximum speed, minimum time per step and maximum power of a stepper motor

Electric Shock

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

AC Lab - Automotive Alternator as AC Generator

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, you will use an automotive alternator to generate three-phase AC voltage and learn how alternators can function as both generators and motors.

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Rectifier Circuits

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

Memory Devices

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

Flip-Flop Circuits

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

Wire Over Plane Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire-over-plane setup.

AC Metrology

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In power distribution systems, it is very important to be able to…

Digital Lab - 10-bit Flashing LED Sequencer

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build and test an automated circuit that sequentially flashes 10 LED, and learn about counters, frequency dividers, and switch debouncing.

Wire Self Inductance Calculator

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This calculator will help compute the inductance of a length of wire.

Three-phase Transformer Circuits

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Since three-phase is used so often for power distribution systems, it…

Stripline Crosstalk Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a stripline

Transistors, Hybrid

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In essence, the IGFET controls the base current of a BJT, which…

Broadside Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a broadside coupled trace.

DC Lab - Current Divider

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build resistive current dividers and observe how Ohm's law and Kirchhoff's current law function in real circuits using a voltmeter and an ammeter.

RF Power Ratio Conversion Calculator

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This tool is designed to convert power ratios to decibel

Superconductivity

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Conductors lose all of their electrical resistance when cooled to…

Peak to Peak Voltage Calculator (VP-P)

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This calculator shows the peak-to-peak voltage (VP-P) value from the peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

RMS Voltage Calculator

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This calculator calculates the RMS Voltage value from either the peak voltage, the peak-to-peak voltage, or the average voltage.

Free Space Path Loss Calculator

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This calculator calculates the free space loss, given the distance, frequency, and gain, between two antennas.

AC Lab - Noise Cancellation

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, you will use an AC voltage source connected to speakers to learn about sound waves and the foundational principle used in noise cancelling headphones.

Passive Filter Circuits

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In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

Contributors (11)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Design Project: Voltmeter

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The most important component of your voltmeter will be the…