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Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Stepper Motors

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

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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At first it may seem pointless to have the four buffer gates following…

Rectifier Circuits

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

DC Motor Theory

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

AC Generator Theory

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

Polyphase Motor Design

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

Design Project: DC Motor

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The armature windings of your DC motor will have very low resistance.…

Flyback Switch Mode Regulator Calculator

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A calculator for computing several parameters needed in the design of a flyback switch mode regulator

Reluctance Motor

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The variable reluctance motor is based on the principle that an…

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

AC Commutator Motors

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

DC Generator Theory

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Generators used in battery-charging systems must be regulated so as to…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Motor Control Circuits

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The interlock contacts installed in the previous section’s motor…

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Link Budget Calculator

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A Link Budget puts into account all gains and losses a signal goes through in a system as it is transmitted. The calculator calculates the power of the received signal given amplifier and antenna gains, and medium loss.

What is a Series-Parallel Circuit?

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With simple series circuits, all components are connected end-to-end…

Polyphase Motor Design

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

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a microstrip etched on a PCB.

Special-output Gates

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Complementary Output Gates It is sometimes desirable to have a logic…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Simple Parallel (Tank Circuit) Resonance

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Resonance in a Tank Circuit A condition of resonance will be…

Switches

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What is the purpose of the switch shown in this schematic diagram?

Ring Counters

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If the output of a shift register is fed back to the input. a ring…

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

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Design Project: Telegraph System

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What voltage will you choose to use for each of the station batteries?

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

Permeability and Saturation

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The nonlinearity of material permeability may be graphed for better…

Basic Voltmeter Use

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What will this voltmeter register when connected to a battery as shown…

Memory Devices

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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…

Sensitive Audio Detector

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PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio…