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Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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As an electric current is passed through a coil of wire, it creates a…

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Servo Motor Systems

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

Stepper Motors

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

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

555 Lab - LED Flasher with Inductive Flyback

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build a multiple LED flasher and learn how to use inductive flyback to generate a voltage pulse that is greater than the supply voltage.

Single-phase Induction Motors

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

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…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Tube Lab - Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build an audio amplifier using a vacuum tube (triode) and learn about voltage transformers, how to build a high-voltage DC power supply, and how to use a transformer for impedance matching.

Inductive Reactance

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

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Other Specialized Motors

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

Rectifier Circuits

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

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

AC Commutator Motors

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

Contactors

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

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Noise Figure Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the noise figure of cascaded amplifiers

DC Lab - An Analog Computer For Averaging

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a simple circuit that computes the average of voltages and learn about analog computers and their application.

Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

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In the chapter on mixed-frequency signals, we explored the concept of…

DC Lab - Sensitive Voltage Detector With Audio Output

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will construct a voltage detector with adjustable sensitivity and audio output, and you will learn a method for detecting small electrical signals without an oscilloscope.

Ohm’s Law

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For a given amount of water pressure, which will flow a greater rate…

Unit Conversion Calculator

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Convert to and from different units of length, weight, power, temperature and torque

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Si Lab - Light Sensor (LED Photodetector)

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In this hands-on semiconductor electronics experiment, use an LED as a light-sensitive photodetector and learn how to use a bipolar transistor in a common-emitter amplifier configuration.

Numeration Systems

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Digital computers communicate with external devices through ports:…

Digital Lab - S-R Latch Using NOR Gates

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build an S-R latch using two NOR gates and learn how this type of digital memory operates, including invalid states, race conditions, and the effects of output loading.

DC Lab - Series Batteries

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will connect batteries in series and learn the relationship between the individual battery voltages and the total series voltage.

Safety Grounding

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In simple AC power systems, one of the two conductors is typically…

Transistors, junction field-effect (JFET)

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Note that the direction of the arrow at the gate indicates the…

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.

Timer Circuits

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Inductance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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This calculator gives the reactance and admittance of an inductor or the inductance given the reactance of an inductor

Elementary Amplifier Theory

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Fundamentally, an amplifier is a device that takes in a low-power…

The Antiderivative (Indefinite Integral)

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  Notice something important here: taking the derivative of f(x)…