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Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Single-phase Induction Motors

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

Servo Motor Systems

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

AC Generator Theory

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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How is it possible to electrically measure the torque output by a…

Motor Control Circuits

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Inductive Reactance

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

Automotive Alternator

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

Servo Motor Systems

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

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

AC Motor Theory

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Electromechanical watt-hour meters use an aluminum disk that is spun…

Induction Motor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS AC power source: 120VAC Capacitor, 3.3 µF…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Single-phase Induction Motors

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

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

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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A wound rotor induction motor has a stator like a squirrel cage…

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Inductive Reactance

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

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 12AX7 dual triode vacuum tube Two power…

Stepper Motors

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Simple Parallel Circuits

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On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

Characteristic Impedance

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The Parallel Wires of Infinite Length Suppose, though, that we had a…

Power Dissipation

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

The Common-emitter Amplifier

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At the beginning of this chapter, it illustrates how transistors could…

Motor Control Circuits

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

Shift Registers

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

The Thyristor

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A thyristor is a device that has a number of unusual characteristics.…

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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In any electrically conductive substance, what are charge carriers?…

Safe Circuit Design

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As we saw earlier, a power system with no secure connection to earth…

Commutating Diode

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery Power transformer, 120VAC step-down…

Fundamentals of SPICE programming

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Programming a circuit simulation with SPICE is much like programming…

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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What does the acronym RF stand form, in reference to radio-related…

AC Motor Theory

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Electromechanical watt-hour meters use an aluminum disk that is spun…

Integrator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Operational amplifier, model…

Electron Tubes

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Cathode:   This is the electrode that is heated and emits the…

Delta-Sigma ADC

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One of the more advanced ADC technologies is the so-called…

Definite Integrals and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

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        RELATED WORKSHEET: Calculus for Electric…

The R/2R DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter)

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The R/2R DAC circuit is an alternative to the binary-weighted-input…

Multi-Stage Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three NPN transistors—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…