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1-PWM Mode

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This video is an overview of the new 1-PWM Mode for the DRV8305 Brushless DC Motor Driver

Applications for Isolated Gate Drivers

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This section of the TI Precision Labs - Isolation series explores three-phase power factor…

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

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

Inductive Reactance

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

Design Project: DC Motor

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

Other Specialized Motors

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Contactors

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

AC Motor Theory

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

Automotive Alternator

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

Rectifier Circuits

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

AC Generator Theory

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

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

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

Polyphase Motor Design

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

DC Motor Theory

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

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

Norton’s Theorem

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What is Norton’s Theorem? Norton’s Theorem states that it…

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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In ladder logic symbolism, an electromechanical relay coil is shown as…

Voltage Comparator

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Parts and Materials Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Simple Vector Addition

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Remember that vectors are mathematical objects just like numbers on a…

Conductor Ampacity

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The smaller the cross-sectional area of any given wire, the greater…

Multimeters

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Seeing as how a common meter movement can be made to function as a…

Design Project: Logic Probe

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What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

Basic Gate Function

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Parts and Materials 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Why L/R and not LR?

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Learn About L/R Time Constants It is often perplexing to new students…

Common Antiderivatives

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Contributors (11)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Capacitance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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A calculator for solving the capacitance, reactance, and admittance of a capacitor.

Electromagnetism

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The discovery of the relationship between magnetism and electricity…

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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

High-Reliability Circuits

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

Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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What does the normal status of an electrical switch refer to?…

Capacitor Types

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A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electronic component that…

Strain Gauges

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If a strip of conductive metal is stretched, it will become skinnier…

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…