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AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

DC Motor Theory

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

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

Single-phase Induction Motors

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Contactors

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

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…

DC Generator Theory

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

Automotive Alternator

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

Reluctance Motor

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

AC Motor Theory

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

Inductive Reactance

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

Motor Control Circuits

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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

Boolean Algebra

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

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

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

AC Commutator Motors

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Contactors

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

Induction Motor, Large

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

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

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

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

AC Generator Theory

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

Motor Control Circuits

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

Inductive Reactance

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

AC Motor Theory

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

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Contributors (1)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Hysteresis

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Thyristors are a class of semiconductor components exhibiting…

Valence and Crystal Structure

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Valence: The electrons in the outermost shell, or valence shell, are…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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Many electronic circuits use what is called a split or a dual power…

AC Capacitor Circuits

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Capacitors Vs. Resistors Capacitors do not behave the same as…

Series and Parallel Component Equivalent Values

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Series and Parallel Resistances     Series and Parallel…

From Electric to Electronic

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Introduction This third volume of the book series Lessons In Electric…

Averager and Summer Circuits

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If we take three equal resistors and connect one end of each to a…

Series Batteries

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One 9-volt battery  …

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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A calculator for solving the maximum current a microstrip can handle.

Oscillator Circuits

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

Hand Calculator Use

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To enter numbers in scientific notation into a hand calculator, there…

Simple Vector Addition

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

Junction Diodes

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There was some historic crude, but usable were some historic crude,…

Multiplexers

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A multiplexer, abbreviated mux, is a device that has multiple inputs…

Introduction to Electron Tubes

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An often neglected area of study in modern electronics is that of…

Meter Check of a Transistor (JFET)

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Testing a JFET with a multimeter might seem to be a relatively easy…

Encoder

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What is an Encoder? An encoder is a circuit that changes a set of…

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Introduction to Karnaugh Mapping

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Why learn about Karnaugh maps? The Karnaugh map, like Boolean…