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Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

DC Generator Theory

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

AC Motor Theory

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Motor Control Circuits

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

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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

DC Motor Theory

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

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,…

Contactors

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

Inductive Reactance

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

Servo Motor Systems

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Reluctance Motor

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

Automotive Alternator

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

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

Inductive Reactance

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

Induction Motor, Large

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

DC Generator Theory

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

Motor Control Circuits

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

Polyphase Motor Design

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

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

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

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Induction Motor

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

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

Rectifier Circuits

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

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

Voltage Divider Circuits

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

Waveguide Calculator (Circular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a circular waveguide

High-impedance Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model TL082 recommended…

The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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Bipolar junction transistors (Also known as BJTs) can be used as an…

Precision Potentiometer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two single-turn, linear-taper potentiometers, 5…

Induction Motor, Large

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

AC phase

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If we were to express the series-connected DC voltages as phasors…

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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

Multimeters

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

DC Motor Theory

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

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

Definite Integrals and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

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        RELATED WORKSHEET: Calculus for Electric…

Active-mode Operation (JFET)

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JFETs, like bipolar transistors, are able to “throttle”…

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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The bipolar junction transistor (BJT) was named because its operation…

Impedance Transformation

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Standing waves at the resonant frequency points of an open- or…

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Potato Battery

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One large potato One lemon (optional) Strip of…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Transistors, junction field-effect (JFET)

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