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Inductive Reactance

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

AC Motor Theory

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

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

DC Motor Theory

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Automotive Alternator

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

Contactors

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

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Motor Control Circuits

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

Single-phase Induction Motors

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

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…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Reluctance Motor

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

DC Generator Theory

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

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…

Stepper Motors

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Servo Motor Systems

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

AC Generator Theory

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

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

Automotive Alternator

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

Motor Control Circuits

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

Reluctance Motor

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

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

DC Generator Theory

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Polyphase Motor Design

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

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

AC Commutator Motors

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

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Other Specialized Motors

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Induction Motor, Large

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

Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a microstrip.

The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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It is a common phenomenon for the electrical resistance of a substance…

Temperature Converter

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Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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As an instructor of electronics, I am called upon frequently to help…

The “Buffer” Gate

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If we were to connect two inverter gates together so that the output…

Basic Ammeter Use

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Show how this ammeter would be connected to the light bulb circuit to…

Hysteresis

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Thyristors are a class of semiconductor components exhibiting…

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Ohmmeter Design

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Though mechanical ohmmeter (resistance meter) designs are rarely used…

Ohm’s Law

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

Contributors (5)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Potentiometers

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Inductance

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! One of the fundamental principles of…

Complex Number Arithmetic

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Since complex numbers are legitimate mathematical entities, just like…

Factorials

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Definition of a Factorial Denoted by the symbol “!” after…

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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

Basic Algebra and Graphing for Electric Circuits

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Many different equations used in the analysis of electric circuits may…

Some Examples with AC Circuits

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Let’s connect three AC voltage sources in series and use complex…

Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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