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Automotive Alternator

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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

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,…

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

Inductive Reactance

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

AC Motor Theory

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

Servo Motor Systems

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

Single-phase Induction Motors

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

Reluctance Motor

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

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

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…

Motor Control Circuits

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

DC Motor Theory

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

AC Commutator Motors

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

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

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

Polyphase Motor Design

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

Design Project: DC Motor

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

Boolean Algebra

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

Reluctance Motor

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

Single-phase Induction Motors

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Induction Motor, Large

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

Stepper Motors

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

Inductive Reactance

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

Linear Computational Circuitry

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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…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Other Specialized Motors

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

AC Motor Theory

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Quantum Physics

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“I think it is safe to say that no one understands quantum…

Boolean Relationships on Venn Diagrams

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The fourth example has A partially overlapping B. Though, we will…

Millman’s Theorem Revisited

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You may have wondered where we got that strange equation for the…

Trigonometric Derivatives

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    RELATED WORKSHEETS: Calculus for Electric Circuits…

Common Sources of Hazard

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Of course, there is a danger of electrical shock when directly…

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Capacitors

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Identify some of the different types of capacitors, and their…

Time Constant Equations

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Value of time constant in series RC and RL circuits   Time…

Octal and Hexadecimal Numeration

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Because binary numeration requires so many bits to represent…

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Guidelines to Series-Parallel Combination Circuit Analysis The goal of…

Metric Notation

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The metric system, besides being a collection of measurement units for…

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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

Gas Discharge Tubes

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If you’ve ever witnessed a lightning storm, you’ve seen…

Divided Feedback

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If we add a voltage divider to the negative feedback wiring so that…

Edge Coupled Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This tool helps calculate the impedance of an edge coupled microstrip.

Wire Types and Sizes

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Most electrical wire is covered in a rubber or plastic coating called…

Introduction to Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT)

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The invention of the bipolar transistor in 1948 ushered in a…