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Motor Control Circuits

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

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

Other Specialized Motors

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

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

DC Motor Theory

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

AC Motor Theory

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

Boolean Algebra

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Stepper Motors

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Induction Motor

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

Rectifier Circuits

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

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

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…

Characteristic Impedance

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Note the “50 ohm” rating printed on the jacket of the cable. What…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

Inductors

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! A 5 H inductor is subjected to an electric…

Design Project: Simple Component Curve-Tracer Circuit

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What do each of the oscilloscope axes represent, in real-life terms…

Digital Logic Signals

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A rheostat (variable resistor) and a switch are both examples of…

Single-phase Power Systems

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Single phase power system schematic diagram shows little about the…

The Unijunction Transistor (UJT)

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Unijunction transistor: Although a unijunction transistor is not a…

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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If the burden of two systems of measurement for common quantities…

Calculating Power Factor

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As was mentioned before, the angle of this “power…

Properties of Exponents

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Product of Powers Property am an = am+n   Power of a Product…

Contributors (11)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Wire Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of a wire stripline.

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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Label where each of the following electrical quantities would be found…

Microprocessors

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Early computer science pioneers such as Alan Turing and John Von…

Monostable Multivibrators

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We’ve already seen one example of a monostable multivibrator in…

Coax Inductance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the inductance of a coaxial cable.

Introduction to Mixed-Frequency AC Signals

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In our study of AC circuits thus far, we’ve explored circuits…

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Serial-out

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Serial-in, serial-out shift registers delay data by one clock time for…

Thevenin’s Theorem

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Thevenin’s Theorem states that it is possible to simplify any…

Conductor Size

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It should be common-sense knowledge that liquids flow through…