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Motor Control Circuits

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

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

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…

Rectifier Circuits

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

Single-phase Induction Motors

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

DC Generator Theory

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

Other Specialized Motors

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) uses digital signals to control power…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

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…

Boolean Algebra

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Induction Motor

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

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Parallel-out (SIPO) Conversion

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A serial-in, parallel-out shift register is similar to the serial-in,…

Ohm’s Law Calculator

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Calculate circuit parameters using Ohm's Law

Digital Ramp ADC

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Also known as the stairstep-ramp, or simply counter A/D converter,…

Rectifier Circuits

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

Capacitor Sizing Equation

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Capacitance Formula     Permittivity of Dielectric  …

Derivative of a Constant

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    (“c” being a constant)   RELATED…

Other Waveshapes

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As strange as it may seem, any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform is…

Introduction to Junction Field-effect Transistors (JFET)

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A transistor is a linear semiconductor device that controls current…

Decibels Equations

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Rules for Antiderivatives

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Constant Rule     Rule of Sums     Rule of…

Circuit Effects

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The principle of non-sinusoidal, repeating waveforms being equivalent…

Battery Ratings

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Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

Inductor Transient Response

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Inductors have the exact opposite characteristics of capacitors.…

TTL NAND and AND gates

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Suppose we altered our basic open-collector inverter circuit, adding a…

Electronics as Science

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Electronics is a science, and a very accessible science at that. With…

Amplifier Gain

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The Voltage Gain Because amplifiers have the ability to increase the…

Parallel Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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Using the same value components in our series example circuit, we will…

Nonlinear OpAmp Circuits

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

Network Topology

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Point-to-Point Connecting two digital devices with a network, would…

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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Perhaps the most ingenious technique was that of the delay line. A…