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Motor Control Circuits

Textbook

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

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

Worksheets - Industrial

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

Flyback Switch Mode Regulator Calculator

Tools

A calculator for computing several parameters needed in the design of a flyback switch mode regulator

Inductive Reactance

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

Worksheets - Industrial

Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Automotive Alternator

Textbook

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

DC Generator Theory

Worksheets - Industrial

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

Torque Conversion Calculator

Tools

A tool designed to convert between units of torque

Motor Control Circuits

Textbook

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

Boolean Algebra

Worksheets - Industrial

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

Textbook

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

Servo Motor Systems

Worksheets - Industrial

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

Other Specialized Motors

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

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

Worksheets - Industrial

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

Worksheets - Industrial

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

AC Commutator Motors

Textbook

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

Induction Motor, Large

Textbook

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

Brushless DC Motor

Textbook

Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Induction Motor

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

Contactors

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

Reluctance Motor

Textbook

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

Factoring Equivalencies

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Factoring Identities :   a2 - b2 = (a + b) (a - b) a2 + 2ab + b2…

Waveguides

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A waveguide is a special form of transmission line consisting of a…

Circuit Effects

Textbook

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

Introduction to SPICE

Textbook

“With Electronics Workbench, you can create circuit schematics…

Display Tubes

Textbook

In addition to performing tasks of amplification and switching, tubes…

Switch Contact Design

Textbook

A switch can be constructed with any mechanism bringing two conductors…

Sources of Electricity

Worksheets - Industrial

What is the difference between DC and AC electricity? Identify some…

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

Textbook

Every meter impacts the circuit it is measuring to some extent, just…

555 Timer Astable Circuit

Tools

In an astable circuit, the output voltage alternates between VCC and 0 volts on a continuous basis.

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

Tools

This tool is designed to calculate the inductance of two parallel wires

Waveguide Calculator (Circular)

Tools

This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a circular waveguide

Calculating Electric Power

Textbook

Learn the Power Formula We’ve seen the formula for determining…

Elementary Amplifier Theory

Worksheets - Industrial

Fundamentally, an amplifier is a device that takes in a low-power…

“Ladder” Diagrams

Textbook

Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

Worksheets - Industrial

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

Precise Diode Circuits

Worksheets - Industrial

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

Decoder

Textbook

A decoder is a circuit that changes a code into a set of signals. It…

Rectangle Loop Inductance Calculator

Tools

This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a rectangle loop.

Parallel Circuits and the Application of Ohm’s Law

Textbook

In this introduction to parallel resistance circuits, we will explain…

The R/2nR DAC: Binary-Weighted-Input Digital-to-Analog Converter

Textbook

What Is a R/2nR DAC Circuit? The R/2nR DAC circuit, otherwise known as…