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Motor Control Circuits

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

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 12AX7 dual triode vacuum tube Two power…

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

Induction Motor

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

AC Motor Theory

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

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Boolean Algebra

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Servo Motor Systems

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

Electric Shock

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It is sometimes said regarding electrical safety that, Ït’s not the…

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

Motor Control Circuits

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

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 Commutator Motors

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

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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

Stepper Motor Calculator

Tools

A tool designed to calculate the maximum speed, minimum time per step and maximum power of a stepper motor

Inductive Reactance

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

Systems of Numeration

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Roman Numerals The Romans devised a system that was a substantial…

Nonlinear Conduction

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“Advances are made by answering questions. Discoveries are made…

Sum and Product Notation

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For reference, this section introduces the terminology used in some…

Broadside Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

Tools

This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a broadside coupled trace.

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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Read-only memory (ROM) is similar in design to static or dynamic RAM…

AC Resistor Circuits (Inductive)

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Instantaneous Values in AC Circuits Pure resistive AC circuit:…

Transistors, Hybrid

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In essence, the IGFET controls the base current of a BJT, which…

Basic Gate Function

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Parts and Materials 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Power in Resistive and Reactive AC circuits

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Consider a circuit for a single-phase AC power system, where a 120…

Temperature Converter

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Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin

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,…

Band-pass Filters

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How to Create Band-pass Filter There are applications where a…

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Diodes

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A diode is an electronics component made from a combination of a…

Full-wave Center-tap Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6-volt output) Two…

Tube Parameters

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For bipolar junction transistors, the fundamental measure of…

Amplifiers

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Practical Benefit of Active Devices The practical benefit of active…

Scientific Notation in SPICE

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The SPICE circuit simulation computer program uses scientific notation…

More on Spectrum Analysis

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Computerized Fourier analysis, particularly in the form of the FFT…