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Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

Reluctance Motor

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

AC Commutator Motors

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

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

Automotive Alternator

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

AC Generator Theory

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If an electric current is passed through this wire, which direction…

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

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.…

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…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

DC Generator Theory

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

AC Motor Theory

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

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

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…

Stepper Motors

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Boolean Algebra

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

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

AC Motor Theory

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

Polyphase Motor Design

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

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

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.…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

Servo Motor Systems

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

AC Generator Theory

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If an electric current is passed through this wire, which direction…

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

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

Contactors

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

Simple Parallel Circuits

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On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

Calculating Power Factor

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

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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Whenever electrons flow through a conductor, a magnetic field will…

Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Power Supply Circuits

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There are three major kinds of power supplies: unregulated (also…

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

Design Project: Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) Signal Generator

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What shape of voltage waveform would you expect to measure (using an…

BJT Quirks

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An ideal transistor would show 0% distortion in amplifying a signal.…

Transistors, Insulated-gate Field-effect (IGFET or MOSFET)

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We have the symbols for depletion mode and enhancement mode MOSFETs -…

LED Resistor Calculator

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An LED resistance calculator is perfect for when you have a single LED and need to know which resistor you should use.

Power Measurement

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Power measurement in AC circuits can be quite a bit more complex than…

Analysis Options

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AC ANALYSIS: General form: .ac [curve] [points] [start] [final]…

The Command-line Interface

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If you’ve used DOS or UNIX operating systems before in a…

Circuit With a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Low-voltage incandescent lamp…

Q Factor and Bandwidth of a Resonant Circuit

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The Q, or quality, factor of a resonant circuit is a measure of the…

Series and Parallel Capacitors

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When capacitors are connected in series, the total capacitance is…

Clipper and Clamper Circuits

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

DC Mesh Current Analysis

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