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Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Automotive Alternator

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

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

Servo Motor Systems

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

AC Commutator Motors

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

Single-phase Induction Motors

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

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Stepper Motors

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

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…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

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

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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

Polyphase Motor Design

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

Other Specialized Motors

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

Inductive Reactance

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

Sequences

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Arithmetic Sequences An arithmetic sequence is a series of numbers…

Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors (MOSFET)

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The Insulated-Gate Field-Effect Transistor (IGFET), also known as…

Switches, Process Actuated

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It is very important to keep in mind that the “normal”…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Conductor Size

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

Component Failure Analysis

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The job of a technician frequently entails…

Special Diodes

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

A Very Simple Computer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three batteries, each one with a different voltage…

Op-Amp Data

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Parametric data for all semiconductor op-amp models except the CA3130…

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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

Class B Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Dual operational amplifier,…

Pi Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a Pi Attenuator.

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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Example Derivatives of e Proportionality Constant When we say that a…

Memory Devices

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

What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

Resistance Calculator

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This calculator calculates the resistivity of a component based on its resistance value, length, and cross-sectional area.

Clipper Circuits

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A circuit which removes the peak of a waveform is known as a clipper.…

Electromagnetic Induction

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While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

Questions to Ask Before Proceeding

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Has the system ever worked before? If yes, has anything happened to…