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Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

AC Commutator Motors

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

Induction Motor, Large

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

Single-phase Induction Motors

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

Automotive Alternator

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

Stepper Motors

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

DC Generator Theory

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

Servo Motor Systems

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

AC Motor Theory

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

Motor Control Circuits

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

AC Generator Theory

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

Other Specialized Motors

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

Rectifier Circuits

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

Stepper Motors

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A stepper motor is a “digital” version of the electric…

Polyphase Motor Design

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

Reluctance Motor

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute for the inductance of an edge coupled trace.

Voltage Signal Systems

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The use of variable voltage for instrumentation signals seems a rather…

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Temperature Converter

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Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin

What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

BJT Quirks

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

Potato Battery

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One large potato One lemon (optional) Strip of…

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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Reactive Power We know that reactive loads such as inductors and…

Trigonometric Equivalencies

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Review of R, X, and Z

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Before we begin to explore the effects of resistors, inductors, and…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

The Importance of Electrical Safety

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With this lesson, I hope to avoid a common mistake found in…

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

Latch Circuits

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What do you think this logic buffer gate will do, with the output…

Current Divider Circuits

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

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a microstrip.

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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In ladder logic symbolism, an electromechanical relay coil is shown as…

Contributors (10)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

JFET Amplifiers

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

Network Protocols

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Aside from the issues of the physical network (signal types and…