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Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

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…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Reluctance Motor

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

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 Instrumentation Transducers

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

Automotive Alternator

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

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

AC Motor Theory

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

DC Generator Theory

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

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…

AC Generator Theory

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

DC Generator Theory

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

Induction Motor, Large

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

Rectifier Circuits

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

Boolean Algebra

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Induction Motor

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

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Servo Motor Systems

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Inductive Reactance

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

DC Lab - Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will use a potentiometer as a variable resistor to control the speed of a motor and learn how to connect a potentiometer as a rheostat.

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…

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

DC Motor Theory

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If the ends of a wire loop are attached to two half-circular metal…

Capacitor Transient Response

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Because capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, they…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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Define the following terms: energy, work, and power.

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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Now we can proceed to studying specific types of digital storage…

Differential Equations

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As opposed to normal equations where the solution is a number, a…

LC Resonant Frequency Calculator

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A circuit with an inductor (L) and capacitor (C) connected in parallel or series will have a resonant frequency at which their impedances are equal. Given two of the three values—inductance, capacitance, or resonant frequency—this tool will calculate the missing third variable.

Diode Switching Circuits

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Diodes can perform switching and digital logic operations. Forward and…

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

Factorials

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Definition of a Factorial Denoted by the symbol “!” after…

Summary of Filters

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As lengthy as this chapter has been up to this point, it only begins…

Permeability and Saturation

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The nonlinearity of material permeability may be graphed for better…

Basic Logic Gates

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Identify the type of logic gate shown in this schematic diagram, and…

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

Current Mirror BJTs

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Bipolar Junction Transistor or BJT Current Mirror An often-used…

Sensing AC Magnetic Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones Electromagnet coil…

High-Reliability Circuits

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

The Common-gate Amplifier (JFET)

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DC Lab - Thermoelectricity

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a thermocouple to measure temperature changes and learn about the Seebeck effect.

Signal Coupling

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery One capacitor, 0.22 µF…

Design Project: Intercom System

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Design a passive circuit that will create a "split” ( V/-V) power…