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Automotive Alternator

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

Reluctance Motor

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

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

AC Generator Theory

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

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…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

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

DC Motor Theory

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

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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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

AC Commutator Motors

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

AC Motor Theory

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

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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

DC Generator Theory

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Reluctance Motor

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

Induction Motor, Large

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Rectifier Circuits

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

Single-phase Induction Motors

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

Inductive Reactance

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

Induction Motor

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

Electric Shock

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

AC Motor Theory

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

DC Generator Theory

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

AC Generator Theory

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

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

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

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

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

DC Motor Theory

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Inductor Quirks

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In an ideal case, an inductor acts as a purely reactive device. That…

Safe Circuit Design

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As we saw earlier, a power system with no secure connection to earth…

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.

Oscillator Circuits

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Phase shift oscillator. R1C1, R2C2, and R3C3 each provide 60° of…

Converting Truth Tables into Boolean Expressions

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In designing digital circuits, the designer often begins with a truth…

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Serial-out

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Serial-in, serial-out shift registers delay data by one clock time for…

The Tetrode

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As the name suggests, the tetrode tube contains four elements: cathode…

Contributors (16)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of current (4…

Contributors (11)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Battery Ratings

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Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…

Contactors

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

Series-parallel R, L, and C

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Now that we’ve seen how series and parallel AC circuit analysis…

Vol V. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Differential Equations

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

Mutual Inductors

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Mutual inductors are inductors that capitalize the effect of mutual…

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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Early in my explorations of electricity, I came across a length of…

Practical Considerations - Transformers

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Power Capacity As has already been observed, transformers must be well…

How to Build a Current Mirror Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS   Two NPN transistors—models 2N2222 or…