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Copper Wire Gauge Table

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Solid Cooper Wire Table Size Diameter (inches) Cross-sectional area…

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

Creating Custom Calibration Resistances

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Often in the course of designing and building electrical meter…

Simple Circuits

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

Questions relating to project management

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Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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Capacitors, like all electrical components, have limitations that must…

Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Setting Up a Home Lab

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In order to build the circuits described in this volume, you will need…

Soldering

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Both soldering irons and soldering guns are tools used in the process…

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of an embedded microstrip.

Automotive Alternator

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

Minterm vs Maxterm Solution

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So far we have been finding Sum-Of-Product (SOP) solutions to logic…

Factors Affecting Inductance

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There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

Stripline Max Current Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the maximum current that a stripline can handle

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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In the course of learning about electricity, you will want to…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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Many electronic circuits use what is called a split or a dual power…

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a microstrip etched on a PCB.

Sensing AC Magnetic Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones Electromagnet coil…

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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Read-only memory (ROM) is similar in design to static or dynamic RAM…

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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Up until this point, our analysis of transistor logic circuits has…

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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Three-phase Wye(Y) Connection Initially, we explored the idea of…

Make Your Own Multimeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Sensitive meter movement (Radio Shack catalog #…

Bandpass Filter Calculator

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This calculates values of the inductance, capacitance of an inductor and capacitor used in a Butterworth LC bandpass filter.

Peak Voltage Calculator

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The peak voltage calculator calculates peak voltage values from the peak-to-peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

Sensitive Audio Detector

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PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio headphones…

Characteristic Impedance

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The Parallel Wires of Infinite Length Suppose, though, that we had a…

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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

TTL Logic Gates

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Negative Feedback

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If we connect the output of an op-amp to its inverting input and apply…

Variable Inductor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Paper tube, from a toilet-paper roll Bar of iron…

Definite Integrals and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

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Basic Voltmeter Use

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What will this voltmeter register when connected to a battery as shown…

DC Bridge Circuits

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

Permeability and Saturation

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The nonlinearity of material permeability may be graphed for better…

Data Flow

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Buses and networks are designed to allow communication to occur…

Strain Gauges

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If a strip of conductive metal is stretched, it will become skinnier…

Biasing Techniques (IGFET)

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High Voltage Ohmmeters

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Most ohmmeters of the design shown in the previous section utilize a…

Potentiometers

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Emergency Response

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Despite lock-out/tag-out procedures and multiple repetitions of…

Introduction to SPICE

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Integrator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Operational amplifier,…

Symmetric Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a symmetric stripline.

Current Divider

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

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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A common phrase heard in reference to electrical safety goes something…

Basic Ammeter Use

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Show how this ammeter would be connected to the light bulb circuit to…

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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Electromechanical relays used to start and stop high-power electric…

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

The Common-source Amplifier (IGFET)

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The Importance of Electrical Safety

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

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the inductance of two parallel wires

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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

Phase-locked Loops

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Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

An Analogy for Ohm’s Law

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Ohm’s Law also makes intuitive sense if you apply it to the…

Switches, Process Actuated

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