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Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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Shock Current Path

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As we’ve already learned, electricity requires a complete path…

Voltage Divider Calculator

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The voltage divider is a circuit used to create a voltage less than or equal to the input voltage.

Three-phase Transformer Circuits

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Since three-phase is used so often for power distribution systems, it…

Single-phase Power Systems

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Single phase power system schematic diagram shows little about the…

DC Lab - Sensitive Voltage Detector With Audio Output

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will construct a voltage detector with adjustable sensitivity and audio output, and you will learn a method for detecting small electrical signals without an oscilloscope.

Impedance Matching With Transformers

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Suppose you were to take a 3 kW electric heater rated for 240 VAC and…

Basic Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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When lightning strikes, nearby magnetic compass needles may be seen to…

Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors (MOSFET)

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

Optoelectronic Devices

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In this circuit, the electric motor is supposed to turn on whenever…

Ionization (gas-filled) Tubes

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So far, we’ve explored tubes which are totally…

Voltage Divider Circuits

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Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Ring Counters

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If the output of a shift register is fed back to the input. a ring…

Lenz’s Law and Faraday’s Law Calculator

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This calculator uses Faraday's and Lenz's laws to calculate the magnitude and polarity of the induced electromotive force (EMF) caused by a change in magnetic flux through a closed-loop coil.

Servo Motor Systems

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

Timer Circuits

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DC Lab - Parallel Batteries

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will connect batteries in parallel to power a light and learn the relationship between the individual battery currents and the total system current.

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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Inductors

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! A 5 H inductor is subjected to an electric…

Solving Unbalanced Wheatstone Bridge Circuits Via Mesh Current Method

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An unbalanced Wheatstone bridge cannot be solved using simple series…

AC Voltmeters and Ammeters

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AC electromechanical meter movements come in two basic arrangements:…

Digital Lab - S-R Latch Using NOR Gates

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build an S-R latch using two NOR gates and learn how this type of digital memory operates, including invalid states, race conditions, and the effects of output loading.

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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A calculator for solving the maximum current a microstrip can handle.

Oscillator Circuits

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

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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In the common-emitter section of this chapter, we saw a SPICE analysis…

DIY EE Lab - Setting Up a Home Electronics Lab

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To build the DIY electronics projects described in this textbook, you will need a small work area, a few tools, and some basic electronics supplies. This page describes the setup of a low-cost home electronics laboratory.

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

Simple AC Circuit Calculations

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Over the course of the next few chapters, you will learn that AC…

The TRIAC

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SCRs are unidirectional (one-way) current devices, making them useful…

The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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Bipolar junction transistors (Also known as BJTs) can be used as an…

Hand Calculator Use

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To enter numbers in scientific notation into a hand calculator, there…

Si Lab - Astable Multivibrator Audio Oscillator

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In this hands-on semiconductor electronics experiment, build an astable multivibrator (oscillator) circuit that provides an output in the audio frequency range and learn the effect of component values and supply voltage on oscillation frequency.

DC Bridge Circuits

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Bridge Circuits

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No text on electrical metering could be called complete without a…

Venn Diagrams and Sets

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Mathematicians use Venn diagrams to show the logical relationships of…

Critical Temperatures for Superconductors

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Critical temperatures given in Kelvins Material Element/Alloy Critical…

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

Intro Lab - How to Use an Ohmmeter to Measure Resistance

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In this hands-on introduction to electronics, you will experiment with a multimeter and learn how to measure resistance using the ohmmeter function.

Practical Considerations - Transformers

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

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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