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Shock Current Path

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

Simple Series Circuits

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On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

Amplifiers

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Practical Benefit of Active Devices The practical benefit of active…

How to Use an Ammeter to Measure Current

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Parts and Materials   6-volt battery   6-volt incandescent…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of…

Voltage Comparator

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Parts and Materials Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Rectifying Diodes

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

Capacitor Charging and Discharging

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In this experiment, we will aim to learn about the following…

Diode Switching Circuits

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

Battery Construction

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The word battery simply means a group of similar components. In…

Component Modeling

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When plotted on a curve tracer, the characteristic curve for a normal…

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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Explain how an ohmmeter is able to measure the resistance of a…

DC Motor Theory

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

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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

Resistors

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

Ohm’s Law - How Voltage, Current, and Resistance Relate

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The first, and perhaps most important, the relationship between…

Potato Battery

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

Design Project: Telegraph System

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What voltage will you choose to use for each of the station batteries?

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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As an electric current is passed through a coil of wire, it creates a…

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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

Current Signal Systems

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Current Source It is possible through the use of electronic amplifiers…

Venn Diagrams and Sets

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Mathematicians use Venn diagrams to show the logical relationships of…

Superconductivity

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Conductors lose all of their electrical resistance when cooled to…

Karnaugh Mapping

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Identify each of these logic gates by name, and complete their…

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Every meter impacts the circuit it is measuring to some extent, just…

Static Electricity

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It was discovered centuries ago that certain types of materials would…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Boolean Algebraic Identities

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In mathematics, an identity is a statement true for all possible…

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

Q Factor and Bandwidth of a Resonant Circuit

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The Q, or quality, factor of a resonant circuit is a measure of the…

Conductor Ampacity

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The smaller the cross-sectional area of any given wire, the greater…

Time Constant Equations

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Value of time constant in series RC and RL circuits Time constant in…

Trigonometric Derivatives

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Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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Example Derivatives of e Proportionality Constant When we say that a…

Emergency Response

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

Potato Battery

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

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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What, exactly, is an arbitrary waveform generator, and for what…

Polyphase Motor Design

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

Rules for Derivatives

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Constant rule Rule of sums Rule of differences Product rule Quotient…

Digital-to-Analog Conversion

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If a pulse-width modulated (PWM) signal is sent to a passive…

Complex Voltage and Current Calculations

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There are circumstances when you may need to analyze a DC reactive…