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Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

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.

Static Electricity Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…

Single-ended and Differential Amplifiers

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For ease of drawing complex circuit diagrams, electronic amplifiers…

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Thermocouples

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Seebeck Effect An interesting phenomenon applied in the field of…

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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

Strain Gauges

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

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.

4-wire Resistance Measurement

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Electromagnet made from experiment…

Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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By introducing electrical reactance into the feedback loops of an…

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Static Electricity Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

Permanent Magnets

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Centuries ago, it was discovered that certain types of mineral rock…

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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The bipolar junction transistor (BJT) was named because its operation…

Building a Differential Amplifier

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Differential Op-Amp Circuits An op-amp with no feedback is already a…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Sensitive Voltage Detector

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

Switches, Process Actuated

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

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

Digital-to-Analog Conversion

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

Contributors (11)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the value of resistance R1 in a reflection attenuator.

Table (portrait view)

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  Periodic table of chemical elements.

Time Constant Calculations

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

Contributors (15)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Power Quality Measurement

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It used to be with large AC power systems that “power…

The DIAC

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Like all diodes, Shockley diodes are unidirectional devices; that is,…

Other Diode Technologies

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Varicap or varactor diodes A variable capacitance diode is known as a…

Inductors

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An inductor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that…

AC Phase

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Things start to get complicated when we need to relate two or more AC…

Digital Signals and Gates

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While the binary numeration system is an interesting mathematical…

Transistors, junction field-effect (JFET)

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Note that the direction of the arrow at the gate indicates the…

Programmable Logic Controllers

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The Programmable Logic Controller, or PLC, was invented in the late…

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

Worksheets - Motion Sensors

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

The Instrumentation Amplifier

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What Is an Instrumentation Amplifier? An instrumentation amplifier…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

Three-phase Transformer Circuits

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