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Static Electricity Sensor

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

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.

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Sensitive Voltage Detector

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

Static Electricity Sensor

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

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

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.

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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

Strain Gauges

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

4-wire Resistance Measurement

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

Building a Differential Amplifier

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

Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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By introducing electrical reactance into the feedback loops of an…

Single-ended and Differential Amplifiers

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For ease of drawing complex circuit diagrams, electronic amplifiers…

Switches, Process Actuated

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Permanent Magnets

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

Thermocouples

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Seebeck Effect An interesting phenomenon applied in the field of…

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

AC Motor Theory

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

Other Waveshapes

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As strange as it may seem, any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform is…

Ammeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Just like voltmeters, ammeters tend to influence the amount of current…

Integrated Circuits

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  A Logic Gate is assigned as an elementary building block of…

Passive Integrator and Differentiator Circuits

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Calculus is a branch of mathematics that…

A Very Simple Computer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three batteries, each one with a different voltage…

Introduction to Network Theorems

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Anyone who’s studied geometry should be familiar with the…

The P-N Junction

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If a block of P-type semiconductor is placed in contact with a block…

N-Way Power Divider Calculator

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This calculator determines the total path loss provided by an RF n-way power splitter.

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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What is an Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT), and what…

Servo Motor Systems

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

Contributors (1)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Transistor Ratings and Packages (IGFET)

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Synchronous Condenser

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Synchronous motors load the power line with a leading power factor.…

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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An oscilloscope is a very useful piece of electronic test equipment.…

Free Space Path Loss Calculator

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This calculator calculates the free space loss, given the distance, frequency, and gain, between two antennas.

Static Electricity

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What does it mean for an object to have an electric charge? Give an…

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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

More on Spectrum Analysis

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Computerized Fourier analysis, particularly in the form of the FFT…