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Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

4-wire Resistance Measurement

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

Wheatstone Bridge Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the resistance of a variable resistor within a Wheatstone bridge circuit or the differential voltage created across the bridge terminals.

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.

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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This calculator will convert pressure values to ten different standard units for pressure.

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Look-up Tables

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

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…

Switches, Process Actuated

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

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…

Lorentz Force Calculator

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This calculator will determine the combined Lorentz force exerted on a charged particle moving through both an electric field and a magnetic field.

Building a Differential Amplifier

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

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…

Static Electricity Sensor

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

Delta-Sigma ADC

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One of the more advanced ADC technologies is the so-called…

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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A semiconductor device is one made of silicon or any number of other…

Vol I. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Battery Construction

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

Averager and Summer Circuits

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If we take three equal resistors and connect one end of each to a…

Example Circuits and Netlists

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The following circuits are pre-tested netlists for SPICE 2g6, complete…

Circuit With a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Low-voltage incandescent lamp…

Potential Pitfalls

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Fallacious reasoning and poor interpersonal relations account for more…

Voltage Comparator

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Parts and Materials Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Boolean Algebra

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

JFET Quirks

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Switches, Hand Actuated

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A switch is an electrical component that can “make” or…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Digital Communication

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

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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Define the following terms: energy, work, and power.

Coil Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a wire coil.

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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As an instructor of electronics, I am called upon frequently to help…

What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

Band-stop Filters

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How to Create a Band-stop Filter? Also called band-elimination,…