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How to calculate current through an H-Bridge

Given the below H-Bridge, how do you calculate the current through the conduction paths? This particular IC, the L298, has a per-bridge limit of 2A - so I know the upper limit. If I were to place a ...
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Can I control a 12V motor from arduino using an H-bridge?

I want to control my 12 volt geared DC motor from my Arduino Uno. I want it to be able to rotate both directions as I'm intending to use it for a robot. Can I use the L293NE H-bridge in this case? ...
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How do I control a two 12VDC 10A motors using an Arduino?

I am new to arduino and electronics in general but I need some help on a project I am working on. Essentially I want to be able to control the state (on/off) and direction of two linear actuators that ...
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Why do most h bridge modules have more leads than 2 inputs, 2 outputs, and 2 for power?

I have been looking for a simple h bridge for high power applications (say ~2kW total--whether that be 2kV at one amp or 2kA at 1V I really do not care. I figure I can always use a transformer to ...
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H-bridge ic for high voltage and/or current

I tend to design my circuits around H-bridges, but the problem with making them out of standard mosfets is that I always have to compare the rise times, fall times, threshold voltage, etc of my ...
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Ground as Heat Sink

First of all, this might be a newbie question, but I'm just getting into hobby electronics and robotics, so this is all very new to me. Anyways, I'm looking at the data-sheet for an L293 IC, which ...