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How Does Resistance Affect EMF Measurements?

I have very little electrical engineering knowledge, but am working on a simple Arduino project that detects electromagnetic fields. The original project specifies that three 1M resistors should be ...
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Does 20 Millegausse near outlet with nothing plugged in suggest faulty wiring?

Meterk EMF meter showing 20+ millegausse near two outlets only. Both outlets have nothing plugged in. Possible live and neutral wires faulty?
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EMF - Dangerous uT levels? [closed]

Live in 7 floor apartment building directly above electrical room for entire building and old elevator. Noticed static electricity or excessive charge and have been investigating. Measured EMF ...
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DC Shunt Motor Load Loss

I have three DC shunt wound motors in series. Each motor has a coupling to a transmission. I am trying to work out (mathematically, as opposed to intuitively), what happens if the coupling was to drop ...
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How do I connect a four way key in a potentiometer?

I asked this question in Physics stack exchange and had an answer, but I couldn't understand it well. A comment said this stack exchange was a better fit for the question. Question: How do I connect ...
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Why aren't homopolar generators more commonly used?

In particular with the advent of HVDC(high voltage direct current). Using mercury(metal), the resistive losses can be greatly reduced. There has even been some experimental research into neon plasma ...
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What happens in a generator so that we get a sinusoidal voltage as an output?

I read this online, " For a travelling magnetic field in a circle, the induced magnetic field in the armature of the generator will be sinusoidal. That's why the generated voltage is a sinusoid, ...
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Are headphones with EMF measurement of 10,000 milligauss harmful to me?

I used a EMF detector app on my phone and measured the EMF output on my wired headphones. It measured around 10,000 milligauss on one part of both ear cups. Since wearing these headphones on my head ...
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What is the SI unit of magnetic force?

As derived from F = qvB sinθ, what is the unit of magnetic force, and why? Edit: I mistakenly asked about magnetic field before. -- I'm asking the magnetic force.
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EMF from power lines [closed]

My new house flat is near an overhead power line. It's a steel structure so it's the higher energy lines. The line is about 1200 feet away at the closest point, I guess that is fairly far and you'll ...
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Calculating a voltmeter reading

I'd like to preface with saying that I'm quite new to this. Given emf E = 9 V, and that both resistances are equal, R = 1 kΩ, ...
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Strategies to reduce EMF radiation

During a long-term, almost six month long, data acquisition in a proximity of scanning electron microscope I have found a significant source of magnetic field noise, which is altering the results. I ...
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Stepper Driver signal noise problem (Ground Loop)

I have an BluePill board (Arm Cortex M3 Dev. Board). Also a a4988 stepper motor driver. BluePill is powered from usb of my PC. Stepper motor driver is powered by external power supply which is 220V -> ...
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PC monitor flickers/resets when washer motor switches on or off [closed]

My room is next to our laundry and I've recently got a new PC monitor. I've noticed each time the motor in the washing machine is switched on or off, my monitor flickers/resets. The monitor is 32" but ...
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Cancelling Ripple With A 7555

Friends, I did this once but don't remember the detail. A very sensitive circuit which switches a relatively heavy load. I used a 7555 IC to momentarily blank out any ripple or instability caused by ...
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Sparks on grounded metal bodies on lighting strikes in the nearby (two miles)

I have a strange phenomenon in our mountain cabin, on the Italian alps: lightning strike on the nearby (not so near: < 2 miles) causes audible / visible sparks on: electric / fire wood water ...
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EMF - DC Permanent Magnet Motor

I am using FEMM to design a dc permanent magnet rotor. I am trying to calculate the EMF that is induced to the rotor. Since each coil has a different position, the induced emf will be different. In ...
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Circuit approximation of Induction in guitar pickups

I was trying to learn the way basic guitar circuits work, the other day, and I stumbled upon a thing that I couldn't fully understand. According to this site, a simple guitar circuit can be made as ...
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What is the canonical form based on sinus of the autoinduced EMF in a coil

I am stuck with this exercise as I can't really find the expressions I need in order to solve this. Please help me & guide me theoretically, so I can finish this. Deduce the canonical form based ...
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Using 2 Tank Circuits to Determine the Position/Direction of a Wire

I am building a robot that uses 2 LC tank circuits with some gain and analog filtering to determine the position of a "Track Wire" that has an AC current of a specific frequency traveling vertically. ...
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Zener diode for solenoid

I am new in electronics and this is old subject but still. I started new Arduino project where I control 4 solenoid valves independently via Arduino 4 chanel 5 V Relay module. From the beginning I put ...
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A simple motor using Copper coil

This is a simple motor made with a magnet, a battery and a copper coil. I am curious to know how can it be explained using physics. I know that the copper is diamagnetic but not enough that it can ...
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Is there an actual need for the concepts “emf” and “back emf”?

Given a two-terminal element where you can only measure the voltage across terminals \$v(t)\$ [\$v_{ab}(t)\$] and the current \$i(t)\$ defined as entering the positive [a] terminal, there doesn't seem ...
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Thermal EMF (seebeck effect) on PCBs

Can poor PCB fabrication process / assembly, and the type of solder used cause thermal EMF (seebeck on PCB) problem? Is it affected by the type of the material used? For example, quality of plating, ...
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Using an analog temperature sensor near 3-phase 150V , 40A Motor Controller?

I'm looking for suggestions on what type of temperature sensor to use. I need to have it attached to the heat sync of a 150V, 40A 3-phase motor controller. The motor controller is in a enclosed space ...
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Question about coil emf

Hi I am a Korean student studying physics. Recently I was solving a physics problem about coil emf and I have a question. As you see in this circuit and the graph, when you close the switch the emf ...
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Question about Stepper Motors

I have a need to sometimes manually turn the lead screw on a stepper motor controlled CNC system (which I have not purchased yet). So IF I put a switch in the wires of the stepper motor and open the ...
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Relating DC motor with the Fleming right hand rule

I am studying DC motors and I know that what the direction of the rotation will be given by the left hand rule. If I compare the right and left hand rule, if I point the thumb and the first finger ...
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AC Circuit Having Only Capacitor

In my book, it is written that at any instant, PD across the Capacitor Plates = Applied EMF ---------(1) Assuming that it's a pure Capacitor of Capacitance C, I think if Voltage across Capacitor ...
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basic differences between voltage and emf?

what are the basic diff between the emf and voltage? is it that the voltage of a battery is emf and voltage is potential diff between two points,and also please give me some suggestion how to take ...
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What properties of metal makes make them suitable as EMF shielding material?

What properties of metals make them effective at shielding against EMF, and which metals are typically used? How does Aluminium, Steel, Copper and Lead compare?
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“Where” does back EMF appear in motor?

I've been trying to understand EMF, specifically back EMF in electrical motors, such as for example a setup like this: Say that we apply a voltage to the brushes. I understand that once the rotation ...
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Why is the outlet ground voltage different from grounded Macbook voltage

Measuring on A/C with a digital voltmeter: Measurement One I connect the ground lead to earth on a 3-prong plug, And hold the other lead with my thumb and forefinger, And observe that I register ...
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Electromotive force of a battery

The definitions of electromotive force of a cell that i have studied include: 1.When no current is drawn from a cell,i.e., when the cell is in open circuit, then potential difference between the ...
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Measure EMF Radiation from High Altitude Balloon

I'm participating in a competition which involves building a probe that will be attached to a weather balloon. It will probably rise up to an altitude of 30 km. I am thinking of measuring EMF ...
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RC filter in a simple PWM motor drive

I was looking at a friend's design for a simple PWM motor drive and I'm trying to figure out what's the use of some components. Here's the schematic: I get what most parts are for: power supply fuse ...
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DC Motor EMF re-usage?

I have 2 questions: 1 - The Brushed DC motor variety has a type when one turns the shaft manually it free runs with no friction or resistance at all, and then another type which feels like a mild ...
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Reduce interference over 3.5 mm to cassette tape adapter

I have one of those cheap 3.5mm > cassette adapters, to use in my car. I've purchased high-end ones (around $40) and I've purchased cheaper ones like this ($20) but I always get static/feedback from ...
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Can ground plane EMIT noise?

I have 3 separate grounds in my project: AGND - Analog ground is very quiet, very small relatively smooth currents PGND - Power ground used for power bypass caps and power supply related circuitry is ...
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Induced EMF in a transformer

In a transformer a sinusoidally varying voltage is applied to the primary coil of the transformer which give rise to a time varying flux which induce another sinusoidally varying EMF in the primary ...
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Noise from stun-gun based butane torch ignition spark is locking up ATmega328 microcontroller

I have a stun gun (http://www.amazon.com/VIPERTEK-VTS-989-Heavy-Rechargeable-Flashlight/dp/B00FPE6UN2) which I am using to create a large 1/2" electrical arc through the air to remotely ignite a ...
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Ideal Op Amp and its Input Voltage

In an ideal operational amplifier, I understand that the inputs draw no current (due to infinite impedance). So, in the example below, the value of Vp would equal the value of the EMF (because there ...
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Produce current

Ok, so I was trying our an experiment to generate minute current. I got a battery operated gear motor which can produce current to light ant led bulb when rotated. I am trying to create an automation ...
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What electric field strength in the range 50MHz to 3.5GHz should be considered “natural”?

If we were to measure the electric field strength of the earth's surface in the range 50MHz to 3.5GHz (in the absence of any man-made transmitter), what value should be considered "natural"? The next ...
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Can superimposed (combined) wireless signals create a health hazard?

Not to sound all tin-foil-hat-like but I'm learning about wireless signals and am trying to understand it better. So my question is: When multiple wireless signals are transmitted at the same time ...
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Do external EMFs affect in some way a capacitor?

I Know that inducters are affected by external magnetic fields .The affect depends on the construction of the inducter . What I would like to know is how capacitors are affected by external ...
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Do short circuits between transformer windings cause noticeable change in EMF?

I am looking into developing a sensor system to be placed within a transformer. This sensor system in theory, should be able to detect any unprecedented change in EMF within the transformer enclosure. ...
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What are the consequences of connecting two motors in parallel?

I am using two DC motors rated at 36V and maximum current draw of 5A. To reduce the number of motor-controllers, I am planning to connect them in parallel. The two motors are required to run at the ...
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Can I tell the voltage of High Power Transmission lines by its Type?

I am moving to Foster City, CA and am looking at an apartment about 550 feet from these power lines: https://www.google.com/maps/@37.562322,-122.27068,3a,75y,153.58h,99.44t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!...
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additional resistance required to produce a potential drop

A wire of length 100cm is connected to a cell of emf 2V and negligible internal resistance. The resistance of the wire is 3Ω. The additional resistance required to produce a potential drop of 1 ...