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### 3-Phase system Voltage conversion

Made with microcap v12. You can construct the "voltages" using a simulator. Just see this. Just a difference of "30°". R, S, T in that order ... R-S, S-T, T-R ...
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### Non contact AC voltage detector circuit current calculation

Realize that this circuit was most likely created by a hacker, not an Engineer. Its characteristics are highly dependent on the beta of the transistors. An ESD discharge to the input will most likely ...
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### What is the role for each of these AC coupling components?

Multiple components do multiple things. And this isn't simply just AC coupling any more. It's much more than that. R1 220 ohms rises the digital buffer IC output impedance, i.e. it limits the current ...
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### What is the role for each of these AC coupling components?

A PWM signal swinging between 0 and a positive peak can be considered as the sum of an AC signal and a DC offset. DC offset is the avg (mean) value which is equal to the duty-cycle of the PWM signal ...
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### How is the reactance of a capacitor formulated?

The math Consider this linear differential equation with real coefficients $$\frac{\text{d}\ y(t)}{\text{d}t} + a_0y(t) = b_0x(t) \tag1$$ Assume now that the input and output are complex valued ...
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### How is the reactance of a capacitor formulated?

How exactly does the reactance formula Xc=1ωC come about? $\mathbb{V}=V_0\exp\left(j\,\omega t\right)$. (Note: The vector length is unchanging. It's tip forms a helix traveling in time. A voltage ...
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### How is the reactance of a capacitor formulated?

In an ideal capacitor, there are no parasitic resistances so the real component to the impedance is just zero and the phase angle is -90 degrees or -j. It can also be written as Z = 0 - jωC. In real ...
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### Power IR2110 from a low voltage AC Source

You have connected your "DC Output" of the bridge to the AC input. The cathodes of D1 and D2 are the positive output of the bridge, and anodes of D3 and D4 are the negative output of the ...
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### Are there any regulations that disallow simple AC-to-AC mains to low voltage power supplies?

AC adapter? What you are describing is not an AC-to-AC adapter. They are transformers, and the transformer makes it safe by inserting a large impedance between the user and the utility. There is ...
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### DC bias vs AC voltage change rate on MLCC capacitors

Prerequisites: calculus, derivatives; E&M, static fields; definition of capacitance. Consider the construction of a capacitor: We have two parallel plates (or anything equivalent to them: a roll, ...
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### DC bias vs AC voltage change rate on MLCC capacitors

You seem to be interpreting the results without considering the test conditions. Let's start with DC bias test. The website says the capacitance vs DC bias is measured with 0.5VRMS AC signal (...
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### I'm trying to wire this motor I have, but I'm not sure how to read this diagram

You are correct. This is a split-phase, capacitor-start induction motor. It runs from a single phase AC power source. How it works: For the higher voltage, the two "A" phase coils are ...
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### Potentiometer for Kitchen Fan

Cheap speed control modules for fans are typically built around a capacitor that will form an impedance divider, with a purely reactive impedance. So it will reduce the voltage seen by the motor, but ...

### Potentiometer for Kitchen Fan

The silver component is in fact a capacitor, the code you read on top of it probably means 4.7uF rated for 35 volts and the 169 is the date code or some series number, the main thing you need to focus ...
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### AC Stepdown transformer blown troubleshoot

What would cause a transformer to fail across the primary, from simply switching a breaker off, then back on? It cooled down when the breaker went off then, it warmed up when the breaker was ...
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### Food for thought: Which person has truth in this discussion on capacity and AC?

person1: AC voltage 'flows' even through insulator, fact. False, category error. Voltage doesn't flow, current flows. We could say that it's sort of true about insulators, if you are allowed to ...
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### How to find the power factor of a component when the combined power factor and one other power factor is known?

As you correctly surmised, you can't add the magnitudes of complex power as ChatGPT says because they're vectors, but you can add them as vectors. Please forgive my drawing skills. Edit: the ...
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Since current $i(t)$ is discontinuous at time $t=1\mu s$, the calculation must be piecewise, the sum of integrals over two distinct intervals, but the equation for $i$ during each interval is ...