Tag Archives: current

Experimenting with Buck Converters

If you’re like me, the first thing you do when wiring up a new circuit is to connect the power and ground rails (with the power source initially turned off… maybe).  And you’ve probably got at least one power supply … Continue reading

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Heatsink or Swim

Apparently I have a thing for testing.  I rather love to run experiments, even when there’s no immediate need for the results.  I guess I just enjoy trying stuff, and hey, maybe even learning a thing or two. So last … Continue reading

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Iontophoresis: Pharmacology, Meet Electrical Engineering

I don’t mean to brag, but I have a really great mom.  Sadly though, last week she twisted her ankle quite badly.  According to her physical therapist, the injury caused damage to one of the nerves in her leg.  So, … Continue reading

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Measuring Telluric Currents – First Trial

Way back in November of last year (2010), I wrote a short little article on telluric currents, their history, and related applications.  Now, in case you’re unfamiliar with this topic (as I was prior to November of last year), here’s … Continue reading

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Current Sensing Made Easy

It’s been said that engineers aren’t boring people, we just get excited about boring things. Well, that may be true, but I’m not so sure. How could anyone not get excited about measuring hundreds of amps worth of electrical current? … Continue reading

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