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Simple way to calculate IR voltage drops in conductors.
AUDIO AMATEUR 3/1987 [Jul 1987] (v.18#3) pg. 41

The AC power line and audio equipment. Part 1. A look at the many factors affecting your power line and some tips on how to protect your audio equipment.
AUDIOXPRESS Sep 2001 (v.32#9) pg. 16

The AC power line and audio equipment. Part 2. Causes of interference and tips to ensure a clean AC power line.
AUDIOXPRESS Oct 2001 (v.32#10) pg. 66
Correction AUDIOXPRESS Feb 2002 (v.33#2) pg. 65

The AC power line and audio equipment. Part 3. The various protection schemes.
AUDIOXPRESS Feb 2002 (v.33#2) pg. 32
Added Info AUDIOXPRESS Sep 2002 (v.33#9) pg. 60, 61

Two experiments with salt solutions. (1) Crystal formation. (2) Electrical conductivity.
BOYS' LIFE May 1970 (v.60#5) pg. 51

Three homesteaders describe how they live without electricity.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1989 (v.73#1) pg. 22

Energy saving tips. (1) increasing light bulb life (2) reducing electricity to electric heaters (3) add timer to hot water heaters (4) make your own "set back" thermostat.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Apr 1980 (v.36#4) pg. 68

Electric shock. Understanding the biological effects of electric current amperage on the human body. Tips on shock prevention and first aid.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jul 1989 (v.45#7) pg. 50

Glitches in the power line. A look at some of the causes, methods of detection, and possible cures.

Three-phase power basics.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jul 1996 (v.67#7) pg. 31

Kirchhoff's First Law of electricity is explained.
ELECTRONICS NOW Dec 1996 (v.67#12) pg. 11

The right way to measure real-world AC power.
ELECTRONICS NOW May 1998 (v.69#5) pg. 57

The implication of crest factors when measuring AC power.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jul 1998 (v.69#7) pg. 53

New basic course in electricity and electronics. Part 1. Understanding DC series circuits.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Nov-Dec 1969 (v.9#2) pg. 85

Basic course in electricity and electronics. Part 2. Understanding DC parallel circuits.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jan-Feb 1970 (v.9#3) pg. 81

Basic course in electricity and electronics. Part 3. Understanding combined series and parallel cicuits.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Mar-Apr 1970 (v.10#1) pg. 79

Basic course in electricity and electronics. Part 5. Understanding alternating currents.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jul-Aug 1970 (v.10#3) pg. 83

Basic course in electricity and electronics. Part 6. Calculating AC resistance.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Sep-Oct 1970 (v.10#4) pg. 85

Basic course in electricity and electronics. Part 9. Understanding RL circuits.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Mar-Apr 1971 (v.11#1) pg. 81

Basic course in electricity and electronics. Part 10 Understanding RL circuits (continued).
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS May-Jun 1971 (v.11#2) pg. 77

Basic course in electricity and electronics. Part 11. Understanding RLC circuits.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jul-Aug 1971 (v.11#3) pg. 75

All new basic course in electricity and electronics. Introduction to electricity.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS May-Jun 1974 (v.14#3) pg. 85

All new basic course in electricity and electronics. What is alternating current?
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jan-Feb 1975 (v.15#1) pg. 83

All new basic course in electricity and electronics. The roadmap of electronics. Fundamentals of wiring diagrams and schematic diagrams.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Sep-Oct 1975 (v.15#5) pg. 85

Tips: How to cut electric energy costs by 50%.
FAMILY CIRCLE Mar 17 1981 (v.94#4) pg. 8

How to deal with a power outage. What you can do to provide your own light, heat and a source for cooking.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #160 Jan 1975 (v.25#1) pg. 34

Tips on how to prepare for a sudden loss of electricity during the winter. Cover emergency heat, lights and cooking facilities.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #178 Feb 1977 (v.27#1) pg. 42

Thirty ways to save appliance energy. Chart shows how to figure electrical needs.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #201 Sep 1979 (v.29#7) pg. 76

Two defenses against electrical shocks. A review of major changes in the National Electrical Code which has resulted in improved safety.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #391 Sep 1998 (v.48#8) pg. 96

Electrical shock. How to eliminate shock hazards in your workshop. Includes tips on treating electrical shock victims.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Summer 1985 (v.2#5) pg. 42

What to do when your powerline voltage drops.
HANDY ANDY Jan 1981 (v.5#4) pg. 71

Power savers. How to cut your electric bill without giving up comfort or convenience.
HOMEOWNER Nov 1988 (v.13#9) pg. 48

Basic electricity. Part 2. How to understand voltage, current and resistance.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #6 Summer 1977 (v.2#2) pg. 40

The six sources of electromotive force. Six simple experiments which can generate electricity.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Oct 1978 (v.67#7) pg. 46

Tricks you can do with electricity.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #423 Aug 1963 (v.59) pg. 78

How to cut the cost of using electric appliances. Some tips.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #561 Feb 1975 (v.71) pg. 70

Living without the powerline. A look at how planning turns living without electricity into a pleasant way of life.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #66 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 78

Energy products: don't get ripped off. Part 1. Gasoline and electricity "savers".
NEW SHELTER Sep 1982 (v.3#7) pg. 79

How to plan for overseas electrical supplies. An illustrated chart shows the normal electrical service available in 69 foreign locations and the various styles of plugs that are required.
PHOTO ELECTRONIC IMAGING Mar 1993 (v.36#3) pg. 16

Do you know your DC circuits? Series covering DC circuit analysis. Part 1.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] May 1973 (v.3#5) pg. 58

Do you know your DC circuits? Series covering DC circuit analysis. Part 2.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jun 1973 (v.3#6) pg. 90

Do you know your DC circuits? Series covering DC circuit analysis. Part 3.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1973 (v.4#1) pg. 88

What is meant by the various ways of specifying ac voltage in terms of PEAK, RMS, AVERAGE or EFFECTIVE.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1977 (v.12#1) pg. 68

Using appliances overseas. Learn exactly how to adapt your U.S. electrical equipment for overseas electrical power.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jan 1990 (v.7#1) pg. 67

Experiments in galvanism (electric current resulting from chemical action in plants or animals).
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Nov 1991 (v.8#11) pg. 30

What to do when a blackout hits. A look at alternative ways to light, cook, keep warm, generate electricity, etc.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1977 (v.148#5) pg. 96

39 steps to weather a winter power failure.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1980 (v.153#1) pg. 133

All about electrical shock and how it can affect your body.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Aug 1985 (v.56#8) pg. 57

Tips on operating 117-volt, 60-Hz equipment on 220-volt, 50-Hz power lines.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Aug 1987 (v.58#8) pg. 22

Glitches in the power line. A look at their causes and monitoring equipment.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Apr 1990 (v.61#4) pg. 39
Added Info RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jun 1990 (v.61#6) pg. 12

One volt equals what? A refresher course on standard electrical quantities, both principal and derived.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Feb 1991 (v.62#2) pg. 63
Added Info RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1991 (v.62#5) pg. 14

Understanding electricity in foreign countries. How to check the voltage and use converters to power electrical equipment designed for 120 volt, AC, 60 Hz.
RANGEFINDER Nov 1990 (v.39#11) pg. 30

Ten ways for the homeowner to save electricity.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Nov 1971 (v.42#11) pg. 47

Electrical safety in the amateur scientist's laboratory. A look at many of the fire, explosion, burn and shock hazards associated with electricity. Techniques and methods to protect yourself from common electrical hazards.
SCIENCE PROBE! Jul 1991 (v.1#3) pg. 94
Correction SCIENCE PROBE! Jan 1992 (v.2#1) pg. 33

Description of an inexpensive method of measuring the electrical conductivity of materials ordinarily classed as insulators.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Oct 1969 (v.221#4) pg. 137