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What can I give as an example for a dumb instrumentation system?

Here are some: the furnace thermostat in your house, the cruise control in your car, the battery charging system in an old-school car, the water-filling system in your toilet- These are all "dumb&...
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I’m trying to charge a capacitor. Would a bridge rectifier charge it like a battery would?

The circuit you've shown does not work as you can see in this simulation: https://tinyurl.com/y3dkokdy Probably you are referring to the single-way full-wave rectifier circuit or else known centre-...
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I’m trying to charge a capacitor. Would a bridge rectifier charge it like a battery would?

Would this circuit charge the capacitor with the cathode to the ground outside? No, there's no complete circuit by which current flows from the transformer secondary to the capacitor and back to the ...
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Confusion on AC in LIVE & NEUTRAL WIRE

In a120 volt circuit the neutral wire carries current at 120 volts every other 1/2 cycle, however the voltage potential voltage potential between the neutral and ground is 0 because the neutral is ...
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Questions regarding physical electronics

Not quite. Even in the discrete limit, you can solve the corresponding evolution using 2nd quantization, and you should get instep motion of Bloch oscillations (neglecting scattering). I don't ...
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