Sparks 'n' Arcs


This page carries articles written for the Sparks 'n' Arcs column of Australian Model Engineering magazine, which have been written by Richard Schurmann



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Establishing the column “style”

Issue 141
Transistors and Relays for Motor Control

Issue 142
Protecting Relays and Transistors - "Snubbers"

Issue 145
Thoughts on Electric Traction Control Circuits - "Switched Mode" - Mechanical Analogies

Issue 146 (This article did not start at the top of the page, so the pdf has blank space at the start)
Thoughts on Electric Traction Control Circuits - 2. "Switched Mode" - Two Types of Circuit

Issue 147
Thoughts on Electric Traction Control Circuits - 3. Switching Strategies

Issue 148 (This article did not start at the top of the page, so the pdf has blank space at the start)
Op Amps


More recent columns

Issue 169

Sparks Without The Arcs

Issue 170

Controlling a Servo