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My question is this -
Can a diode still work if it has electricity coming in from both ends? For example if I have a diode, and connect a DC generators output to one end of the diode, and do the same for the other end as well what will happen?
I’m investigating using the open circuit voltage of a small PMDC machine to measure the input speed to the shaft. The actual project relates to measuring the speed of a swinging pendulum.
The PMDC generator is connected to the rotating hinge of the pendulum and the open circuit voltage of the...