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Microprocessors

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Early computer science pioneers such as Alan Turing and John Von…

Flip-Flop Circuits

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to analyze digital…

Integrated Circuits

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  A Logic Gate is assigned as an elementary building block of…

Monostable Multivibrators

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We’ve already seen one example of a monostable multivibrator in…

Binary Count Sequence

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If we examine a four-bit binary count sequence from 0000 to 1111, a…

The Gated S-R Latch

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It is sometimes useful in logic circuits to have a multivibrator which…

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

The J-K Flip-Flop

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Another variation on a theme of bistable multivibrators is the J-K…

Half-Adder

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As a first example of useful combinational logic, let’s build a…

Sum-of-Products and Product-of-Sums Expressions

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Identify each of these logic gates by name, and complete their…

Motor Control Circuits

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The interlock contacts installed in the previous section’s motor…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

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The purpose of the parallel-in/ parallel-out shift register is to take…

555 Timer Astable Circuit

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In an astable circuit, the output voltage alternates between VCC and 0 volts on a continuous basis.

Boolean Algebraic Identities

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In mathematics, an identity is a statement true for all possible…

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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When we store information in some kind of circuit or device, we not…

Synchronous Counters

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What is a Synchronous Counter? A synchronous counter, in contrast to…

Vol III. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

555 Monostable Multivibrator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…

Time-delay Relays

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What are Time-Delay Relays? Some relays are constructed with a kind of…

Positive Feedback

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As we’ve seen, negative feedback is an incredibly useful…

IGFET Quirks

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Wire Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a wire microstrip.

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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What, exactly, is an arbitrary waveform generator, and for what…

AC Capacitor Circuits

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Capacitors Vs. Resistors Capacitors do not behave the same as…

Design Project: Simple Component Curve-Tracer Circuit

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What do each of the oscilloscope axes represent, in real-life terms…

Scientific Notation

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In many disciplines of science and engineering, very large and very…

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Introduction to Junction Field-effect Transistors (JFET)

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A transistor is a linear semiconductor device that controls current…

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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Solid Cooper Wire Table Size Diameter (inches) Cross-sectional area…

Electron Activity in Chemical Reactions

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So far in our discussions on electricity and electric circuits, we…

Junction Field-effect Transistors

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The field effect transistor was proposed by Julius Lilienfeld in US…

Parallel R, L, and C

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We can take the same components from the series circuit and rearrange…

Pi Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a Pi Attenuator.

Programmable Logic Controllers

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The Programmable Logic Controller, or PLC, was invented in the late…

Simple Series Circuits

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On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

Factoring Equivalencies

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Factoring Identities :   a2 - b2 = (a + b) (a - b) a2 + 2ab + b2…

Definite Integrals and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

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        RELATED WORKSHEET: Calculus for Electric…

Electrical Signal Types

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With BogusBus, our signals were very simple and straightforward: each…

Pulse Width Modulation

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Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) uses digital signals to control power…

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Calculus for Electric Circuits

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Calculus is a branch of mathematics that…

Inductance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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This calculator gives the reactance and admittance of an inductor or the inductance given the reactance of an inductor

Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

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Safety is very important when designing and/or building a device…

Calculating Electric Power

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Learn the Power Formula We’ve seen the formula for determining…

Permeability and Saturation

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The nonlinearity of material permeability may be graphed for better…

Common Derivatives

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    RELATED WORKSHEETS: Calculus for Electric Circuits…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Every meter impacts the circuit it is measuring to some extent, just…

Active Versus Passive Devices

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Passive Devices Components incapable of controlling current by means…

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Important Constants

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Euler’s Number Euler’s constant is an important value for…

555 Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 0.1 µF,…

Voltmeter Design

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Suppose I were about to measure an unknown voltage with a manual-range…

Logarithms

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Definition of a Logarithm     “log” denotes a…

L-Match Impedance Matching Circuits

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This calculator is designed to compute for the parameters needed to design a L-Match Impedance Circuit

Finite State Machines

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Up to now, every circuit that was presented was a combinatorial…

Superconductivity

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Conductors lose all of their electrical resistance when cooled to…

Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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By introducing electrical reactance into the feedback loops of an…