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Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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So far, we’ve studied both S-R and D latch circuits with enable…

7-segment Display

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4511 BCD-to-7seg latch/decoder/driver (Radio…

Counters

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LED Sequencer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4017 decade counter/divider (Radio Shack catalog…

Gate Universality

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NAND and NOR gates possess a special property: they are universal.…

Shift Registers

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Introduction to Digital Integrated Circuits

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Digital circuits are circuits dealing with signals restricted to the…

Binary Math Circuits

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Add the following binary numbers:

Asynchronous Counters

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In the previous section, we saw a circuit using one J-K flip-flop that…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

Integrated Circuits

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

Motor Control Circuits

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

Oscillator Circuits

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Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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Introduction to Combinational Logic Functions

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The term “combinational” comes to us from mathematics. In…

Timer Circuits

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Boolean Algebraic Identities

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

The R/2R DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter)

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The R/2R DAC circuit is an alternative to the binary-weighted-input…

Digital Codes

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Basic Gate Function

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Parts and Materials 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Hand Calculator Use

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To enter numbers in scientific notation into a hand calculator, there…

DC Mesh Current Analysis

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Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Polyphase Motor Design

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AC Motors Perhaps the most important benefit of polyphase AC power…

IGFET Amplifiers

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Simple Op-Amp

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Four NPN…

Making a Venn Diagram Look Like a Karnaugh Map

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Starting with circle A in a rectangular A’ universe in figure…

Contributors (11)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Complex Number Arithmetic

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Since complex numbers are legitimate mathematical entities, just like…

Introduction to Network Theorems

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Anyone who’s studied geometry should be familiar with the…

What is a Meter?

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A meter is any device built to accurately detect and display an…

Nonlinear Resistance

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Transformer—Power Supply

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Power transformer, 120VAC step-down to 12VAC,…

Digital Logic With Feedback

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With simple gate and combinational logic circuits, there is a definite…

Transistors, junction field-effect (JFET)

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Note that the direction of the arrow at the gate indicates the…

Capacitor Transient Response

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Because capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, they…

Introduction to Complex Numbers

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If I needed to describe the distance between two cities, I could…

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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Elementary Amplifier Theory

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Fundamentally, an amplifier is a device that takes in a low-power…

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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In ladder logic symbolism, an electromechanical relay coil is shown as…

Standing Waves and Resonance

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Whenever there is a mismatch of impedance between transmission line…

Using Multiple Combinational Circuits

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As an example of using several circuits together, we are going to make…

The Thyristor

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A thyristor is a device that has a number of unusual characteristics.…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

An Analogy for Divided Feedback

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A helpful analogy for understanding divided feedback amplifier…

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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The earliest forms of digital data storage involving moving parts was…

The R/2R DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter)

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The R/2R DAC circuit is an alternative to the binary-weighted-input…

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

T-Pad Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a T-pad attenuator.

Series R, L, and C

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Let’s take the following example circuit and analyze it:  …

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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An important electrical quantity with no equivalent in DC circuits is…

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Contributors (13)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Inductor Sizing Equation

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The Inductance Formula     Wheeler’s formulas for…

Three-phase Power Systems

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What is Split-Phase Power Systems? Split-phase power systems achieve…

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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Ampacities of copper wire, in free air at 30o C: INSULATION TYPE…

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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

Mutual Inductors

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Mutual inductors are inductors that capitalize the effect of mutual…