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Digital Display Circuits

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What is the purpose of a seven-segment decoder circuit? What is a…

Binary Count Sequence

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

Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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By introducing electrical reactance into the feedback loops of an…

Basic Logic Gates

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Identify the type of logic gate shown in this schematic diagram, and…

Ring Counters

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If the output of a shift register is fed back to the input. a ring…

Octal and Hexadecimal to Decimal Conversion

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Although the prime intent of octal and hexadecimal numeration systems…

Introduction to Combinational Logic Functions

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

555 Monostable Multivibrator

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

Introduction to Boolean Algebra

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Mathematical rules are based on the defining limits we place on the…

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

The Exclusive-OR Function: The XOR Gate

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What Is an XOR Gate? One element conspicuously missing from the set of…

Vol IV. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Current Divider Circuits and the Current Divider Formula

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A parallel circuit is often called a current divider for its ability…

Logic Simplification With Karnaugh Maps

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The logic simplification examples that we have done so far could have…

Larger 5 & 6-variable Karnaugh Maps

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Larger Karnaugh maps reduce larger logic designs. How large is large…

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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Perhaps the most ingenious technique was that of the delay line. A…

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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Now we can proceed to studying specific types of digital storage…

Stepper Motors

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

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

Sources of Electricity

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What is the difference between DC and AC electricity? Identify some…

AC Waveforms

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When an alternator produces AC voltage, the voltage switches polarity…

Inductor Quirks

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In an ideal case, an inductor acts as a purely reactive device. That…

Resistor Color Codes

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Try out our Resistor Color Code Calculator in our Tools section.…

Design Project: Intercom System

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Design a passive circuit that will create a "split” ( V/-V) power…

Superposition Theorem

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

Capacitor Charge and Time Constant Calculator

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This calculator computes for the capacitor charge time and energy, given the supply voltage and the added series resistance.

Voltage Multipliers (Doublers, Triplers, Quadruplers, and More)

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A voltage multiplier is a specialized rectifier circuit…

Tube Parameters

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For bipolar junction transistors, the fundamental measure of…

High-impedance Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model TL082 recommended…

Don’t Care Cells in the Karnaugh Map

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Up to this point we have considered logic reduction problems where…

Logarithms for Analog Circuits

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The concept of a mathematical power is familiar to most students of…

DC Transducers

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Research and describe what the Hall effect is, and list some practical…

Phasor Mathematics

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Provide a definition for phasor, as the term applies to electrical…

Computer Simulation of Electric Circuits

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Computers can be powerful tools if used properly, especially in the…

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Node Voltage Method

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The node voltage method of analysis solves for unknown voltages at…

AC Circuit Equations

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Inductive Reactance     Capacitive Reactance    …

Design Project: Voltmeter

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The most important component of your voltmeter will be the…

Rectifier/Filter Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Bridge rectifier pack…

R, L and C Summary

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With the notable exception of calculations for power (P), all AC…

Inductor Sizing Equation

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The Inductance Formula     Wheeler’s formulas for…

Diodes

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A diode is an electronics component made from a combination of a…

Variable Inductor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Paper tube, from a toilet-paper roll Bar of iron…

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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

Full-Adder

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The half-adder is extremely useful until you want to add more than one…

Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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

Amplifier Gain

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The Voltage Gain Because amplifiers have the ability to increase the…

AC Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Introduction to Complex Numbers

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

Current Divider Circuits

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

Right Triangle Trigonometry

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  A right triangle is defined as having one angle precisely…

Rectifier/Filter Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Bridge rectifier pack…

Summary of Filters

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As lengthy as this chapter has been up to this point, it only begins…

AC Resistor Circuits (Inductive)

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Instantaneous Values in AC Circuits Pure resistive AC circuit:…

Class C BJT Amplifiers

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A common class of operation used in radio-frequency (RF) amplifier…

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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

Boolean Algebra

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Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

The Pentode

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Another strategy for addressing the problem of secondary electrons…