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Larger 5 & 6-variable Karnaugh Maps

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

Motor Control Circuits

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

Current Divider Circuits and the Current Divider Formula

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

Digital Codes

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

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Serial-out

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Serial-in, serial-out shift registers delay data by one clock time for…

Successive Approximation ADC

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One method of addressing the digital ramp ADC’s shortcomings is the…

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Flip-Flop Circuits

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

Networks and Busses

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This collection of wires that I keep referring to between the tank…

Binary Math Circuits

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Add the following binary numbers:

Sum and Product Notation

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For reference, this section introduces the terminology used in some…

Synchronous Counters

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

Boolean Algebra

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

Slope (integrating) ADC

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So far, we’ve only been able to escape the sheer volume of…

Microprocessors

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

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

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

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Guidelines to Series-Parallel Combination Circuit Analysis The goal of…

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

Negative Binary Numbers

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With addition being easily accomplished, we can perform the operation…

Introduction to Mixed-Frequency AC Signals

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In our study of AC circuits thus far, we’ve explored circuits…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

Coax Inductance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the inductance of a coaxial cable.

Voltage Signal Systems

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The use of variable voltage for instrumentation signals seems a rather…

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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At first it may seem pointless to have the four buffer gates following…

Ammeter Design

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Ammeters Measure Electrical Current A meter designed to measure…

Numbers and Symbols

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The expression of numerical quantities is something we tend to take…

The Silicon-Controlled Switch (SCS)

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If we take the equivalent circuit of an SCR and add another external…

Solving for Unknown Time

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Sometimes it is necessary to determine the length of time that a…

Kelvin (4-wire) Resistance Measurement

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Suppose we wished to measure the resistance of some component located…

Trigonometric Equivalencies

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Bridge Circuits

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No text on electrical metering could be called complete without a…

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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

Shock Current Path

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As we’ve already learned, electricity requires a complete path…

Contributors (11)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Basic Voltmeter Use

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What will this voltmeter register when connected to a battery as shown…

Time-delay Relays

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

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the value of resistance R1 in a reflection attenuator.

Electric Shock Data

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The table of electric currents and their various bodily effects was…

Summer and Subtractor OpAmp Circuits

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

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Serial-out

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Serial-in, serial-out shift registers delay data by one clock time for…

555 Audio Oscillator

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

The Triode

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De Forest’s Audion tube came to be known as the triode tube…

Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Three NPN…

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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Most students of electricity begin their study with what is known as…

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Mesh Current Method and Analysis

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The Mesh-Current Method, also known as the Loop Current Method, is…

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.

Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

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In the chapter on mixed-frequency signals, we explored the concept of…

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Integrated Circuits

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Radio Circuits

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(a) Crystal radio. (b) Modulated RF at antenna. (c) Rectified RF at…

Optothyristors

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Like bipolar transistors, SCRs and TRIACs are also manufactured as…

Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

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The electrical resistance of a conductor at any temperature may be…

555 Ramp Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 470 µF…

Waveform Analysis

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PARTS AND MATERIALS IBM-compatible personal computer with sound card,…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Tachogenerators

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An electromechanical generator is a device capable of producing…

Vol VI. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Electric Shock Data

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The table of electric currents and their various bodily effects was…