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Ring Counters

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

Network Protocols

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Aside from the issues of the physical network (signal types and…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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

Boolean Relationships on Venn Diagrams

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The fourth example has A partially overlapping B. Though, we will…

Flash ADC

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Also called the parallel A/D converter, this circuit is the simplest…

A Binary Adder

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Suppose we wanted to build a device that could add two binary bits…

Numeration Systems

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Digital computers communicate with external devices through ports:…

Introduction to Boolean Algebra

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

Circuit Simplification Examples

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Let’s begin with a semiconductor gate circuit in need of…

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Demultiplexers

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A demultiplexer, sometimes abbreviated dmux, is a circuit that has one…

Integrated Circuits

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

Introduction to Digital Communication

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In the design of large and complex digital systems, it is often…

Vol IV. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Successive Approximation ADC

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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Define the following acronyms as they apply to digital logic circuits:…

Multiple-input Gates

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The Use of Logic Gate Inverters and buffers exhaust the possibilities…

555 Schmitt Trigger

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

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

AC Metrology

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In power distribution systems, it is very important to be able to…

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

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

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

Permanent Magnets

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Centuries ago, it was discovered that certain types of mineral rock…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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In any electrically conductive substance, what are charge carriers?…

What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

The Tetrode

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As the name suggests, the tetrode tube contains four elements: cathode…

The J-K Flip-Flop

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

Basic Logic Gates

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

Boolean Algebraic Properties

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Another type of mathematical identity, called a “property”…

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…

Ohmmeter Usage

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Parts and Materials Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted resistors…

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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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…

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

Parallel DC Circuits Practice Worksheet With Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of voltage…

Temperature Coefficients of Resistance Table

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Temperature coefficient (α) per degree C: Material Element/Alloy…

How to Use an Ammeter to Measure Current

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Parts and Materials   6-volt battery   6-volt incandescent…

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

Safety Grounding

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In simple AC power systems, one of the two conductors is typically…

Binary Count Sequence

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

Digital Communication

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

Design Project: Telegraph System

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What voltage will you choose to use for each of the station batteries?

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Parallel-out (SIPO) Conversion

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A serial-in, parallel-out shift register is similar to the serial-in,…

More on Spectrum Analysis

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Computerized Fourier analysis, particularly in the form of the FFT…

Radio Circuits

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

The Pentode

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Another strategy for addressing the problem of secondary electrons…

Noise Figure Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the noise figure of cascaded amplifiers

Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for an inverting op-amp.

Negative Feedback

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If we connect the output of an op-amp to its inverting input and apply…

Ohm’s Law - How Voltage, Current, and Resistance Relate

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The first, and perhaps most important, the relationship between…

Op-Amp Data

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Parametric data for all semiconductor op-amp models except the CA3130…

Special-purpose Batteries

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Mercury Standard Cell Back in the early days of electrical measurement…

Square Wave Signals

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It has been found that any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform can be…

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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

Contributors (12)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Capacitance

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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

Capacitors

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Identify some of the different types of capacitors, and their…