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DIP Gate Packaging

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Digital logic gate circuits are manufactured as integrated circuits:…

Quantum Devices

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Most integrated circuits are digital, based on MOS (CMOS) transistors.…

Karnaugh Maps, Truth Tables, and Boolean Expressions

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Who Developed the Karnaugh Map? Maurice Karnaugh, a…

Gate Universality

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

Timer Circuits

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

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

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

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Parallel-in/ serial-out shift registers do everything that the…

Special-output Gates

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Complementary Output Gates It is sometimes desirable to have a logic…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Diode Switching Circuits

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Diodes can perform switching and digital logic operations. Forward and…

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

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

Ring Counters

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

Full-Adder

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

Finite State Machines

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

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

LED Sequencer

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

TTL NOR and OR gates

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TTL Circuit Analysis Let’s examine the following TTL circuit and…

Logic Signal Voltage Levels

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Input Voltages for Logic Gates Logic gate circuits are designed to…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

555 Audio Oscillator

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

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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A practical application of switch and relay logic is in control…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Demultiplexers

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

Safe Meter Usage

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Using an electrical meter safely and efficiently is perhaps the most…

Digital Communication

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

Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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What does the normal status of an electrical switch refer to?…

LED Sequencer

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

555 Monostable Multivibrator

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

7-segment Display

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

The 555 IC

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The 555 integrated circuit is the most popular chip ever manufactured.…

Decimal versus Binary Numeration

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Let’s count from zero to twenty using four different kinds of…

Digital Display Circuits

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

Binary Math Circuits

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Add the following binary numbers:

Converting Truth Tables into Boolean Expressions

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In designing digital circuits, the designer often begins with a truth…

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Protective Relay Circuits

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Protective relays are special power-sensing devices whose job it is to…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Simple Op-Amp

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Four NPN…

Microstrip Wavelength Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the guided wavelength inside a microstrip.

Friis Transmission Calculator

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This calculator computes the power received by an antenna using Friis formula

Vol I. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Design Project: Intercom System

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

Contributors (12)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Minterm vs Maxterm Solution

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So far we have been finding Sum-Of-Product (SOP) solutions to logic…

Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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By introducing electrical reactance into the feedback loops of an…

Ammeter Design

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Ammeters Measure Electrical Current A meter designed to measure…

Design Project: Voltmeter

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The most important component of your voltmeter will be the…

What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

Resistance, Reactance, and Impedance

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What will happen to the brightness of the light bulb as the iron core…

Balanced Attenuator Calculator

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This balanced attenuator calculator helps you determine the resistor (R1) values for a balanced attenuator.

Symmetric Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a symmetric stripline.

Circuit Effects

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The principle of non-sinusoidal, repeating waveforms being equivalent…

Counter Modulus

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Hand Calculator Use

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