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Light-Pulse Switch

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It is fairly important to use large value resistors (10 MΩ works…

DIP Gate Packaging

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Digital logic gate circuits are manufactured as integrated circuits:…

Switch Types

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Though it may seem strange to cover the elementary topic of electrical…

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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Servo Motor Systems

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Explain the operation of this “H-bridge” motor control circuit: At…

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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Logic Simplification With Karnaugh Maps

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

Digital Communication

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DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

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

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

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Serial-out

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

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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Boolean Arithmetic

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Let us begin our exploration of Boolean algebra by adding numbers…

Boolean Algebra

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The Gated S-R Latch

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It is sometimes useful in logic circuits to have a multivibrator…

Circuit Simplification Examples

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

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

Gate Universality

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

Latch Circuits

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What do you think this logic buffer gate will do, with the output…

Stepper Motors

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Counters

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Binary Overflow

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One caveat with signed binary numbers is that of overflow, where the…

555 Ramp Generator

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

Integrated Circuits

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The D Latch

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Since the enable input on a gated S-R latch provides a way to latch…

Boolean Algebraic Properties

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The Commutative Property Another type of mathematical identity,…

Inductors

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! A 5 H inductor is subjected to an electric…

Multimeters

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Seeing as how a common meter movement can be made to function as a…

Passive Integrator and Differentiator Circuits

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Calculus is a branch of mathematics that…

Other Diode Technologies

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Varicap or varactor diodes A variable capacitance diode is known as a…

Wire Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of a wire stripline.

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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DC Mesh Current Analysis

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Memory Devices

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Voltmeter Design

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Suppose I were about to measure an unknown voltage with a manual-range…

Introduction to Diodes And Rectifiers

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All About Diodes A diode is an electrical device allowing current to…

CMOS Logic Gates

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

AC Voltmeters and Ammeters

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AC electromechanical meter movements come in two basic arrangements:…

Q Factor and Bandwidth of a Resonant Circuit

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The Q, or quality, factor of a resonant circuit is a measure of the…

Computer Simulation of Electric Circuits

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

Conductor Size

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It should be common-sense knowledge that liquids flow through…

Contact “Bounce”

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When a switch is actuated and contacts touch one another under the…

Tubes versus Semiconductors

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Devoting a whole chapter in a modern electronics text to the design…

Electrical Noise and Interference

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Define what noise means, in the electrical sense of the word. How does…

Introduction to Mixed-Frequency AC Signals

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

Some Examples with AC Circuits

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Let’s connect three AC voltage sources in series and use complex…