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Basic Logic Gates

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

Special-output Gates

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

Shift Registers

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Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Binary Math Circuits

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Add the following binary numbers:

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Encoders and Decoders

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What does it mean, in general terms, to encode something? Conversely,…

Boolean Algebraic Identities

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In mathematics, an identity is a statement true for all possible…

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

Karnaugh Mapping

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

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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A microcontroller is a specialized type of digital computer used to…

Integrated Circuits

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

Minterm vs Maxterm Solution

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

Ring Counters

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

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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Quantum Devices

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

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

Flip-Flop Circuits

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

The S-R Latch

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A bistable multivibrator has two stable states, as indicated by the…

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

A Binary Adder

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

The Exclusive-OR Function: The XOR Gate

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

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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How is it possible to assign a fixed value of voltage or current (such…

Converting Truth Tables into Boolean Expressions

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

Finite-state Machine

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Feedback is a fascinating engineering principle. It can turn a rather…

Decoder

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A decoder is a circuit that changes a code into a set of signals. It…

Binary Count Sequence

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

Encoder

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What is an Encoder? An encoder is a circuit that changes a set of…

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Successive Approximation ADC

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

TTL NAND and AND gates

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Suppose we altered our basic open-collector inverter circuit, adding a…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Microprocessors

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

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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

Monostable Multivibrators

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We’ve already seen one example of a monostable multivibrator in…

Design Project: Logic Probe

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What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

Don’t Care Cells in the Karnaugh Map

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

Numeration Systems

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Digital computers communicate with external devices through ports:…

Static Electricity Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

Rules for Antiderivatives

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Constant Rule     Rule of Sums     Rule of…

The common-drain Amplifier (JFET)

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Inductor Transient Response

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Inductors have the exact opposite characteristics of capacitors.…

Overcurrent Protection

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What hazards might be posed by a circuit with excessive current going…

Factors Affecting Capacitance

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There are three basic factors of capacitor construction determining…

Solving Simultaneous Equations: The Substitution Method and the Addition Method

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What are Simultaneous Equations and Systems of Equations? The terms…

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Trigonometric Derivatives

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Design Project: DC Motor

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The armature windings of your DC motor will have very low resistance.…

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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Maximum Power Transfer Theorem

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The Maximum Power Transfer Theorem is not so much a means of analysis…

Practical Considerations - Inductors

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Inductors, like all electrical components, have limitations which must…

AC Capacitor Circuits

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Capacitors Vs. Resistors Capacitors do not behave the same as…

Transistor Ratings and Packages (JFET)

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Phasing

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Since transformers are essentially AC devices, we need to be aware of…

Introduction to Mixed-Frequency AC Signals

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

Power Supply Circuits

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There are three major kinds of power supplies: unregulated (also…

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

Mutual Inductors

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Mutual inductors are inductors that capitalize the effect of mutual…