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Switch Types

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

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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DIP Gate Packaging

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Digital logic gate circuits are manufactured as integrated circuits:…

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

Servo Motor Systems

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

Light-Pulse Switch

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

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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

Multiple-input Gates

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

Basic Logic Gates

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

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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Read-only memory (ROM) is similar in design to static or dynamic RAM…

Safe Meter Usage

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

Memory Devices

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Synchronous Counters

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

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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

Boolean Algebraic Properties

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

Boolean Algebraic Identities

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

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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

Ring Counters

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

Introduction to Digital Integrated Circuits

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Digital circuits are circuits dealing with signals restricted to the…

Multiplexers

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A multiplexer, abbreviated mux, is a device that has multiple inputs…

Binary Math

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

Vol IV. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

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,…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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

Introduction to Digital Communication

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

Asynchronous Flip-Flop Inputs

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The normal data inputs to a flip flop (D, S and R, or J and K) are…

Introduction to Shift Registers

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Shift registers, like counters, are a form of sequential logic.…

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

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

Voltage Regulation

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As we saw in a few SPICE analyses earlier in this chapter, the output…

Nonlinear OpAmp Circuits

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Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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You might have noticed on the table for specific resistances that all…

Capacitor Transient Response

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Because capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, they…

Finite-state Machine

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

Waveform Analysis

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

Transistors, junction field-effect (JFET)

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Note that the direction of the arrow at the gate indicates the…

Series and Parallel Component Equivalent Values

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Series and Parallel Resistances     Series and Parallel…

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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Contact “Bounce”

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

Power Quality Measurement

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It used to be with large AC power systems that “power…

Thevenin-Norton Equivalencies

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Since Thevenin’s and Norton’s Theorems are two equally…

DC Motor Theory

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If the ends of a wire loop are attached to two half-circular metal…

4-wire Resistance Measurement

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Electromagnet made from experiment…

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Computational Circuits

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When someone mentions the word “computer,” a digital…