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Shift Registers

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Digital Communication

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Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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The circuit shown here is a four-bit analog-to-digital converter…

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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

Quantum Devices

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

The J-K Flip-Flop

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

Tracking ADC

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A third variation on the counter-DAC-based converter theme is, in my…

Finite-state Machine

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

Counters

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NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

Stepper Motors

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Digital Display Circuits

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

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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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…

Digital Logic Signals

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A rheostat (variable resistor) and a switch are both examples of…

Synchronous Counters

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

555 Monostable Multivibrator

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

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

Quantum Devices

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

Latch Circuits

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

7-segment Display

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

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Synchronous Counters

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

Logic Simplification With Karnaugh Maps

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

DIP Gate Packaging

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Digital logic gate circuits are manufactured as integrated circuits:…

Networks and Busses

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The wires between the tank and the monitoring location is  called…

Octal and Hexadecimal Numeration

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Because binary numeration requires so many bits to represent…

Computational Circuits

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

Binary Subtraction

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We can subtract one binary number from another by using the standard…

Boolean Algebra

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Converting Truth Tables into Boolean Expressions

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

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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Connecting digital circuitry to sensor devices is simple if the sensor…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Flash ADC

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

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…

Inductor-Capacitor “tank” Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Oscilloscope Assortment of non-polarized…

Ohm’s Law Calculator

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Calculate circuit parameters using Ohm's Law

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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What is a harmonic frequency? If an oscillator circuit outputs a…

Boolean Algebra

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Resistance, Reactance, and Impedance

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

AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

Time Constant Circuits

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Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Introduction to Junction Field-effect Transistors (JFET)

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A transistor is a linear semiconductor device that controls current…

Time Constant Equations

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Value of time constant in series RC and RL circuits   Time…

Meter Check of a Transistor (BJT)

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Bipolar transistors are constructed of a three-layer semiconductor…

Precise Diode Circuits

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Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

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Wire-by-Number project: simple voltage divider Description: Build a…

Electromagnetism

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The discovery of the relationship between magnetism and electricity…

Parallel Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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Let’s take the same components for our series example circuit…

Coax Impedance Calculator

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A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a coaxial cable.

Stripline Max Current Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the maximum current that a stripline can handle

Rules for Derivatives

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Constant rule Rule of sums Rule of differences Product rule Quotient…