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ADAS Offerings in EvoCar

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Learn about TI's ADAS features in the EvoCar to see what will could be in the next car you buy.

AM6x Flash Subsystem (FSS) Overview

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This is the first of three training modules that provides an introduction to the Sitara AM6x…

Finite-state Machine

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

555 Audio Oscillator

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

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

The 555 IC

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The 555 integrated circuit is the most popular chip ever…

Octal and Hexadecimal Numeration

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Because binary numeration requires so many bits to represent…

A Binary Adder

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

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

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

Minterm vs Maxterm Solution

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

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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Perhaps the most ingenious technique was that of the delay line. A…

Tracking ADC

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

Design Project: Power Inverter

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A common topology for DC-AC power converter circuits uses a pair of…

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,…

Digital Display Circuits

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

Digital Ramp ADC

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Also known as the stairstep-ramp, or simply counter A/D converter,…

Analog and Digital Signals

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Instrumentation is a field of study and work centering on measurement…

Circuit Simplification Examples

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

High-Reliability Circuits

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

Basic Gate Function

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Parts and Materials 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Memory Devices

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

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

TTL Logic Gates

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

Binary Math

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

Conversion From Decimal Numeration

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Because octal and hexadecimal numeration systems have bases that are…

Integrated Circuits

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Series Batteries

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One 9-volt battery Actually,…

Building a Differential Amplifier

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Differential Op-Amp Circuits An op-amp with no feedback is already a…

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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

DC Bridge Circuits

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

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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Early in my explorations of electricity, I came across a length of…

Fundamentals of SPICE programming

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Programming a circuit simulation with SPICE is much like programming…

The D Latch

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

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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

Hyperbolic Functions

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Note: all angles (x) must be expressed in units of radians for these…

Superposition Theorem

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

Display Tubes

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In addition to performing tasks of amplification and switching, tubes…

Free Space Path Loss Calculator

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This calculator computes for the free space path loss between transmit and receive antennas.

Circuit Simplification Examples

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

Strain Gauges

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If a strip of conductive metal is stretched, it will become skinnier…

Parallel Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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

Introduction to Digital Communication

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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

MESFETs

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