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ADAS Offerings in EvoCar

In partnership with Texas Instruments

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

Textbook

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

Microprocessor Programming

Textbook

The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

555 Audio Oscillator

Textbook

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

Digital Logic Signals

Worksheets - Processors

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

Sum and Product Notation

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For reference, this section introduces the terminology used in some…

Time-delay Relays

Textbook

What are Time-Delay Relays? Some relays are constructed with a kind of…

The S-R Latch

Textbook

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

Sum-of-Products and Product-of-Sums Expressions

Worksheets - Processors

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

The “Buffer” Gate

Textbook

If we were to connect two inverter gates together so that the output…

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

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Perhaps the most important consideration of an ADC is its resolution.…

Boolean Algebraic Identities

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

Counters

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

Binary Count Sequence

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Why digital?

Textbook

Although many textbooks provide good introductions to digital memory…

The Gated S-R Latch

Textbook

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

Motor Control Circuits

Textbook

The interlock contacts installed in the previous section’s motor…

Timer Circuits

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

Switch Types

Textbook

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

Karnaugh Maps, Truth Tables, and Boolean Expressions

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Who Developed the Karnaugh Map? Maurice Karnaugh, a…

Simple Combination Lock

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

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

A Binary Adder

Textbook

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

Active-mode Operation (IGFET)

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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Metric Notation

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The metric system, besides being a collection of measurement units for…

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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

Design Project: Signal Generator

Worksheets - Processors

Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Active-mode Operation (BJT)

Textbook

When a transistor is in the fully-off state (like an open switch), it…

Tank Circuit Resonance Calculator

Tools

This calculator computes the resonant frequency of a tank circuit

History of SPICE

Textbook

SPICE is a computer program designed to simulate analog electronic…

Complex Vector Addition

Textbook

If vectors with uncommon angles are added, their magnitudes (lengths)…

Noninverting Amplifier

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Electrons and “holes’’

Textbook

Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…

Counter Modulus

Textbook

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Contactors

Textbook

All About Contactors When a relay is used to switch a large amount of…

Inductor Sizing Equation

Textbook

The Inductance Formula     Wheeler’s formulas for…

The Quadratic Formula

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Solving for x in a given polynomial equation “ax2 + bx + c…

Divided Feedback

Textbook

If we add a voltage divider to the negative feedback wiring so that…

Biasing Techniques (JFET)

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Numeration Systems

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Digital computers communicate with external devices through ports:…

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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