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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…

Digital Communication

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Shift Registers

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Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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LED Sequencer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4017 decade counter/divider (Radio Shack catalog…

Stepper Motors

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Finite State Machines

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Up to now, every circuit that was presented was a combinatorial…

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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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…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

Boolean Algebra

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Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

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

Flip-Flop Circuits

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The J-K Flip-Flop

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

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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Networks and Busses

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

Memory Devices

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555 Timer Astable Circuit

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In an astable circuit, the output voltage alternates between VCC and 0 volts on a continuous basis.

Finite-state Machine

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Design Project: Power Inverter

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

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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Up until this point, our analysis of transistor logic circuits has…

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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

Boolean Rules for Simplification

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Boolean algebra finds its most practical use in the simplification of…

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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Basic Logic Gates

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

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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When we store information in some kind of circuit or device, we not…

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

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

The D Latch

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

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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

Delta-Sigma ADC

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One of the more advanced ADC technologies is the so-called…

555 Hysteretic Oscillator

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

Venn Diagrams and Sets

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Mathematicians use Venn diagrams to show the logical relationships of…

Circuit Simplification Examples

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

Digital-to-Analog Conversion

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If a pulse-width modulated (PWM) signal is sent to a passive…

Analog and Digital Signals

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

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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555 Audio Oscillator

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

Boolean Relationships on Venn Diagrams

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The fourth example has A partially overlapping B. Though, we will…

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

The Common-collector Amplifier

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Our next transistor configuration to study is a bit simpler for gain…

AC phase

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If we were to express the series-connected DC voltages as phasors…

Design Project: Logic Probe

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What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

Current Divider Circuits

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Noise Figure and Noise Temperature Calculator

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This calculator computes the noise figure and noise temperature in a system

Introduction to Complex Numbers

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If I needed to describe the distance between two cities, I could…

The Common-source Amplifier (IGFET)

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Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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Variable Inductor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Paper tube, from a toilet-paper roll Bar of iron…

DC Branch Current Analysis

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Capacitance

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Design Project: Simple Component Curve-Tracer Circuit

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What do each of the oscilloscope axes represent, in real-life terms…

Resistor Color Codes

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Try out our Resistor Color Code Calculator in our Tools section.…

Thyristors

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Current Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Demultiplexers

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A demultiplexer, sometimes abbreviated dmux, is a circuit that has one…

Capacitor Types

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A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electronic component that…

Phasing

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

Numbers versus Numeration

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It is imperative to understand that the type of numeration system used…

Digital Logic Signals

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