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Programmable Logic Controllers

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The Programmable Logic Controller, or PLC, was invented in the late…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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Define the following acronyms as they apply to digital logic circuits:…

Why digital?

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Although many textbooks provide good introductions to digital memory…

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

Slope (integrating) ADC

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So far, we’ve only been able to escape the sheer volume of…

A Binary Adder

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

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

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The purpose of the parallel-in/ parallel-out shift register is to take…

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

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

The D Latch

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

Boolean Relationships on Venn Diagrams

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

Simple Combination Lock

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

Introduction to Digital Communication

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

Stepper Motors

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

The R/2nR DAC: Binary-Weighted-Input Digital-to-Analog Converter

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What Is a R/2nR DAC Circuit? The R/2nR DAC circuit, otherwise known as…

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,…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

Larger 5 & 6-variable Karnaugh Maps

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Larger Karnaugh maps reduce larger logic designs. How large is large…

Boolean Rules for Simplification

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

Latch Circuits

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

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

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

Design Project: Voltmeter

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The most important component of your voltmeter will be the…

Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)

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What is Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)? The principle known as…

Circuit Components

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Remember that this tutorial is not exhaustive by any means, and that…

Voltage-to-Current Signal Conversion

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In instrumentation circuitry, DC signals are often used as analog…

Protective Relays

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A special type of relay is one that monitors the current, voltage,…

Numbers and Symbols

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The expression of numerical quantities is something we tend to take…

What is a Meter?

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A meter is any device built to accurately detect and display an…

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.

Trigonometric Derivatives

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    RELATED WORKSHEETS: Calculus for Electric Circuits…

Current Signal Systems

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Current Source It is possible through the use of electronic amplifiers…

Clipper and Clamper Circuits

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Contributors (3)

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<p> Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological…

Beam Power Tubes

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In the beam power tube, the basic four-element structure of the…

Conductor Size

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It should be common-sense knowledge that liquids flow through…

AC Commutator Motors

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Charles Proteus Steinmetz’s first job after arriving in America…

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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A semiconductor device is one made of silicon or any number of other…

Millman’s Theorem

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In Millman’s Theorem, the circuit is re-drawn as a parallel…

Mutual Inductance

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If two coils of wire are brought into close proximity with each other…

Early Tube History

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Thomas Edison, that prolific American inventor, is often credited with…

Rectifying Diodes

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