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Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

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…

Time-delay Relays

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

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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

Networks and Busses

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

Minterm vs Maxterm Solution

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

Digital Codes

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

A Binary Adder

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

Half-Adder

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As a first example of useful combinational logic, let’s build a…

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

CMOS Logic Gates

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

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Introduction to Boolean Algebra

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Mathematical rules are based on the defining limits we place on the…

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

3-bit Binary Counter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 555 timer IC (Radio Shack catalog # 276-1723) One…

Basic Logic Gates

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

Flip-Flop Circuits

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Memory Devices

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Motor Control Circuits

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

Ionization (gas-filled) Tubes

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So far, we’ve explored tubes which are totally…

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…

Vol V. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Building a Differential Amplifier

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

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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Design Project: Sensitive Microphone Amplifier

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Identify which direction each potentiometer wiper must move in this…

Factors Affecting Inductance

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There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

Broadside Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a broadside coupled stripline.

Component Failure Analysis (Continued)

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“I consider that I understand an equation when I can predict the…

Four-Channel Audio Mixer

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A very common misconception students have about potentiometers is the…

Ohm’s Law

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

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Optothyristors

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Like bipolar transistors, SCRs and TRIACs are also manufactured as…

Band-stop Filters

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How to Create a Band-stop Filter? Also called band-elimination,…

Single-phase Induction Motors

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A three-phase motor may be run from a single-phase power source.…

Step-up and Step-down Transformers

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So far, we’ve observed simulations of transformers where the…

IGBTs

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Because of their insulated gates, IGFETs of all types have extremely…

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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What, exactly, is an arbitrary waveform generator, and for what…

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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As an electric current is passed through a coil of wire, it creates a…