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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…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Programmable Logic Controllers

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Boolean Algebra

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

Boolean Arithmetic

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Let us begin our exploration of Boolean algebra by adding numbers…

Boolean Algebraic Properties

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Another type of mathematical identity, called a “property”…

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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A practical application of switch and relay logic is in control…

Look-up Tables

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

Basic Logic Gates

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

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

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

Binary Math

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

Venn Diagrams and Sets

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Mathematicians use Venn diagrams to show the logical relationships of…

Digital Logic Functions

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We can construct a simple logic functions for our hypothetical lamp…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Karnaugh Maps, Truth Tables, and Boolean Expressions

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Who Developed the Karnaugh Map? Maurice Karnaugh, a…

Boolean Relationships on Venn Diagrams

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

TTL Logic Gates

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

The Exclusive-OR Function: The XOR Gate

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What Is an XOR Gate? One element conspicuously missing from the set of…

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Serial-out

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Serial-in, serial-out shift registers delay data by one clock time for…

Binary Overflow

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One caveat with signed binary numbers is that of overflow, where the…

The R/2R DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter)

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The R/2R DAC circuit is an alternative to the binary-weighted-input…

Demultiplexers

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

Complex Circuits

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What do we do if we come across a circuit more complex than the simple…

Switch Types

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

Introduction to Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors

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As was stated in the last chapter, there is more than one type of…

Pulse Width Modulation

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Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) uses digital signals to control power…

Differential Equations

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As opposed to normal equations where the solution is a number, a…

Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Boolean Algebraic Properties

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Another type of mathematical identity, called a “property”…

Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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The atoms in insulating materials have very tightly-bound electrons,…

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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

Basic Logic Gates

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

Design Project: Telegraph System

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What voltage will you choose to use for each of the station batteries?

Measurement Circuits

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Figure below shows a photodiode amplifier for measuring low levels of…

The Gated S-R Latch

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

Logarithms

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Definition of a Logarithm     “log” denotes a…

Multiple-input Gates

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The Use of Logic Gate Inverters and buffers exhaust the possibilities…

Superconductivity

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Conductors lose all of their electrical resistance when cooled to…

Contributors (6)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Simple Parallel Circuits

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On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

Networks and Busses

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

Complex Number Arithmetic

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Since complex numbers are legitimate mathematical entities, just like…