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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:…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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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…

Monostable Multivibrators

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We’ve already seen one example of a monostable multivibrator in…

Sum and Product Notation

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

Binary Math

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

High-Reliability Circuits

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Vol IV. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

Introduction to Combinational Logic Functions

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The term “combinational” comes to us from mathematics. In…

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Half-Adder

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

Special-output Gates

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Complementary Output Gates It is sometimes desirable to have a logic…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

Diode Switching Circuits

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Diodes can perform switching and digital logic operations. Forward and…

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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555 Schmitt Trigger

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

Successive Approximation ADC

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One method of addressing the digital ramp ADC’s shortcomings is…

Gate Universality

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NAND and NOR gates possess a special property: they are universal.…

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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Read-only memory (ROM) is similar in design to static or dynamic RAM…

The J-K Flip-Flop

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

555 Timer Monostable Circuit Calculator

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This calculator computes for the output pulse width of a 555 timer monostable circuit

Thyristors

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Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting…

Potentiometers

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Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Three NPN…

Electrical Transients

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This chapter explores the response of capacitors and inductors to…

Digital Logic Functions

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

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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What does the acronym RF stand form, in reference to radio-related…

Protective Relays

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

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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Data Flow

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Buses and networks are designed to allow communication to occur…

DC Metrology

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Define the following metrological terms: • Uncertainty • Accuracy…

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Waveform Analysis

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PARTS AND MATERIALS IBM-compatible personal computer with sound card,…

Shock Current Path

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As we’ve already learned, electricity requires a complete path…

Why L/R and not LR?

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Learn About L/R Time Constants It is often perplexing to new students…

Timer Circuits

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AC Commutator Motors

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

Inductor Quirks

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In an ideal case, an inductor acts as a purely reactive device. That…

Circuit Components

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

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Rectangle Loop Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a rectangle loop.