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Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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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…

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…

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Op-amp Circuits

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Gate Universality

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

Decoder

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A decoder is a circuit that changes a code into a set of signals. It…

Finite-state Machine

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

555 Lab - Blue LED Flasher With Voltage Doubler

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build a blue LED flasher using a 555 timer and learn the basic theory of a voltage doubler using a transistor switch and a capacitor.

Finite State Machines

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Binary Addition

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The Rules of Binary Addition Adding binary numbers is a very simple…

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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So far, we’ve studied both S-R and D latch circuits with enable…

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

Flash ADC

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Also called the parallel A/D converter, this circuit is the simplest…

Boolean Rules for Simplification

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

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

The “Buffer” Gate

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If we were to connect two inverter gates together so that the output…

Octal and Hexadecimal Numeration

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Because binary numeration requires so many bits to represent…

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

Multiple-input Gates

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

Successive Approximation ADC

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

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Synchronous Counters

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What is a Synchronous Counter? A synchronous counter, in contrast to…

Trigonometric Derivatives

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The D Latch

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

Class B BJT Amplifiers

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The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Octal and Hexadecimal Numeration

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Because binary numeration requires so many bits to represent…

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

RF Power Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert RF power from watts to decibels and vice versa

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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You might have noticed on the table for specific resistances that all…

Harmonic Phase Sequences

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In the last section, we saw how the 3rd harmonic and all of its…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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Sequences

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Arithmetic Sequences An arithmetic sequence is a series of numbers…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

Design Project: Audio Tone Control

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Suppose you were installing a high-power stereo system in your car,…

Rectifier Circuits

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What is Rectification? Now we come to the most popular application of…

Coil Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a wire coil.

What is the Difference Between Series and Parallel Circuits?

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Circuits consisting of just one battery and one load resistance are…

Intro Lab - Build an Electromagnet

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build an electromagnet and learn about electromagnetism including the relationship of magnetic polarity to current flow.

Logic Signal Voltage Levels

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Input Voltages for Logic Gates Logic gate circuits are designed to…