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Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Programmable Logic Controllers

Worksheets - Programmable Logic

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

Programmable Logic Technology

Worksheets - Programmable Logic

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

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

Worksheets - Programmable Logic

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

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

7-segment Display

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4511 BCD-to-7seg latch/decoder/driver (Radio…

DIP Gate Packaging

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Digital logic gate circuits are manufactured as integrated circuits:…

Binary Count Sequence

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If we examine a four-bit binary count sequence from 0000 to 1111, a…

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…

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

Digital Logic With Feedback

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With simple gate and combinational logic circuits, there is a definite…

Octal and Hexadecimal Numeration

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Because binary numeration requires so many bits to represent…

Basic Gate Function

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Parts and Materials 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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Now we can proceed to studying specific types of digital storage…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Current Divider Circuits and the Current Divider Formula

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A parallel circuit is often called a current divider for its ability…

Karnaugh Mapping

Worksheets - Programmable Logic

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

Counters

Worksheets - Programmable Logic

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

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,…

The S-R Latch

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A bistable multivibrator has two stable states, as indicated by the…

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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

Digital Display Circuits

Worksheets - Programmable Logic

What is the purpose of a seven-segment decoder circuit? What is a…

555 Timer Monostable Circuit Calculator

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

Asynchronous Flip-Flop Inputs

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The normal data inputs to a flip flop (D, S and R, or J and K) are…

Table (portrait view)

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Periodic table of chemical elements.

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Network Topology

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If we want to connect two digital devices with a network, we would…

Impedance

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

What are “Series” and “Parallel” Circuits?

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

Introduction to DC Circuits

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“DC” stands for Direct Current, which can refer to either…

Sensitive Audio Detector

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PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio…

The Exclusive-OR Function: The XOR Gate

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

Voltage Divider Calculator

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The voltage divider is a circuit used to create a voltage less than or equal to the input voltage.

Pi Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a Pi Attenuator.

Wattmeter Design

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Power in an electric circuit is the product (multiplication) of…

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a microstrip etched on a PCB.

Ring Counters

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If the output of a shift register is fed back to the input. a ring…

Programmable Logic Controllers

Worksheets - Programmable Logic

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

Wire Types and Sizes

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Most electrical wire is covered in a rubber or plastic coating called…

RF Power Ratio Conversion Calculator

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This tool is designed to convert power ratios to decibel

Introduction to Boolean Algebra

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

Conductor Size

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

Wire Self Inductance Calculator

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This calculator will help compute the inductance of a length of wire.

Wiring Color Codes

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Wiring for AC and DC power distribution branch circuits are color…