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Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

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:…

The D Latch

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

Basic Logic Gates

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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

Look-up Tables

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

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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When we store information in some kind of circuit or device, we not…

Converting Truth Tables into Boolean Expressions

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In designing digital circuits, the designer often begins with a truth…

Introduction to Shift Registers

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Shift registers, like counters, are a form of sequential logic.…

Half-Adder

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

TTL NOR and OR gates

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TTL Circuit Analysis Let’s examine the following TTL circuit and…

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

Asynchronous Counters

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In the previous section, we saw a circuit using one J-K flip-flop that…

Vol III. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Boolean Algebra

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

LED Sequencer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4017 decade counter/divider (Radio Shack catalog…

555 Hysteretic Oscillator

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

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Boolean Relationships on Venn Diagrams

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

Decimal versus Binary Numeration

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Let’s count from zero to twenty using four different kinds of…

Full-wave Bridge Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6 volt output) Four…

Electric Fields and Capacitance

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Introduction Whenever an electric voltage exists between two separated…

The Common-collector Amplifier

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Our next transistor configuration to study is a bit simpler for gain…

Superconductivity

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Conductors lose all of their electrical resistance when cooled to…

Setting Up a Home Lab

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In order to build the circuits described in this volume, you will need…

What Are Electric Circuits?

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You might have been wondering how charges can continuously flow in a…

Measurement Circuits

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

Resistance Calculator

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This calculator calculates the resistivity of a component based on its resistance value, length, and cross-sectional area.

Diode Ratings

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In addition to forward voltage drop (Vf) and peak inverse voltage…

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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Capacitors, like all electrical components, have limitations that must…

Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Carbon pencil…

Synchronous Counters

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

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

High-impedance Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model TL082 recommended…

Voltage Comparator

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Parts and Materials Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

The Common-source Amplifier (JFET)

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Derivative of a Constant

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    (“c” being a constant)   RELATED…

RF Power Conversion Calculator

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

Millman’s Theorem

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In Millman’s Theorem, the circuit is re-drawn as a parallel…

Transformer—Power Supply

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Power transformer, 120VAC step-down to 12VAC,…