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

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…

Octal and Hexadecimal Numeration

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Because binary numeration requires so many bits to represent…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Microprocessors

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Early computer science pioneers such as Alan Turing and John Von…

Binary Overflow

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

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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

Boolean Arithmetic

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

Finite State Machines

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

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

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The purpose of the parallel-in/ parallel-out shift register is to take…

Binary Math

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

Analog and Digital Signals

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Instrumentation is a field of study and work centering on measurement…

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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

Light-Pulse Switch

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It is fairly important to use large value resistors (10 MΩ works…

Diode Switching Circuits

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

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

Slope (integrating) ADC

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So far, we’ve only been able to escape the sheer volume of…

Latch Circuits

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What do you think this logic buffer gate will do, with the output…

Logic Simplification With Karnaugh Maps

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The logic simplification examples that we have done so far could have…

Introduction to Digital Integrated Circuits

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Digital circuits are circuits dealing with signals restricted to the…

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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

Special-output Gates

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

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Twisted-Pair Impedance Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the characteristic impedance of a twisted-pair cable

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

Thermoelectricity

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Length of bare (uninsulated) copper wire Length of…

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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The “Buffer” Gate

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

Amplifier Circuits

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Note, Q3 and Q4 in the figure below are complementary, NPN and PNP…

Vol I. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Ohm’s Law

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For a given amount of water pressure, which will flow a greater rate…

Derivative of a Constant

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    (“c” being a constant)   RELATED…

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Parallel R, L, and C

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We can take the same components from the series circuit and rearrange…

High-pass Filters

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A high-pass filter’s task is just the opposite of a low-pass…

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute for the inductance of an edge coupled trace.

Four-Channel Audio Mixer

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A very common misconception students have about potentiometers is the…

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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Safety is very important when designing and/or building a device…

How to Build a Current Mirror Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS   Two NPN transistors—models 2N2222 or…

Counters

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

Multiplexers

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A multiplexer, abbreviated mux, is a device that has multiple inputs…

DC Generator Theory

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Generators used in battery-charging systems must be regulated so as to…