Latest Digital Signal Processing Education

Categories

AC Lab - Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

Textbook

In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, an electronic musical keyboard will be used as a variable-frequency AC signal generator to learn the difference between AC amplitude and frequency.

Design Project: Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) Signal Generator

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

What shape of voltage waveform would you expect to measure (using an…

Current Signal Systems

Textbook

Current Source It is possible through the use of electronic amplifiers…

What is a Filter?

Textbook

It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

Oscillator Circuits

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

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

Latch Circuits

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

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

Digital Ramp ADC

Textbook

Also known as the stairstep-ramp, or simply counter A/D converter,…

Square Root, Cube Root, and Nth Root Calculator

Tools

This calculator will determine the square root, cube root, or nth root of a given number, x.

Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

Textbook

In the chapter on mixed-frequency signals, we explored the concept of…

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

Textbook

Perhaps the most important consideration of an ADC is its resolution.…

Slope (integrating) ADC

Textbook

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

Square Wave Signals

Textbook

It has been found that any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform can be…

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

The circuit shown here is a four-bit analog-to-digital converter…

Voltage-to-Current Signal Conversion

Textbook

In instrumentation circuitry, DC signals are often used as analog…

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

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

Introduction to Digital Communication

Textbook

In the design of large and complex digital systems, it is often…

Signal Modulation

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

The R/2nR DAC: Binary-Weighted-Input Digital-to-Analog Converter

Textbook

What Is a R/2nR DAC Circuit? The R/2nR DAC circuit, otherwise known as…

Shift Registers

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

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

AC Network Analysis

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

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

Binary Subtraction

Textbook

We can subtract one binary number from another by using the standard…

Step-up and Step-down Transformers

Textbook

So far, we’ve observed simulations of transformers where the…

Symmetric Stripline Impedance Calculator

Tools

This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a symmetric stripline.

Arithmetic with Scientific Notation

Textbook

The benefits of scientific notation do not end with ease of writing…

The S-R Latch

Textbook

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

Clipper and Clamper Circuits

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

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

Series Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

Textbook

In the last section, we learned what would happen in simple…

pH Measurement

Textbook

A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

JFET Quirks

Textbook

Bipolar Junction Transistors

Textbook

The bipolar junction transistor (BJT) was named because its operation…

555 Lab - Monostable Multivibrator (One-shot)

Textbook

In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a monostable multivibrator using a 555 timer IC and learn about RC time constant charging and how a one-shot timer operates.

Sum-of-Products and Product-of-Sums Expressions

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

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

Antenna Downtilt and Coverage Calculator

Tools

This calculator will determine the correct antenna downtilt angle given the heights of the antennas and distance between them.

Electromagnetism

Textbook

The discovery of the relationship between magnetism and electricity…

Design Project: Audio Tone Control

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

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

Si Lab - Full-wave Bridge Rectifier With Output Filtering

Textbook

In this hands-on semiconductor experiment, build an improved full-wave rectifier with output filtering and learn about capacitive filtering in AC-to-DC power converters.

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

Solve this equation for the value of x: x + 5 = 8 How many exact…

Asynchronous Flip-Flop Inputs

Textbook

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

How is it possible to electrically measure the torque output by a…

Likely Failures in Proven Systems

Textbook

The following problems are arranged in order from most likely to least…

Low-pass Filters

Textbook

By definition, a low-pass filter is a circuit offering easy passage to…

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

It is a common phenomenon for the electrical resistance of a substance…

Linear Computational Circuitry

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

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

Superposition Theorem

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

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

IGFET Amplifiers

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

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

Polyphase Motor Design

Textbook

AC Motors Perhaps the most important benefit of polyphase AC power…

Time Constant Circuits

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

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

DC Lab - Precision Potentiometer

Textbook

In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a precision potentiometer from three lower precision potentiometer and learn about voltage range compression and parameter interactions.

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

Textbook

A practical application of switch and relay logic is in control…

Stepper Motors

Textbook

Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

The electrical resistance of a conductor at any temperature may be…

Mixed-Frequency Signals

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

What is a harmonic frequency? If an oscillator circuit outputs a…

Voltage-to-Current Signal Conversion

Textbook

In instrumentation circuitry, DC signals are often used as analog…

AC Network Analysis

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

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

Series and Parallel Capacitors

Textbook

When capacitors are connected in series, the total capacitance is…

Logarithms for Analog Circuits

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

The concept of a mathematical power is familiar to most students of…

Conductors, Insulators, and Electron Flow

Textbook

The electrons of different types of atoms have different degrees of…

Solid-state Relays

Textbook

Limitations of Electromechanical Relays As versatile as…

What is Norton’s Theorem and the Norton Equivalent Circuit?

Textbook

This article explains the step-by-step process for determining the…

Design Project: Signal Generator

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…