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An inside look at industrial Ethernet communication protocols

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An inside look at industrial Ethernet communication protocols

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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A semiconductor device is one made of silicon or any number of other…

Look-up Tables

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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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:…

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of an embedded microstrip.

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

PN Junctions

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

The D Latch

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

Synchronous Counters

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

Scientific Notation

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In many disciplines of science and engineering, very large and very…

Creating Custom Calibration Resistances

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Often in the course of designing and building electrical meter…

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

The Unijunction Transistor (UJT)

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Unijunction transistor: Although a unijunction transistor is not a…

Sensing AC Electric Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones  …

Arithmetic Properties

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Associative Property In addition and multiplication, terms may be…

History of SPICE

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SPICE is a computer program designed to simulate analog electronic…

Counter Modulus

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What is a Series-Parallel Circuit?

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With simple series circuits, all components are connected end-to-end…

SPICE Quirks

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“Garbage in, garbage out.” —Anonymous SPICE is a…

Early Tube History

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Thomas Edison, that prolific American inventor, is often credited with…

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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In the course of learning about electricity, you will want to…

Wire Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of a wire stripline.

Decibels

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The Bel is Used to Represent Gain In its simplest form, an…

Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors (MOSFET)

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The Insulated-Gate Field-Effect Transistor (IGFET), also known as…

Transistors, Insulated-gate Field-effect (IGFET or MOSFET)

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We have the symbols for depletion mode and enhancement mode MOSFETs -…

Special-purpose Diodes

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Schottky diodes Schottky diodes are constructed of a metal-to-N…

Logarithms for Analog Circuits

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

Stepper Motor Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the maximum speed, minimum time per step and maximum power of a stepper motor

Diodes

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A diode is an electronics component made from a combination of a…

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

The Pentode

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Another strategy for addressing the problem of secondary electrons…

An Electric Pendulum

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Capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, and…

Simple Circuits

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

Boolean Rules for Simplification

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

RMS Voltage Calculator

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This calculator calculates the RMS Voltage value from either the peak voltage, the peak-to-peak voltage, or the average voltage.

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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Whenever electrons flow through a conductor, a magnetic field will…

Switch Contact Design

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A switch can be constructed with any mechanism bringing two conductors…

Electronics as Science

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Electronics is a science, and a very accessible science at that. With…

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Every meter impacts the circuit it is measuring to some extent, just…

Light-Pulse Switch

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

Boolean Algebra

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

Wiring Color Codes

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

Mutual Inductance

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If two coils of wire are brought into close proximity with each other…

Ammeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Just like voltmeters, ammeters tend to influence the amount of…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

Branch Current Method

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The first and most straightforward network analysis technique is…