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Digital Communication

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Programmable Logic Technology

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

Binary Addition

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The Rules of Binary Addition Adding binary numbers is a very simple…

PWM Power Controller

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 100 µF…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart (4-band, 5-band or 6-band)

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A handy tool for reading resistor color code values

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Microprocessor Programming

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What is the difference between a JMP (“jump”) instruction and a…

Negative Binary Numbers

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With addition being easily accomplished, we can perform the operation…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Decoder

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A decoder is a circuit that changes a code into a set of signals. It…

Binary Subtraction

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

A Very Simple Computer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three batteries, each one with a different voltage…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Synchronous Counters

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Introduction to Shift Registers

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Important Constants

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Euler’s Number Euler’s constant is an important value for…

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Network Analysis Competencies

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Sound Cancellation

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Two audio speakers…

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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Label where each of the following electrical quantities would be found…

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

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

Half-Adder

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

A Binary Adder

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Suppose we wanted to build a device that could add two binary bits…

What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

JFET Current Regulator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

The Importance of Electrical Safety

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With this lesson, I hope to avoid a common mistake found in…

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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

High-Reliability Circuits

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

Superposition Theorem

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Superposition theorem is one of those strokes of genius that takes a…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Radio Circuits

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(a) Crystal radio. (b) Modulated RF at antenna. (c) Rectified RF at…

Electrical Noise and Interference

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Define what noise means, in the electrical sense of the word. How does…

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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