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Digital Communication

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Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Quantum Devices

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Most integrated circuits are digital, based on MOS (CMOS) transistors.…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Decoder

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

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart—4 Band, 5 Band, or 6 Band Resistors

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A handy all-in-one tool for reading resistor color code values for a 4 band resistor, 5 band resistor, or 6 band resistor.

Binary Overflow

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

Look-up Tables

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

Introduction to Shift Registers

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

Microprocessor Programming

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

Binary Addition

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

Digital Communication

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A Very Simple Computer

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

Negative Binary Numbers

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

Binary Subtraction

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

PWM Power Controller

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Programmable Logic Technology

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

PWM Power Controller

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

Multi-Stage Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three NPN transistors—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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

Contributors (16)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Decibel Calculator

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This calculator will convert voltage or power gains into decibels. Enter one of the three values and the calculator will output the other two.

Capacitor Charging and Discharging

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Capacitor Charging and Discharging Experiment Parts and Materials To…

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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R, L and C Summary

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With the notable exception of calculations for power (P), all AC…

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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

Basic Voltmeter Use

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What will this voltmeter register when connected to a battery as shown…

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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

Decimal versus Binary Numeration

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

The J-K Flip-Flop

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Another variation on a theme of bistable multivibrators is the J-K…

High-impedance Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model TL082 recommended…

Capacitor Charge and Time Constant Calculator

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This calculator computes for the capacitor charge time and energy, given the supply voltage and the added series resistance.

Simple Circuits

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

Soldering

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Both soldering irons and soldering guns are tools used in the process…

Three-phase Power Systems

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What is Split-Phase Power Systems? Split-phase power systems achieve…

Asynchronous Counters

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

Half-wave Rectifier

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