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Embedded Real-Time Analysis & Diagnostics (ERAD) on C2000™ Devices

In partnership with Texas Instruments

An introduction to ERAD on C2000 devices, including a software demonstration of this new debugging…

Internally Compensated Advanced Current Mode (ACM)

In partnership with Texas Instruments

In this session, we will cover the following:Present a high-level overview of Advanced Current…

Digital Communication

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

Memory Devices

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

Binary Addition

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

Binary Subtraction

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Synchronous Counters

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

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Microprocessor Programming

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

PWM Power Controller

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

Introduction to Shift Registers

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

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…

Negative Binary Numbers

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Digital Communication

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Decoder

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Conductors and Insulators

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

Op-Amp Data

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Parametric data for all semiconductor op-amp models except the CA3130…

Make Your Own Multimeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Sensitive meter movement (Radio Shack catalog #…

AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

TTL Logic Gates

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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Most AC motors are induction motors. Induction motors are favored due…

Binary Subtraction

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

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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

AC Motor Theory

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Electromechanical watt-hour meters use an aluminum disk that is spun…

Band-stop Filters

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How to Create a Band-stop Filter? Also called band-elimination,…

Circuit Wiring

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So far, we’ve been analyzing single-battery, single-resistor…

Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

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Wire-by-Number project: simple voltage divider Description: Build a…

Power Measurement

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Power measurement in AC circuits can be quite a bit more complex than…

Contributors (6)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Tachogenerators

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An electromechanical generator is a device capable of producing…

Rectifier Circuits

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Non-right Triangle Trigonometry

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The Law of Sines (for any triangle) The Law of Cosines (for any…

Low-pass Filters

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

Karnaugh Mapping

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