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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…

Binary Subtraction

Textbook

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

Textbook

The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Synchronous Counters

Textbook

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Microprocessor Programming

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

Look-up Tables

Textbook

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

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

Textbook

The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

Tools

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

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:…

Introduction to Shift Registers

Textbook

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

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

Tools

A handy tool for reading resistor color code values

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

Textbook

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

Digital Communication

Worksheets - Communication

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

Binary Overflow

Textbook

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

Textbook

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Negative Binary Numbers

Textbook

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

Binary Addition

Textbook

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

Decoder

Textbook

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

Contributors (15)

Textbook

Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Depletion-type IGFETs

Textbook

Insulated gate field-effect transistors are unipolar devices just like…

AC phase

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If we were to express the series-connected DC voltages as phasors…

Stepper Motors

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

Precision Potentiometer

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Two single-turn, linear-taper potentiometers, 5…

Batteries

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If I wanted to build a battery-powered electric drill, would it be…

Characteristic Impedance

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Note the “50 ohm” rating printed on the jacket of the cable. What…

Binary Math Circuits

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Add the following binary numbers:

Voltage and Current in a Practical Circuit

Textbook

Because it takes energy to force charge to flow against the opposition…

Superconductivity

Textbook

Conductors lose all of their electrical resistance when cooled to…

A Very Simple Computer

Textbook

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

Introduction to Electron Tubes

Textbook

An often neglected area of study in modern electronics is that of…

Waveguides

Textbook

A waveguide is a special form of transmission line consisting of a…

Ohm’s Law

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Transistors, Hybrid

Textbook

In essence, the IGFET controls the base current of a BJT, which…

DC Metrology

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Define the following metrological terms: • Uncertainty • Accuracy…

4-wire Resistance Measurement

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Electromagnet made from experiment…

Conductance

Textbook

When students first see the parallel resistance equation, the natural…

Soldering

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

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

Textbook

Three-phase Wye(Y) Connection Initially, we explored the idea of…