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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

Worksheets - Communication

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

Worksheets - Communication

Synchronous Counters

Textbook

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

Textbook

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

Programmable Logic Technology

Worksheets - Communication

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

Microprocessor Programming

Textbook

The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

Worksheets - Communication

Binary Addition

Textbook

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

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

Tools

A handy tool for reading resistor color code values

Quantum Devices

Textbook

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

Memory Devices

Worksheets - Communication

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…

A Very Simple Computer

Textbook

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

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

Tools

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

Textbook

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

Microprocessor Programming

Worksheets - Communication

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

Textbook

The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Introduction to Shift Registers

Textbook

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

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

Textbook

The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

AC Motor Control Circuits

Worksheets - Communication

Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

PWM Power Controller

Textbook

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

Decoder

Textbook

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

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

Textbook

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

Why L/R and not LR?

Textbook

Learn About L/R Time Constants It is often perplexing to new students…

Other Waveshapes

Textbook

As strange as it may seem, any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform is…

Critical Temperatures for Superconductors

Textbook

Critical temperatures given in Kelvins Material Element/Alloy Critical…

Half-wave Rectifier

Textbook

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

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Pulsed-light Sensor

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Broadside Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

Tools

This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a broadside coupled stripline.

Parallel Circuit Rules

Textbook

Voltage Components in a parallel circuit share the same voltage:…

Precision Potentiometer

Textbook

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

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Calculus is a branch of mathematics that…

Design Project: Intercom System

Worksheets - Communication

Design a passive circuit that will create a "split” ( V/-V) power…

Finite State Machines

Textbook

Up to now, every circuit that was presented was a combinatorial…

RF Power Conversion Calculator

Tools

A tool designed to convert RF power from watts to decibels and vice versa

Networks and Busses

Textbook

The wires between the tank and the monitoring location is  called…

Creating Custom Calibration Resistances

Textbook

Often in the course of designing and building electrical meter…

Potentiometers

Worksheets - Communication

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

Bit Grouping

Textbook

The singular reason for learning and using the binary numeration…

Introduction to Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT)

Textbook

The invention of the bipolar transistor in 1948 ushered in a…