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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.…

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Memory Devices

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A Very Simple Computer

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Quantum Devices

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

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:…

Synchronous Counters

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

Decoder

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

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Binary Subtraction

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

Digital Communication

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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

Look-up Tables

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

Binary Overflow

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Karnaugh Maps, Truth Tables, and Boolean Expressions

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Who Developed the Karnaugh Map? Maurice Karnaugh, a…

What Are Zener Diodes?

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What Is a Zener Diode? A Zener diode is a special type of rectifying…

AC Resistor Circuits (Inductive)

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Instantaneous Values in AC Circuits Pure resistive AC circuit:…

Ohmmeter Design

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Though mechanical ohmmeter (resistance meter) designs are rarely used…

Regulated Power Sources

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Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Multiplexers

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A multiplexer, abbreviated mux, is a device that has multiple inputs…

Introduction to Digital Integrated Circuits

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Digital circuits are circuits dealing with signals restricted to the…

Kirchhoff’s Current Law (KCL)

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What Is Kirchhoff’s Current Law? Kirchhoff’s Current Law,…

Sequences

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Arithmetic Sequences An arithmetic sequence is a series of numbers…

An Electric Pendulum

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Capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, and…

Why digital?

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Although many textbooks provide good introductions to digital memory…

The Instrumentation Amplifier

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What Is an Instrumentation Amplifier? An instrumentation amplifier…

AC Voltmeters and Ammeters

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AC electromechanical meter movements come in two basic arrangements:…

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

Octal and Hexadecimal to Decimal Conversion

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Although the prime intent of octal and hexadecimal numeration systems…

Precision Potentiometer

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

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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Most students of electricity begin their study with what is known as…

Simple Series Resonance

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A similar effect happens in series inductive/capacitive circuits. When…

PN Junctions

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