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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…

Memory Devices

Worksheets - Communication

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

Quantum Devices

Textbook

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

Textbook

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

Binary Subtraction

Textbook

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

Worksheets - Communication

Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

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)…

Pulse Width Modulation

Textbook

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

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

Tools

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

Look-up Tables

Textbook

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

Textbook

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

Microcontroller Principles

Worksheets - Communication

Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Programmable Logic Technology

Worksheets - Communication

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

Textbook

A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

A Very Simple Computer

Textbook

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

Worksheets - Communication

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

Tools

A handy tool for reading resistor color code values

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…

Microprocessor Programming

Worksheets - Communication

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

AC Voltmeters and Ammeters

Textbook

AC electromechanical meter movements come in two basic arrangements:…

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

Textbook

Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Complex Number Arithmetic

Textbook

Since complex numbers are legitimate mathematical entities, just like…

Ohm’s Law - How Voltage, Current, and Resistance Relate

Textbook

The first, and perhaps most important, the relationship between…

Sensitive Voltage Detector

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio headphones…

Making a Venn Diagram Look Like a Karnaugh Map

Textbook

Starting with circle A in a rectangular A’ universe in figure (a)…

Valence and Crystal Structure

Textbook

Valence: The electrons in the outermost shell, or valence shell, are…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

Textbook

Most ohmmeters of the design shown in the previous section utilize a…

Microstrip Impedance Calculator

Tools

This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a microstrip.

Design Project: Power Inverter

Worksheets - Communication

A common topology for DC-AC power converter circuits uses a pair of…

Servo Motor Systems

Worksheets - Communication

Explain the operation of this “H-bridge” motor control circuit: At…

Stepper Motors

Textbook

A stepper motor is a “digital” version of the electric…

Design Project: DC Motor

Worksheets - Communication

The armature windings of your DC motor will have very low resistance.…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

Textbook

Just as devices have been made to measure certain physical quantities…

Basic Logic Gates

Worksheets - Communication

Identify the type of logic gate shown in this schematic diagram, and…

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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

Protective Relay Circuits

Worksheets - Communication

Protective relays are special power-sensing devices whose job it is to…

“Long’’ and “Short’’ Transmission Lines

Textbook

In DC and low-frequency AC circuits, the characteristic impedance of…

Rectifier Circuits

Worksheets - Communication

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

Convert MCD to Lumens

Tools

This calculator is useful for calculating the luminous flux for LEDs where the angle is known.