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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…

Negative Binary Numbers

Textbook

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

Binary Overflow

Textbook

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

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

Textbook

The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Binary Subtraction

Textbook

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

Textbook

A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Microprocessor Programming

Textbook

The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Pulse Width Modulation

Textbook

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

Textbook

The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

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.…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Synchronous Counters

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

Binary Addition

Textbook

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

Digital Communication

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Memory Devices

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

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…

“Long’’ and “Short’’ Transmission Lines

Textbook

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

Tank Circuit Resonance Calculator

Tools

This calculator computes the resonant frequency of a tank circuit

Common-Emitter Amplifier

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS One NPN transistor—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Diode Switching Circuits

Textbook

Diodes can perform switching and digital logic operations. Forward and…

Capacitor Sizing Equation

Textbook

A formula for capacitance in picofarads using practical dimensions:

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Introduction to AC Circuits

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“AC” stands for Alternating Current, which can refer to either…

AC Inductor Circuits

Textbook

Resistors vs. Inductors Inductors do not behave the same way as…

Current Divider Circuits

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

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

Textbook

Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

Textbook

Whenever electrons flow through a conductor, a magnetic field will…

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

Tools

This tool is designed to calculate the inductance of two parallel wires

Attenuators

Textbook

What is Attenuators? Attenuators are passive devices. It is…

Temperature Converter

Tools

Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin

Display Tubes

Textbook

In addition to performing tasks of amplification and switching, tubes…

SPICE Models

Textbook

The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Diode Ratings

Textbook

In addition to forward voltage drop (Vf) and peak inverse voltage…

Soldering

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