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Digital Communication

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Decoder

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Look-up Tables

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

A Very Simple Computer

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Binary Subtraction

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

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

Digital Communication

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

Negative Binary Numbers

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Microprocessor Programming

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

PWM Power Controller

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

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Binary Addition

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

Synchronous Counters

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

Introduction to Shift Registers

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

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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

Practical Power Factor Correction

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When the need arises to correct for poor power factor in an AC power…

Peak to Peak Voltage Calculator (VP-P)

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This calculator shows the peak-to-peak voltage (VP-P) value from the peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

Questions relating to project management

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Practical Considerations - Batteries

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When connecting batteries together to form larger “banks”…

Low-pass Filters

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By definition, a low-pass filter is a circuit offering easy passage to…

Electrical Transients

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This chapter explores the response of capacitors and inductors to…

Conductance

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

What is a Series-Parallel Circuit?

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With simple series circuits, all components are connected end-to-end…

555 Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 0.1 µF,…

Ohm’s Law

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

From Electric to Electronic

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Introduction This third volume of the book series Lessons In Electric…

An Analogy for Divided Feedback

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A helpful analogy for understanding divided feedback amplifier…

Vol IV. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Electromagnetic Induction

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While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

Simple Parallel (Tank Circuit) Resonance

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Resonance in a Tank Circuit A condition of resonance will be…

Boolean Algebraic Properties

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Another type of mathematical identity, called a “property”…

Inductors and Calculus

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Inductors do not have a stable “resistance” as conductors…

Principles of Radio

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One of the more fascinating applications of electricity is in the…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 12AX7 dual triode vacuum tube Two power…