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Memory Devices

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

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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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…

Look-up Tables

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

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…

Binary Overflow

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

Microprocessor Programming

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

Decoder

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

Introduction to Shift Registers

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Negative Binary Numbers

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

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

A Very Simple Computer

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Practical Considerations - Inductors

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Inductors, like all electrical components, have limitations which must…

Junction Field-effect Transistors

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The field effect transistor was proposed by Julius Lilienfeld in US…

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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The circuit shown here is a four-bit analog-to-digital converter…

Basic identities

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Additive Identity a + 0 = a Multiplicative Identity 1a = a…

Practical Considerations - Transformers

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Power Capacity As has already been observed, transformers must be well…

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…

Transistors, Hybrid

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In essence, the IGFET controls the base current of a BJT, which…

The common-drain Amplifier (JFET)

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Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Potentiometric Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One potentiometer, single…

Current Divider Circuits

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

Phase-Locked Loops

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This is a schematic for a simple VCO: The oscillator is of the RC…

Voltmeter Design

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As was stated earlier, most meter movements are sensitive devices.…

Motor Control Circuits

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The interlock contacts installed in the previous section’s motor…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

Clipper Circuits

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A circuit which removes the peak of a waveform is known as a clipper.…

Power Dissipation

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