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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…

Binary Addition

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Microprocessor Programming

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

Synchronous Counters

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

PWM Power Controller

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

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…

Decoder

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

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

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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Binary Overflow

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

A Very Simple Computer

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

Memory Devices

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

Binary Subtraction

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

Look-up Tables

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Vol III. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Transformer—Power Supply

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Power transformer, 120VAC step-down to 12VAC,…

Design Project: Audio Tone Control

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Suppose you were installing a high-power stereo system in your car,…

Inductor-Capacitor “tank” Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Oscilloscope Assortment of non-polarized…

Power Supply Circuits

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There are three major kinds of power supplies: unregulated (also…

Voltage Divider Calculator

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The voltage divider is a circuit used to create a voltage less than or equal to the input voltage.

Power Added Efficiency Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the power-added efficiency (PAE) of an amplifier

Power in Resistive and Reactive AC circuits

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Consider a circuit for a single-phase AC power system, where a 120…

Transistors, Bipolar

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Edge Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of an edge coupled stripline.

Conductors and Insulators

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Balanced Attenuator Calculator

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This balanced attenuator calculator helps you determine the resistor (R1) values for a balanced attenuator.

PWM Power Controller

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

Quantum Devices

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

Hysteresis

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Thyristors are a class of semiconductor components exhibiting…

Logarithms

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Definition of a logarithm “log” denotes a common logarithm (base =…

Safe Circuit Design

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As we saw earlier, a power system with no secure connection to earth…

Friis Transmission Calculator

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This calculator computes the power received by an antenna using Friis formula

Divided Feedback

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If we add a voltage divider to the negative feedback wiring so that…

Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Serial-out (PISO) Conversion

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Parallel-in/ serial-out shift registers do everything that the…