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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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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Quantum Devices

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

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…

Quantum Devices

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Synchronous Counters

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Microprocessor Programming

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

A Very Simple Computer

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

Introduction to Shift Registers

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

Memory Devices

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Negative Binary Numbers

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

Binary Overflow

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

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

Binary Subtraction

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

Transistors, junction field-effect (JFET)

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Note that the direction of the arrow at the gate indicates the…

The Common-emitter Amplifier

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At the beginning of this chapter, it illustrates how transistors could…

Design Project: Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) Signal Generator

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What shape of voltage waveform would you expect to measure (using an…

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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What, exactly, is an arbitrary waveform generator, and for what…

Negative Feedback

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If we connect the output of an op-amp to its inverting input and apply…

Boolean Algebraic Properties

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

Power Supply Circuits

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

Why L/R and not LR?

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Learn About L/R Time Constants It is often perplexing to new students…

Voltage Multipliers (Doublers, Triplers, Quadruplers, and More)

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A voltage multiplier is a specialized rectifier circuit…

DC Circuit Equations and Laws

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Power Equation of Ohm’s Law and Joule’s Law    …

Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

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

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Serial-out

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Serial-in, serial-out shift registers delay data by one clock time for…

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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Reactive Power We know that reactive loads such as inductors and…

Parallel DC Circuits Practice Worksheet With Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of voltage…

The Importance of Electrical Safety

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With this lesson, I hope to avoid a common mistake found in…

Power in Electric Circuits

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In addition to voltage and current, there is another important…

L-Match Impedance Matching Circuits

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This calculator is designed to compute for the parameters needed to design a L-Match Impedance Circuit

Capacitors

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Identify some of the different types of capacitors, and their…

Latch Circuits

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What do you think this logic buffer gate will do, with the output…

Rectifier/Filter Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Bridge rectifier pack…