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Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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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…

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:…

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Introduction to Shift Registers

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

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart—4 Band, 5 Band, or 6 Band Resistors

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A handy all-in-one tool for reading resistor color code values for a 4 band resistor, 5 band resistor, or 6 band resistor.

DC Lab - An Analog Computer For Averaging

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a simple circuit that computes the average of voltages and learn about analog computers and their application.

Binary Addition

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

Binary Subtraction

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

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…

Synchronous Counters

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Memory Devices

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Digital Communication

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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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Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Look-up Tables

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

The S-R Latch

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A bistable multivibrator has two stable states, as indicated by the…

Networks and Busses

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The wires between the tank and the monitoring location is  called…

Microstrip Wavelength Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the guided wavelength inside a microstrip.

Safe Circuit Design

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

Properties of Exponents

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Product of Powers Property am an = am+n   Power of a Product…

DC Lab - Sensitive Voltage Detector With Audio Output

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will construct a voltage detector with adjustable sensitivity and audio output, and you will learn a method for detecting small electrical signals without an oscilloscope.

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

Hand Calculator Use

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To enter numbers in scientific notation into a hand calculator, there…

Build a Transformer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Steel flat bar, 4 pieces Miscellaneous bolts,…

Introduction to Digital Communication

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In the design of large and complex digital systems, it is often…

What is the Relationship Between Conductance and Resistance?

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The concept and measurement units of resistance are most often used…

Design Project: Telegraph System

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What voltage will you choose to use for each of the station batteries?

Contributors (3)

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<p> Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological…

AC Network Analysis

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

555 Schmitt Trigger

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

Resonance in Series-Parallel Circuits

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In simple reactive circuits with little or no resistance, the effects…

AC Phase

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Things start to get complicated when we need to relate two or more AC…

Control Circuits

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