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Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

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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Memory Devices

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

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…

PWM Power Controller

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

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…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Introduction to Shift Registers

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Negative Binary Numbers

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

A Very Simple Computer

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

Quantum Devices

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Microprocessor Programming

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

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

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…

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

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…

Binary Subtraction

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

Amplifier Impedances

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Input impedance varies considerably with the circuit configuration…

Definite Integrals and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

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        RELATED WORKSHEET: Calculus for Electric…

Class B Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Dual operational amplifier,…

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

Amplifier Gain

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The Voltage Gain Because amplifiers have the ability to increase the…

Sensing AC Electric Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones  …

Op-Amp Data

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Parametric data for all semiconductor op-amp models except the CA3130…

Basic Ammeter Use

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Show how this ammeter would be connected to the light bulb circuit to…

Likely Failures in Unproven Systems

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“All men are liable to error;” —John Locke Whereas…

Finite-state Machine

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Feedback is a fascinating engineering principle. It can turn a rather…

Electrons and “holes’’

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Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…

Parallel R, L, and C

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We can take the same components from the series circuit and rearrange…

PN Junctions

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

TTL NOR and OR gates

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TTL Circuit Analysis Let’s examine the following TTL circuit and…

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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

Digital Display Circuits

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What is the purpose of a seven-segment decoder circuit? What is a…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

High-impedance Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model TL082 recommended…

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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Capacitors, like all electrical components, have limitations that must…

Introduction to Diodes And Rectifiers

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All About Diodes A diode is an electrical device allowing current to…