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Memory Devices

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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:…

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

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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Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Microprocessor Programming

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

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)…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

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…

Introduction to Shift Registers

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

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…

Memory Devices

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PWM Power Controller

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

A Very Simple Computer

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

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.…

Binary Subtraction

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

Tracking ADC

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A third variation on the counter-DAC-based converter theme is, in my…

Common Derivatives

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    RELATED WORKSHEETS: Calculus for Electric Circuits…

Basic Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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When lightning strikes, nearby magnetic compass needles may be seen to…

How to Build a Current Mirror Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS   Two NPN transistors—models 2N2222 or…

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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

Capacitor Impedance Calculator

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This tool calculates a capacitor's reactance for a given capacitance value and signal frequency.

Solving for Unknown Time

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Sometimes it is necessary to determine the length of time that a…

Design Project: Event Counter

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If your event sensing switch is mechanical in nature, you will likely…

Electron Activity in Chemical Reactions

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So far in our discussions on electricity and electric circuits, we…

DC Mesh Current Analysis

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Simple Parallel Circuits

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On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

The “Buffer” Gate

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If we were to connect two inverter gates together so that the output…

DC Metrology

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Define the following metrological terms: • Uncertainty • Accuracy…

Low-pass Filters

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By definition, a low-pass filter is a circuit offering easy passage to…

The Exclusive-OR Function: The XOR Gate

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What Is an XOR Gate? One element conspicuously missing from the set of…

Octal and Hexadecimal Numeration

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Because binary numeration requires so many bits to represent…

Protective Relay Circuits

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Protective relays are special power-sensing devices whose job it is to…

Convert MCD to Lumens

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This calculator is useful for calculating the luminous flux for LEDs where the angle is known.

Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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What does the normal status of an electrical switch refer to?…

Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

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