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Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Programmable Logic Technology

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

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.…

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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Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

A Very Simple Computer

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Introduction to Shift Registers

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

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

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…

Binary Subtraction

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

Look-up Tables

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

Decoder

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

Microprocessor Programming

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

Memory Devices

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Binary Addition

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Negative Binary Numbers

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

Digital Communication

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

Parallel R, L, and C

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

Likely Failures in Proven Systems

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The following problems are arranged in order from most likely to least…

Biasing Techniques (IGFET)

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Regulated Power Sources

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

Connectors

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An electrical connector, is an electro-mechanical device used to join…

Look-up Tables

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

The Thyristor

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A thyristor is a device that has a number of unusual characteristics.…

Series Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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In the last section, we learned what would happen in simple…

Ionization (gas-filled) Tubes

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So far, we’ve explored tubes which are totally…

Computer Simulation of Electric Circuits

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Computers can be powerful tools if used properly, especially in the…

T-Pad Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a T-pad attenuator.

Sensing AC Magnetic Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones Electromagnet coil…

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Divided Feedback

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

Introduction to AC Circuits

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“AC” stands for Alternating Current, which can refer to…

Integrated Circuits

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  A Logic Gate is assigned as an elementary building block of…

Complex Vector Addition

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If vectors with uncommon angles are added, their magnitudes (lengths)…

555 Ramp Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 470 µF…

Introduction to Analog Integrated Circuits

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Analog circuits are circuits dealing with signals free to vary from…

Introduction to Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors

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As was stated in the last chapter, there is more than one type of…