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Memory Devices

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

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Memory Devices

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Binary Subtraction

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

Quantum Devices

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

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…

Binary Addition

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

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

PWM Power Controller

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

Digital Communication

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Negative Binary Numbers

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

Synchronous Counters

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

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.…

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:…

Inductors

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An inductor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that…

Voltage Regulator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Zener diode, 12…

The “Buffer” Gate

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

Stepper Motor Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the maximum speed, minimum time per step and maximum power of a stepper motor

Switches, Electrically Actuated (Relays)

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The structure behind ladder logic is based on the electrical ladder…

Wire Types and Sizes

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Most electrical wire is covered in a rubber or plastic coating called…

Likely Failures in Proven Systems

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

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of current (4…

Conductor Ampacity

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The smaller the cross-sectional area of any given wire, the greater…

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

PC Oscilloscope

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PARTS AND MATERIALS IBM-compatible personal computer with sound card,…

Capacitor Charging and Discharging

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Capacitor Charging and Discharging Experiment Parts and Materials To…

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute for the inductance of an edge coupled trace.

Other Waveshapes

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As strange as it may seem, any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform is…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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Just as devices have been made to measure certain physical quantities…

DC Branch Current Analysis

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Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

Soldering

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Both soldering irons and soldering guns are tools used in the process…

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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Example Derivatives of e Proportionality Constant When we say that a…

Introduction to Operational Amplifiers (Op-amps)

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What is an Operational Amplifier (Op-amp)? Operational Amplifiers,…