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Memory Devices

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

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

Look-up Tables

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

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

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.…

A Very Simple Computer

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

Synchronous Counters

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

Binary Subtraction

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

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:…

Binary Addition

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

Digital Communication

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Negative Binary Numbers

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Pulse Width Modulation

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

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.

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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PWM Power Controller

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

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Rectangle Loop Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a rectangle loop.

Battery Ratings

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Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

Programmable Logic Controllers

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The Programmable Logic Controller, or PLC, was invented in the late…

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Capacitive Reactance

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Properties of Exponents

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

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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In any electrically conductive substance, what are charge carriers?…

Resistors Types

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These are the most common types of resistors available. Resistors…

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

What Are Electric Circuits?

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You might have been wondering how charges can continuously flow in a…

Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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The bipolar junction transistor (BJT) was named because its operation…

IGFET Amplifiers

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AC Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of…