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Programmable Logic Technology

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Memory Devices

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

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Binary Addition

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

PWM Power Controller

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

Introduction to Shift Registers

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

Binary Overflow

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One caveat with signed binary numbers is that of overflow, where the…

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

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

Synchronous Counters

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

Negative Binary Numbers

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

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…

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Binary Subtraction

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

Microprocessor Programming

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

Digital Communication

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

Decoder

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

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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

Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Time Constant Circuits

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Generally speaking, how many “time constants” worth of time does…

Safe Meter Usage

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Using an electrical meter safely and efficiently is perhaps the most…

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…

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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This calculator will convert pressure values to ten different standard units for pressure.

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Thevenin’s, Norton’s, and Maximum Power Transfer Theorems

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Suppose a 12 volt lead-acid battery has an internal resistance of 20…

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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Perhaps the most ingenious technique was that of the delay line. A…

Waveguide Calculator (Circular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a circular waveguide

Diode Ratings

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In addition to forward voltage drop (Vf) and peak inverse voltage…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

Inductor Sizing Equation

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The Inductance Formula     Wheeler’s formulas for…

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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Up until this point, our analysis of transistor logic circuits has…

Ammeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Just like voltmeters, ammeters tend to influence the amount of current…

Design Project: Voltmeter

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The most important component of your voltmeter will be the…

Contributors (1)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Radicals

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Definition of a Radical Given the expression where “x” is…

Introduction to Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT)

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The invention of the bipolar transistor in 1948 ushered in a…