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Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

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…

Memory Devices

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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…

PWM Power Controller

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

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

Introduction to Shift Registers

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

Digital Communication

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Binary Overflow

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

Negative Binary Numbers

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

Microprocessor Programming

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

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…

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.…

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Binary Subtraction

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

Binary Addition

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

Radio Circuits

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(a) Crystal radio. (b) Modulated RF at antenna. (c) Rectified RF at…

Elementary Amplifier Theory

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Fundamentally, an amplifier is a device that takes in a low-power…

Multimeters

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Seeing as how a common meter movement can be made to function as a…

Practical Considerations - Batteries

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When connecting batteries together to form larger “banks”…

Voltage Divider Circuits

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Let’s analyze a simple series circuit and determine the voltage…

Wiring Color Codes

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Wiring for AC and DC power distribution branch circuits are color…

Series-parallel R, L, and C

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Now that we’ve seen how series and parallel AC circuit analysis…

Circuit With a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Low-voltage incandescent lamp…

Transistors, Bipolar

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There are not too many circuit symbols for bipolar transistors. There…

Contributors (1)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Series Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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

Contactors

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All About Contactors When a relay is used to switch a large amount of…

Computational Circuits

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When someone mentions the word “computer,” a digital…

Design Project: Power Inverter

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A common topology for DC-AC power converter circuits uses a pair of…

Bandpass Filter Calculator

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This calculates values of the inductance, capacitance of an inductor and capacitor used in a Butterworth LC bandpass filter.

RMS Voltage Calculator

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This calculator calculates the RMS Voltage value from either the peak voltage, the peak-to-peak voltage, or the average voltage.

An Analogy for Ohm’s Law

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Ohm’s Law also makes intuitive sense if you apply it to the…

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

BJT Quirks

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An ideal transistor would show 0% distortion in amplifying a signal.…