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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…

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…

PWM Power Controller

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

Quantum Devices

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Pulse Width Modulation

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

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…

Synchronous Counters

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

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

Microprocessor Programming

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

Introduction to Shift Registers

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

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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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Binary Subtraction

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

Look-up Tables

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

Binary Addition

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

Negative Binary Numbers

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

Op-Amp Voltage and Gain Calculator

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A calculator for computing the gain and output voltage of an operational amplifier

Basic identities

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Additive Identity a + 0 = a Multiplicative Identity 1a = a…

Factors Affecting Inductance

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There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Serial-out (PISO) Conversion

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Parallel-in/ serial-out shift registers do everything that the…

The Common-source Amplifier (IGFET)

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DC Motor Control Circuits

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How is it possible to electrically measure the torque output by a…

JFET Quirks

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Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

Electromagnetism

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The discovery of the relationship between magnetism and electricity…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

555 Ramp Generator

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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Normally, the rotor windings of a wound rotor induction motor are…

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Time Constant Circuits

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

Radicals

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

Elementary Circuits

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In the simplest terms you can think of, define what an electrical…

Clipper Circuits

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A circuit which removes the peak of a waveform is known as a clipper.…

Phase-Locked Loops

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This is a schematic for a simple VCO: The oscillator is of the RC…

PN Junctions

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

Measurement Circuits

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Figure below shows a photodiode amplifier for measuring low levels of…