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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…

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…

Look-up Tables

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Binary Overflow

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

Synchronous Counters

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

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.

Binary Subtraction

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

Decoder

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

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Quantum Devices

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

Digital Communication

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

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…

Introduction to Shift Registers

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

Memory Devices

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

Component Modeling

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When plotted on a curve tracer, the characteristic curve for a normal…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Batteries

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If I wanted to build a battery-powered electric drill, would it be…

Digital Codes

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Dielectric Strengths for Insulators

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Dielectric strength in kilovolts per inch (kV/in): Material*…

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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When we store information in some kind of circuit or device, we not…

The D Latch

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Since the enable input on a gated S-R latch provides a way to latch…

Likely Failures in Unproven Systems

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“All men are liable to error;” —John Locke Whereas…

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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A common phrase heard in reference to electrical safety goes something…

The Common-emitter Amplifier

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At the beginning of this chapter, it illustrates how transistors could…

IGBTs

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Because of their insulated gates, IGFETs of all types have extremely…

Inductance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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This calculator gives the reactance and admittance of an inductor or the inductance given the reactance of an inductor

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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Explain how an ohmmeter is able to measure the resistance of a…

Half-wave Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6-volt output) 6-volt…

Solid-state Relays

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Limitations of Electromechanical Relays As versatile as…

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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Ampacities of copper wire, in free air at 30o C: INSULATION TYPE…

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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How is it possible to assign a fixed value of voltage or current (such…

AC Waveforms

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Radio waves are comprised of oscillating electric and magnetic fields,…

Parallel Circuit Rules

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Voltage Components in a parallel circuit share the same voltage:…

Static Electricity Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…