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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…

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

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)…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Memory Devices

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Synchronous Counters

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

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

Binary Overflow

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

Look-up Tables

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

A Very Simple Computer

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

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…

Decoder

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

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:…

Capacitance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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A calculator for solving the capacitance, reactance, and admittance of a capacitor.

AC Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Larger 5 & 6-variable Karnaugh Maps

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Larger Karnaugh maps reduce larger logic designs. How large is large…

Bit Grouping

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The singular reason for learning and using the binary numeration…

Microprocessor Programming

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

Battery Construction

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The word battery simply means a group of similar components. In…

Noise Figure Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the noise figure of cascaded amplifiers

Ohm’s Law

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For a given amount of water pressure, which will flow a greater rate…

Three-phase Transformer Circuits

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Since three-phase is used so often for power distribution systems, it…

Electron Tubes

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Cathode:   This is the electrode that is heated and emits the…

Binary Count Sequence

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If we examine a four-bit binary count sequence from 0000 to 1111, a…

Passive Filter Circuits

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In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

Factors Affecting Inductance

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There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

Factorials

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Definition of a Factorial Denoted by the symbol “!” after…

Wattmeter Design

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Power in an electric circuit is the product (multiplication) of…

Principles of Radio

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One of the more fascinating applications of electricity is in the…

Energy, Work, and Power

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Define the following terms: energy, work, and power.

Boolean Relationships on Venn Diagrams

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The fourth example has A partially overlapping B. Though, we will…

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Δ-Y and Y-Δ Conversions

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In many circuit applications, we encounter components connected…