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Achieve Precise Measurement for Smoke Detector Designs

In partnership with Texas Instruments

This video provides an introduction to the internal components of typical smoke detectors.

Basics of FMEDA and how it is useful in system level safety analysis - Part 1

In partnership with Texas Instruments

Part 1 of this series provides an overview of the basics of an FMEDA and its usefulness in system…

Microprocessor Programming

Worksheets - Microcontroller

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

Microprocessor Programming

Textbook

The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Programmable Logic Technology

Worksheets - Microcontroller

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

Microcontroller Principles

Worksheets - Microcontroller

Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart (4-band, 5-band or 6-band)

Tools

A handy tool for reading resistor color code values

Programmable Logic Technology

Worksheets - Microcontroller

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

Binary Overflow

Textbook

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

Textbook

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

Negative Binary Numbers

Textbook

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

Introduction to Shift Registers

Textbook

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

Digital Communication

Worksheets - Microcontroller

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

Memory Devices

Worksheets - Microcontroller

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

Quantum Devices

Textbook

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

Textbook

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

A Very Simple Computer

Textbook

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

Textbook

A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Pulse Width Modulation

Textbook

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

Binary Addition

Textbook

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

Microprocessor Programming

Worksheets - Microcontroller

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

Microprocessor Programming

Textbook

The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Microcontroller Principles

Worksheets - Microcontroller

Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Binary Subtraction

Textbook

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

N-Way Power Divider Calculator

Tools

This calculator determines the total path loss provided by an RF n-way power splitter.

Meter Check of a Transistor (JFET)

Textbook

Testing a JFET with a multimeter might seem to be a relatively easy…

The R/2R DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter)

Textbook

The R/2R DAC circuit is an alternative to the binary-weighted-input…

Electromagnetism Experiment

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Magnetic compass Small permanent…

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Zener Diodes

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

Contact “Bounce”

Textbook

When a switch is actuated and contacts touch one another under the…

Thevenin’s Theorem

Textbook

Thevenin’s Theorem states that it is possible to simplify any…

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

Worksheets - Microcontroller

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

IGFET Amplifiers

Worksheets - Microcontroller

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

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

Textbook

Perhaps the most important consideration of an ADC is its resolution.…

Capacitor Charging and Discharging

Textbook

Capacitor Charging and Discharging Experiment Parts and Materials To…

Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

Worksheets - Microcontroller

Wire-by-Number project: simple voltage divider Description: Build a…

Binary Math

Worksheets - Microcontroller

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

Electromagnetic Induction

Textbook

While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

RMS Voltage Calculator

Tools

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

Capacitor Transient Response

Textbook

Because capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, they…

Power Sources

Textbook

There are many different types of power sources, and here some of the…

Superconducting Devices

Textbook

Superconducting devices, though not widely used, have some unique…

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

Textbook

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