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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…

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Microprocessor Programming

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

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…

Decoder

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

Quantum Devices

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

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Binary Overflow

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

Binary Addition

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

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

PWM Power Controller

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

Negative Binary Numbers

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

Memory Devices

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

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Microprocessor Programming

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

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…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Regulated Power Sources

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

The Cascode Amplifier

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While the C-B (common-base) amplifier is known for wider bandwidth…

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Basic identities

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

Contributors (11)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Transistors, Insulated-gate Field-effect (IGFET or MOSFET)

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We have the symbols for depletion mode and enhancement mode MOSFETs -…

Programmable Logic Controllers

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The Programmable Logic Controller, or PLC, was invented in the late…

Amplifiers

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Practical Benefit of Active Devices The practical benefit of active…

Oscillator Circuits

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Phase shift oscillator. R1C1, R2C2, and R3C3 each provide 60° of…

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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Many electronic circuits use what is called a split or a dual power…

Multi-Stage Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three NPN transistors—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Junction Field-effect Transistors

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The field effect transistor was proposed by Julius Lilienfeld in US…

Basic Algebra and Graphing for Electric Circuits

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Many different equations used in the analysis of electric circuits may…

Sequences

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Arithmetic Sequences An arithmetic sequence is a series of numbers…

Bit Grouping

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The singular reason for learning and using the binary numeration…

Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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Voltage is commonly defined as “electrical pressure.” The unit of…

Ohm’s Law Calculator

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Calculate circuit parameters using Ohm's Law

AC Resistor Circuits (Inductive)

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Instantaneous Values in AC Circuits Pure resistive AC circuit:…

Shock Current Path

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As we’ve already learned, electricity requires a complete path…