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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…

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:…

Introduction to Shift Registers

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

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…

Binary Addition

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

Synchronous Counters

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

Digital Communication

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

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

A Very Simple Computer

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Negative Binary Numbers

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

Quantum Devices

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Clipper Circuits

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

Twisted-Pair Impedance Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the characteristic impedance of a twisted-pair cable

Thyristors

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Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting…

Parallel Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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Using the same value components in our series example circuit, we will…

Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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The atoms in insulating materials have very tightly-bound electrons,…

Other Waveshapes

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As strange as it may seem, any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform is…

What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

Parallel Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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Let’s take the same components for our series example circuit…

Asynchronous Counters

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In the previous section, we saw a circuit using one J-K flip-flop that…

Component Failure Analysis (Continued)

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“I consider that I understand an equation when I can predict the…

Contributors (11)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Nonlinear OpAmp Circuits

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

Active Loads in Amplifier Circuits

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We know that the current in a series circuit may be calculated with…

Stripline Trace Width Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the trace width of a stripline based on the maximum current rating

DC Circuit Equations and Laws

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Power Equation of Ohm’s Law and Joule’s Law    …

JFET Quirks

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High-Reliability Circuits

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

Wire Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of a wire stripline.

Current Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…