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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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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 Controllers (PLC)

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Binary Subtraction

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Decoder

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

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…

PWM Power Controller

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

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

Binary Overflow

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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

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…

Microprocessor Programming

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

Transistors, Hybrid

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In essence, the IGFET controls the base current of a BJT, which…

Simple Series Resonance

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A similar effect happens in series inductive/capacitive circuits. When…

Digital Codes

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

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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

Special Diodes

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

Wire Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a wire microstrip.

Averager and Summer Circuits

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If we take three equal resistors and connect one end of each to a…

Voltage Signal Systems

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The use of variable voltage for instrumentation signals seems a rather…

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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Determine if the light bulb will de-energize for each of the following…

Three-phase Power Systems

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What is Split-Phase Power Systems? Split-phase power systems achieve…

Common Antiderivatives

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Advanced Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Electronic power conversion circuits known…

Boolean Algebra

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

Attenuators

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What is Attenuators? Attenuators are passive devices. It is…

AC phase

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If we were to express the series-connected DC voltages as phasors…

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Guidelines to Series-Parallel Combination Circuit Analysis The goal of…

Building Series-Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Once again, when building battery/resistor circuits, the student or…

Band Theory of Solids

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Quantum physics describes the states of electrons in an atom according…

Trace Resistance Calculator

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This calculator determines the resistance of a microstrip trace

Summary of Filters

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As lengthy as this chapter has been up to this point, it only begins…