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Microprocessor Programming

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

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:…

Synchronous Counters

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

Quantum Devices

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Look-up Tables

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Negative Binary Numbers

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

Binary Addition

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

Memory Devices

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

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…

Binary Subtraction

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

PWM Power Controller

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

Binary Overflow

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

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Digital Communication

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

Introduction to Shift Registers

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

Circuit With a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Low-voltage incandescent lamp…

Amplifiers

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Practical Benefit of Active Devices The practical benefit of active…

DIP Gate Packaging

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Digital logic gate circuits are manufactured as integrated circuits:…

Active-mode Operation (IGFET)

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Mixed-Frequency Signals

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What is a harmonic frequency? If an oscillator circuit outputs a…

A Very Simple Circuit

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Parts and Materials 6-volt battery 6-volt incandescent lamp Jumper…

IC Fabrication and Packaging

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What does it mean if an integrated circuit comes in DIP form? What…

Capacitance Calculator

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This calculates the capacitance of a capacitor based on its charge, Q, and its voltage, V, according to the formula, C=Q/V.

Design Project: Sensitive Microphone Amplifier

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Identify which direction each potentiometer wiper must move in this…

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

Inductors

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! A 5 H inductor is subjected to an electric…

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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

Impedance Matching With Transformers

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Suppose you were to take a 3 kW electric heater rated for 240 VAC and…

Converting Truth Tables into Boolean Expressions

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In designing digital circuits, the designer often begins with a truth…

Scientific Notation in SPICE

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The SPICE circuit simulation computer program uses scientific notation…

Computer Simulation of Electric Circuits

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Computers can be powerful tools if used properly, especially in the…

JFET Amplifiers

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

Common Sources of Hazard

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Of course, there is a danger of electrical shock when directly…

Safety Grounding

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In simple AC power systems, one of the two conductors is typically…

Numeration Systems

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Digital computers communicate with external devices through ports:…