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Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Microprocessor Programming

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

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

Quantum Devices

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

Binary Overflow

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

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart—4 Band, 5 Band, or 6 Band Resistors

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A handy all-in-one tool for reading resistor color code values for a 4 band resistor, 5 band resistor, or 6 band resistor.

Look-up Tables

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

Negative Binary Numbers

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

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…

Introduction to Shift Registers

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

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Binary Addition

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

DC Lab - An Analog Computer For Averaging

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a simple circuit that computes the average of voltages and learn about analog computers and their application.

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

Textbook

The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Binary Overflow

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

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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Electromechanical relays used to start and stop high-power electric…

Counters

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

RF Power Ratio Conversion Calculator

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This tool is designed to convert power ratios to decibel

Wire Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

The Common-drain Amplifier (IGFET)

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Design Project: Sensitive Microphone Amplifier

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Identify which direction each potentiometer wiper must move in this…

The Common-gate Amplifier (IGFET)

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Summary of Filters

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

AC Inductor Circuits

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Resistors vs. Inductors Inductors do not behave the same way as…

Power Supply Circuits

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There are three major kinds of power supplies: unregulated (also…

The Importance of Electrical Safety

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With this lesson, I hope to avoid a common mistake found in…

Why L/R and not LR?

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Learn About L/R Time Constants It is often perplexing to new students…

Microprocessor Programming

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

DC Metrology

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Define the following metrological terms: • Uncertainty • Accuracy…

Absolute dB scales

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Decibel as Absolute Unit of Power It is also possible to use the…

AC Lab - Using a Transformer to Build a 12 VAC Power Supply

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, build a 12 V alternating current (AC) power supply using a step-down transformer and learn about transformer operation and the purpose of tapped windings.

Capacitors and Calculus

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Capacitors do not have a stable “resistance” as conductors…

AC Resistor Circuits (Inductive)

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Instantaneous Values in AC Circuits Pure resistive AC circuit:…

Microstrip Wavelength Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the guided wavelength inside a microstrip.