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Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Synchronous Counters

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

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…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Pulse Width Modulation

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

Quantum Devices

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Memory Devices

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

Negative Binary Numbers

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

Look-up Tables

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

Digital Communication

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

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:…

Binary Addition

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

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.

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.

Si Lab - Intro to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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In these hands-on semiconductor electronics experiments, learn to build and test circuits using discrete silicon (Si) devices, including diodes and transistors. Also, learn important circuit designs, including rectifiers, current mirrors, amplifiers, and oscillators.

Binary Subtraction

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

Phase-Locked Loops

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This is a schematic for a simple VCO: The oscillator is of the RC…

SPICE Simulation of Series and Parallel Circuits

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Previously, we examined series circuits and parallel circuits using…

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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When we store information in some kind of circuit or device, we not…

Time-delay Relays

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What are Time-Delay Relays? Some relays are constructed with a kind of…

Attenuators

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

Multiplexers

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A multiplexer, abbreviated mux, is a device that has multiple inputs…

Coax Inductance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the inductance of a coaxial cable.

Derivative of a Constant

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    (“c” being a constant)   RELATED…

Some Examples with AC Circuits

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Let’s connect three AC voltage sources in series and use complex…

Sources of Electricity

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What is the difference between DC and AC electricity? Identify some…

AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

Questions relating to project management

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AC Lab - Introduction

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In this series of hands-on electronics experiments, build alternating current (AC) circuits and learn about basic electrical engineering circuit concepts, including transformers, motors, phase shifts, signal coupling, and noise cancellation.

Active Versus Passive Devices

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Passive Devices Components incapable of controlling current by means…

Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…

Potential Pitfalls

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Fallacious reasoning and poor interpersonal relations account for more…

Half-Adder

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As a first example of useful combinational logic, let’s build a…

Contributors (15)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Inductor Sizing Equation

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The Inductance Formula     Wheeler’s formulas for…