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Microprocessor Programming

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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…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Microprocessor Programming

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

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…

Quantum Devices

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

Negative Binary Numbers

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Binary Subtraction

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Decoder

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

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

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.

Digital Communication

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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…

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.

Introduction to Shift Registers

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

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Binary Addition

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

Lorentz Force Calculator

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This calculator will determine the combined Lorentz force exerted on a charged particle moving through both an electric field and a magnetic field.

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Circuit Wiring

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So far, we’ve been analyzing single-battery, single-resistor…

Boolean Algebra

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

Twisted-Pair Impedance Calculator

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

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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At first it may seem pointless to have the four buffer gates following…

Trace Resistance Calculator

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This calculator determines the resistance of a microstrip trace

PN Junctions

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

Voltage Signal Systems

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

Special-purpose Batteries

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Mercury Standard Cell Back in the early days of electrical measurement…

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the value of resistance R1 in a reflection attenuator.

Memory Devices

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

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Parallel-out (SIPO) Conversion

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A serial-in, parallel-out shift register is similar to the serial-in,…

Octal and Hexadecimal to Decimal Conversion

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Although the prime intent of octal and hexadecimal numeration systems…

Numeration Systems

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Digital computers communicate with external devices through ports:…

Electrical Transients

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This chapter explores the response of capacitors and inductors to…

AC Lab - LC Tank Circuit

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, build a parallel resonant inductor-capacitor circuit and learn about oscillation, resonant frequency, and damping.

Design Project: Intercom System

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Design a passive circuit that will create a "split” ( V/-V) power…

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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