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Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Negative Binary Numbers

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

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…

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…

Introduction to Shift Registers

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

Binary Subtraction

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

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Decoder

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

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.

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Synchronous Counters

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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

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…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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PWM Power Controller

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Contributors (10)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Power in Electric Circuits

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In addition to voltage and current, there is another important…

Time Constant Circuits

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Generally speaking, how many “time constants” worth of time does…

Waveguides

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A waveguide is a special form of transmission line consisting of a…

Introduction to Digital Communication

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In the design of large and complex digital systems, it is often…

Synchronous Counters

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

Synchronous Condenser

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Synchronous motors load the power line with a leading power factor.…

The TRIAC

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SCRs are unidirectional (one-way) current devices, making them useful…

Rectangle Loop Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a rectangle loop.

Induction Motor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS AC power source: 120VAC Capacitor, 3.3 µF…

Polyphase Motor Design

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AC Motors Perhaps the most important benefit of polyphase AC power…

Transistors, junction field-effect (JFET)

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Note that the direction of the arrow at the gate indicates the…

Tube Parameters

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For bipolar junction transistors, the fundamental measure of…

Multimeters

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Seeing as how a common meter movement can be made to function as a…

Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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What does the normal status of an electrical switch refer to?…

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

Quantum Physics

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“I think it is safe to say that no one understands quantum…

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Switches, Electrically Actuated (Relays)

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The structure behind ladder logic is based on the electrical ladder…

“Long’’ and “Short’’ Transmission Lines

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In DC and low-frequency AC circuits, the characteristic impedance of…