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Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Binary Addition

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart (4-band, 5-band or 6-band)

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A handy tool for reading resistor color code values

Memory Devices

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

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…

PWM Power Controller

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

Negative Binary Numbers

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Digital Communication

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

Binary Overflow

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

Decoder

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Binary Subtraction

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Look-up Tables

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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What is an Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT), and what…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Noninverting Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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How is it possible to assign a fixed value of voltage or current (such…

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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Reactive Power We know that reactive loads such as inductors and…

Time Constant Circuits

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

DC Metrology

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Define the following metrological terms: • Uncertainty • Accuracy…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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A wound rotor induction motor has a stator like a squirrel cage…

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

LED Sequencer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4017 decade counter/divider (Radio Shack catalog…

Shock Current Path

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As we’ve already learned, electricity requires a complete path…

Switches

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What is the purpose of the switch shown in this schematic diagram?

Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…

Voltage Divider Circuits

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Let’s analyze a simple series circuit and determine the voltage…

Fundamentals of SPICE programming

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Programming a circuit simulation with SPICE is much like programming…

Shift Registers

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

Amplifier Impedances

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Input impedance varies considerably with the circuit configuration…

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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Read-only memory (ROM) is similar in design to static or dynamic RAM…

Radicals

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Definition of a Radical Given the expression where “x” is…

The Unijunction Transistor (UJT)

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Unijunction transistor: Although a unijunction transistor is not a…