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Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Memory Devices

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

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…

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.

Digital Communication

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

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.…

Microprocessor Programming

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Synchronous Counters

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

Binary Subtraction

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Microprocessor Programming

Textbook

The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Look-up Tables

Textbook

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

PWM Power Controller

Textbook

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

Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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The atoms in insulating materials have very tightly-bound electrons,…

DC Lab - 4-wire Resistance Measurement

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will perform a 4-wire Kelvin resistance measurement and learn how to accurately measure resistance.

Flash ADC

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Also called the parallel A/D converter, this circuit is the simplest…

The 555 IC

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The 555 integrated circuit is the most popular chip ever manufactured.…

Digital Lab - 10-bit Flashing LED Sequencer

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build and test an automated circuit that sequentially flashes 10 LED. You will learn about counters, frequency dividers, and switch debouncing.

Reluctance Motor

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The variable reluctance motor is based on the principle that an…

Non-right Triangle Trigonometry

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The Law of Sines (for any triangle) The Law of Cosines (for any…

Integrated Circuits

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  A Logic Gate is assigned as an elementary building block of…

Dielectric Strengths for Insulators

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Dielectric strength in kilovolts per inch (kV/in): Material*…

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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You might have noticed on the table for specific resistances that all…

Parallel R, L, and C

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We can take the same components from the series circuit and rearrange…

Ohmmeter Usage

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Parts and Materials Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted resistors…

Radicals

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

Metric Prefixes and Unit Conversions

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Metric Prefixes   Yotta = 1024 Symbol: Y Zetta = 1021 Symbol: Z…

Contributors (9)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Edge Coupled Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This tool helps calculate the impedance of an edge-coupled microstrip.

Wires and Connections

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Older electrical schematics showed connecting wires crossing, while…

Electromagnetic Induction Experiment

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electromagnet from previous experiment Permanent…

Bridge Circuits

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No text on electrical metering could be called complete without a…

Digital Logic Signals

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A rheostat (variable resistor) and a switch are both examples of…