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Introduction to Digital Integrated Circuits

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Digital circuits are circuits dealing with signals restricted to the…

Introduction to Analog Integrated Circuits

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Analog circuits are circuits dealing with signals free to vary from…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

CMOS Logic Gates

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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Up until this point, our analysis of transistor logic circuits has…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Q Factor and Bandwidth of a Resonant Circuit

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The Q, or quality, factor of a resonant circuit is a measure of the…

Integrated Circuits

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Introduction to Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors

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As was stated in the last chapter, there is more than one type of…

Clipper and Clamper Circuits

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

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,…

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

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

Susceptance and Admittance

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What is Conductance? In the study of DC circuits, the student of…

Dielectric Strengths for Insulators

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

Low-pass Filters

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By definition, a low-pass filter is a circuit offering easy passage to…

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Basic Operational Amplifiers

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Determine the output voltage polarity of this op-amp (with reference…

Networks and Busses

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The wires between the tank and the monitoring location is  called…

Potentiometers

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

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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So far, we’ve studied both S-R and D latch circuits with enable…

Introduction to Boolean Algebra

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Mathematical rules are based on the defining limits we place on the…

Voltage Follower

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One NPN transistor—models 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Clamper Circuits

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The circuits in the figure below are known as clampers or DC…

Binary Math Circuits

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Add the following binary numbers:

Converting Truth Tables into Boolean Expressions

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In designing digital circuits, the designer often begins with a truth…

From Electric to Electronic

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Introduction This third volume of the book series Lessons In Electric…

Inductors

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! A 5 H inductor is subjected to an electric…

Other Diode Technologies

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Varicap or varactor diodes A variable capacitance diode is known as a…

Special-purpose Batteries

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

Bridge Circuits

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

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

The Shockley Diode

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Our exploration of thyristors begins with a device called the…

VSWR / Return Loss Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the VSWR, reflection coefficient, return loss and matching loss in a transmission line

Current Mirror BJTs

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Bipolar Junction Transistor or BJT Current Mirror An often-used…

Definite Integrals and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

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Voltage Multipliers (Doublers, Triplers, Quadruplers, and More)

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A voltage multiplier is a specialized rectifier circuit…

From Electric to Electronic

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Introduction This third volume of the book series Lessons In Electric…

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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Most students of electricity begin their study with what is known as…

Special Diodes

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

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Wire Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of a wire stripline.

Solid-state Relays

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Limitations of Electromechanical Relays As versatile as…

Ohmmeter Usage

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Parts and Materials Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted resistors…

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

Ammeter Design

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What would happen to this meter movement, if connected directly to a…

Oscillator Circuits

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Phase shift oscillator. R1C1, R2C2, and R3C3 each provide 60° of…