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Introduction to Digital Integrated Circuits

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Digital circuits are circuits dealing with signals restricted to the…

Integrated Circuits

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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

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…

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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

Introduction to Analog Integrated Circuits

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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CMOS Logic Gates

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

Soldering

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Both soldering irons and soldering guns are tools used in the process…

Rules for Derivatives

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Constant rule Rule of sums Rule of differences Product rule Quotient…

Current Signal Systems

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Current Source It is possible through the use of electronic amplifiers…

AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

Simple Circuits

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

Common-Emitter Amplifier

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

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Guidelines to Series-Parallel Combination Circuit Analysis The goal of…

Contributors (15)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Transistors, Hybrid

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In essence, the IGFET controls the base current of a BJT, which…

Component Modeling

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When plotted on a curve tracer, the characteristic curve for a normal…

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Calculus is a branch of mathematics that…

The D Latch

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Since the enable input on a gated S-R latch provides a way to latch…

Larger 4-variable Karnaugh Maps

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Knowing how to generate Gray code should allow us to build larger…

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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The common-drain Amplifier (JFET)

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Larger 5 & 6-variable Karnaugh Maps

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Larger Karnaugh maps reduce larger logic designs. How large is large…

Binary Subtraction

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

Example Circuits and Netlists

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The following circuits are pre-tested netlists for SPICE 2g6, complete…

Series Circuit Rules

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Current Components in a series circuit share the same current: Itotal…

Electron Versus Conventional Flow

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In this electrical circuit, trace the direction of current through the…

Negative Binary Numbers

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

Design Project: Intercom System

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

Voltage Comparator

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Parts and Materials Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Factorials

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Definition of a Factorial Denoted by the symbol “!” after…

Single-phase Induction Motors

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A three-phase motor may be run from a single-phase power source.…

Coax Impedance Calculator

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A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a coaxial cable.

An Analogy for Ohm’s Law

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Ohm’s Law also makes intuitive sense if you apply it to the…

Basic Voltmeter Use

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What will this voltmeter register when connected to a battery as shown…

Active-mode Operation (BJT)

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When a transistor is in the fully-off state (like an open switch), it…

Definite Integrals and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

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Wire Over Plane Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire-over-plane setup.

Resistors Types

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These are the most common types of resistors available. Resistors…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

AC Generator Theory

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If an electric current is passed through this wire, which direction…

Why digital?

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Although many textbooks provide good introductions to digital memory…

Boolean Arithmetic

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Let us begin our exploration of Boolean algebra by adding numbers…

Basic Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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When lightning strikes, nearby magnetic compass needles may be seen to…

Hysteresis

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Thyristors are a class of semiconductor components exhibiting…

Arithmetic with Scientific Notation

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The benefits of scientific notation do not end with ease of writing…