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Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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Early in my explorations of electricity, I came across a length of…

Network Topology

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Point-to-Point Connecting two digital devices with a network, would…

Waveguides

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

Digital Communication

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Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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The circuit shown here is a four-bit analog-to-digital converter…

Digital Display Circuits

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What is the purpose of a seven-segment decoder circuit? What is a…

Networks and Busses

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Optical Data Communication

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A modern alternative to sending (binary) digital information via…

Passive Filter Circuits

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In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Network Protocols

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Aside from the issues of the physical network (signal types and…

Superposition Theorem

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Passive Filter Circuits

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In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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Introduction to Network Theorems

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Anyone who’s studied geometry should be familiar with the…

Thevenin’s, Norton’s, and Maximum Power Transfer Theorems

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Suppose a 12 volt lead-acid battery has an internal resistance of 20…

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

Thyristor Application Circuits

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Optical Data Communication

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A modern alternative to sending (binary) digital information via…

DC Mesh Current Analysis

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Kirchhoff’s Laws

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Many electronic circuits use what is called a split or a dual power…

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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DC Bridge Circuits

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Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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Precise Diode Circuits

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Data Flow

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Buses and networks are designed to allow communication to occur…

Larger 5 & 6-variable Karnaugh Maps

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

Attenuators

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What is Attenuators? Attenuators are passive devices. It is…

Make Your Own Multimeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Sensitive meter movement (Radio Shack catalog #…

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

Emergency Response

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Despite lock-out/tag-out procedures and multiple repetitions of…

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

Why digital?

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Although many textbooks provide good introductions to digital memory…

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

Coax Impedance Calculator

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

Clipper Circuits

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A circuit which removes the peak of a waveform is known as a clipper.…

What is a Meter?

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A meter is any device built to accurately detect and display an…

Band-stop Filters

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How to Create a Band-stop Filter? Also called band-elimination,…

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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Capacitors, like all electrical components, have limitations that must…

T-Pad Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a T-pad attenuator.

Binary Overflow

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

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Fundamentals of SPICE programming

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Programming a circuit simulation with SPICE is much like programming…

LED Resistor Calculator

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An LED resistance calculator is perfect for when you have a single LED and need to know which resistor you should use.

Power in Resistive and Reactive AC circuits

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Consider a circuit for a single-phase AC power system, where a 120…

The R/2R DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter)

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The R/2R DAC circuit is an alternative to the binary-weighted-input…