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Digital Communication

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Optical Data Communication

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

Digital Display Circuits

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

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…

PN Junctions

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Characteristic Impedance

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Note the “50 ohm” rating printed on the jacket of the cable. What…

Memory Devices

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A 50-Ohm Cable?

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

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…

Thyristor Application Circuits

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Regulated Power Sources

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OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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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…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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CMOS Logic Gates

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

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of current (4…

Op-Amp Data

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Parametric data for all semiconductor op-amp models except the CA3130…

Timer Circuits

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Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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Counters

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Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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Karnaugh Maps, Truth Tables, and Boolean Expressions

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Who Developed the Karnaugh Map? Maurice Karnaugh, a…

555 Timer Astable Circuit

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In an astable circuit, the output voltage alternates between VCC and 0 volts on a continuous basis.

Potentiometric Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One potentiometer, single…

MESFETs

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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…

Time-delay Relays

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What are Time-Delay Relays? Some relays are constructed with a kind of…

AC Network Analysis

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Noninverting Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Optothyristors

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Like bipolar transistors, SCRs and TRIACs are also manufactured as…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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Contact “Bounce”

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When a switch is actuated and contacts touch one another under the…

Wires and Connections

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Older electrical schematics showed connecting wires crossing, while…

Octal and Hexadecimal Numeration

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Because binary numeration requires so many bits to represent…

Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Serial-out (PISO) Conversion

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Parallel-in/ serial-out shift registers do everything that the…

Parallel Circuit Rules

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Components in a parallel circuit share the same voltage: Etotal = E1…

Table (landscape view)

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See Figure below. Periodic table of chemical elements.

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

Wire Over Plane Inductance Calculator

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

Capacitance Calculator

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This calculates the capacitance of a capacitor based on its charge, Q, and its voltage, V, according to the formula, C=Q/V.

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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