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Digital Display Circuits

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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

Network Protocols

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

Waveguides

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

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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

Optical Data Communication

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Digital Communication

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Network Topology

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

Passive Filter Circuits

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

Networks and Busses

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Passive Filter Circuits

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

Time Constant Calculations

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Electric Shock Data

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The table of electric currents and their various bodily effects was…

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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

Waveguides

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

Networks and Busses

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

PN Junctions

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

Timer Circuits

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Solving Unbalanced Wheatstone Bridge Circuits Via Mesh Current Method

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An unbalanced Wheatstone bridge cannot be solved using simple series…

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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

Characteristic Impedance

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

Clipper and Clamper Circuits

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

Introduction to Network Theorems for Circuit Analysis

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

Op-Amp Data

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

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

AC Network Analysis

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Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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Active-mode Operation (IGFET)

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Flyback Switch Mode Regulator Calculator

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A calculator for computing several parameters needed in the design of a flyback switch mode regulator

Energy, Work, and Power

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Define the following terms: energy, work, and power.

Non-Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for a non-inverting Op-Amp

Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a microstrip.

Counter Modulus

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Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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The earliest forms of digital data storage involving moving parts was…

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Don’t Care Cells in the Karnaugh Map

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Up to this point we have considered logic reduction problems where…

What Are Zener Diodes?

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What Is a Zener Diode? A Zener diode is a special type of rectifying…

Ammeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Just like voltmeters, ammeters tend to influence the amount of current…

Polarity of voltage drops

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When using conventional current flow, we can trace the direction of…

Logic Signal Voltage Levels

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Input Voltages for Logic Gates Logic gate circuits are designed to…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Logarithms for Analog Circuits

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The concept of a mathematical power is familiar to most students of…

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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So far we know that AC voltage alternates in polarity and AC current…

Likely Failures in Proven Systems

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The following problems are arranged in order from most likely to least…

Reluctance Motor

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

Metric Notation

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The metric system, besides being a collection of measurement units for…

Lock-out / Tag-out

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In this motor control circuit, how would you ensure that there is no…