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Flash ADC

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Also called the parallel A/D converter, this circuit is the simplest…

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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Now we can proceed to studying specific types of digital storage…

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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Define the following acronyms as they apply to digital logic circuits:…

Shift Registers

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

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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When we store information in some kind of circuit or device, we not…

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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Electromechanical relays used to start and stop high-power electric…

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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Perhaps the most ingenious technique was that of the delay line. A…

Microprocessors

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Early computer science pioneers such as Alan Turing and John Von…

TTL NOR and OR gates

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TTL Circuit Analysis Let’s examine the following TTL circuit and…

Memory Devices

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

TTL NAND and AND gates

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Suppose we altered our basic open-collector inverter circuit, adding a…

Tachogenerators

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An electromechanical generator is a device capable of producing…

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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Solve this equation for the value of x: x + 5 = 8 How many exact…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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Just as devices have been made to measure certain physical quantities…

Trigonometric Equivalencies

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Decibels Equations

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Encoders and Decoders

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What does it mean, in general terms, to encode something? Conversely,…

Sensing AC Magnetic Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones Electromagnet coil…

IGFET Amplifiers

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

Contact “Normal” State and Make/Break Sequence

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Any kind of switch contact can be designed so that the contacts…

Flash ADC

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Also called the parallel A/D converter, this circuit is the simplest…

Conductance

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When students first see the parallel resistance equation, the natural…

Safety Grounding

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In simple AC power systems, one of the two conductors is typically…

Atomic Structure

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Shown here is a simplified representation of an atom: the smallest…

Rectangle Loop Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a rectangle loop.

Wattmeter Design

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Power in an electric circuit is the product (multiplication) of…

Properties of Exponents

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Product of Powers Property am an = am+n   Power of a Product…

Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

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Safety is very important when designing and/or building a device…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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

MESFETs

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Introduction to Operational Amplifiers (Op-amps)

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What is an Operational Amplifier (Op-amp)? Operational Amplifiers,…

Introduction to Karnaugh Mapping

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Why learn about Karnaugh maps? The Karnaugh map, like Boolean…

DC Circuit Equations and Laws

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Power Equation of Ohm’s Law and Joule’s Law    …

Electrical Signal Types

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With BogusBus, our signals were very simple and straightforward: each…

T-Match Impedance Matching Circuits

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A tool designed to compute the values to be used in a T-match Impedance Circuit

Contributors (12)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Basic Operational Amplifiers

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

Polarity of voltage drops

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

Inductance

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! One of the fundamental principles of…

Power Dissipation

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Electrical Energy Calculator

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This calculator will determine the instantaneous energy, sustained energy, and power consumed by an electrical system given two of the three electrical parameters (voltage, current, or resistance) and the time.

Electric Shock Data

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

The Gated S-R Latch

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It is sometimes useful in logic circuits to have a multivibrator which…

Safe Practices

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If at all possible, shut off the power to a circuit before performing…

Electromagnetism

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The discovery of the relationship between magnetism and electricity…

Capacitor Quirks

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As with inductors, the ideal capacitor is a purely reactive device,…

Band Theory of Solids

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Quantum physics describes the states of electrons in an atom according…

What Are Electric Circuits?

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You might have been wondering how charges can continuously flow in a…

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

Single-phase Induction Motors

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

Network Topology

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