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Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

Shift Registers

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

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Flash ADC

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

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Memory Devices

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

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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

Microprocessors

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

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

TTL NAND and AND gates

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

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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

TTL NOR and OR gates

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

Coax Impedance Calculator

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

Vol VI. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Factors Affecting Inductance

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There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

Design Project: Simple Component Curve-Tracer Circuit

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What do each of the oscilloscope axes represent, in real-life terms…

DC Generator Theory

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Generators used in battery-charging systems must be regulated so as to…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

Synchronous Condenser

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Synchronous motors load the power line with a leading power factor.…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Binary Addition

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The Rules of Binary Addition Adding binary numbers is a very simple…

Battery Ratings

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Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

Electronics as Science

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Electronics is a science, and a very accessible science at that. With…

Optothyristors

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

Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

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

Battery Construction

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The word battery simply means a group of similar components. In…

Amplifier Circuits

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Note, Q3 and Q4 in the figure below are complementary, NPN and PNP…

Voltage and Current in a Practical Circuit

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Because it takes energy to force charge to flow against the opposition…

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

Asynchronous Counters

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In the previous section, we saw a circuit using one J-K flip-flop that…

Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Wire Over Plane Inductance Calculator

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

Binary Subtraction

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

PC Oscilloscope

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PARTS AND MATERIALS IBM-compatible personal computer with sound card,…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Parallel Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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Let’s take the same components for our series example circuit…

Delta-Sigma ADC

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One of the more advanced ADC technologies is the so-called…

Simple Series Circuits

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On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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A wound rotor induction motor has a stator like a squirrel cage…

Capacitor Charge and Time Constant Calculator

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This calculator computes for the capacitor charge time and energy, given the supply voltage and the added series resistance.

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of…

Flash ADC

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

The D Latch

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

Trigonometry for AC Circuits

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Identify which trigonometric functions (sine, cosine, or tangent) are…

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Rectifier Circuits

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What is Rectification? Now we come to the most popular application of…

Gas Discharge Tubes

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If you’ve ever witnessed a lightning storm, you’ve seen…

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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Reactive Power We know that reactive loads such as inductors and…

JFET Quirks

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Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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Voltage is commonly defined as “electrical pressure.” The unit of…

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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This tool calculates the dimensions of the microstrip patch antenna given the desired operating frequency.

Switches, Hand Actuated

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A switch is an electrical component that can “make” or…