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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…

Microprocessors

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

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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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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Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

Memory Devices

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

TTL NOR and OR gates

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

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…

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR 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…

Flash ADC

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

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

Resistors

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Because the relationship between voltage, current, and resistance in…

Programmable Logic Controllers

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The Programmable Logic Controller, or PLC, was invented in the late…

Biasing Techniques (JFET)

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Ohm’s Law

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

Using Multiple Combinational Circuits

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As an example of using several circuits together, we are going to make…

Summer and Subtractor OpAmp Circuits

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

Vol II. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Thevenin’s Theorem

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Thevenin’s Theorem states that it is possible to simplify any…

Calculating Power Factor

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As was mentioned before, the angle of this “power…

Computational Circuits

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When someone mentions the word “computer,” a digital…

Transistors, Insulated-gate Field-effect (IGFET or MOSFET)

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We have the symbols for depletion mode and enhancement mode MOSFETs -…

Basic Operational Amplifiers

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

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

Quantum Devices

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Most integrated circuits are digital, based on MOS (CMOS) transistors.…

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of an embedded microstrip.

Complex Number Arithmetic

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Since complex numbers are legitimate mathematical entities, just like…

Waveguide Calculator (Circular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a circular waveguide

Electrons and “holes’’

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Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…

The TRIAC

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SCRs are unidirectional (one-way) current devices, making them useful…

Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…

Setting Up a Home Lab

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In order to build the circuits described in this volume, you will need…

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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Determine what the magnitude and polarity of the voltmeter’s…

Wattmeter Design

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

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

Phasing

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Since transformers are essentially AC devices, we need to be aware of…

Connectors

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An electrical connector, is an electro-mechanical device used to join…

Multiple-input Gates

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The Use of Logic Gate Inverters and buffers exhaust the possibilities…

Three-phase Transformer Circuits

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Since three-phase is used so often for power distribution systems, it…

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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

Rectifier Circuits

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

Rectifying Diodes

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Latch Circuits

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What do you think this logic buffer gate will do, with the output…

DC Circuit Equations and Laws

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

Successive Approximation ADC

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One method of addressing the digital ramp ADC’s shortcomings is…

Ohm’s Law Calculator

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Calculate circuit parameters using Ohm's Law

Capacitor Impedance Calculator

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This tool calculates a capacitor's reactance for a given capacitance value and signal frequency.

Dielectric Strengths for Insulators

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Dielectric strength in kilovolts per inch (kV/in): Material*…

Introduction to AC Circuits

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“AC” stands for Alternating Current, which can refer to…

Logic Signal Voltage Levels

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