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Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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

Memory Devices

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

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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

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…

Shift Registers

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

Flash ADC

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

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

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 #…

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:…

TTL NAND and AND gates

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

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

TTL NOR and OR gates

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

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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

Voltage and Current in a Practical Circuit

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

Boolean Arithmetic

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Let us begin our exploration of Boolean algebra by adding numbers…

Ammeter Design

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What would happen to this meter movement, if connected directly to a…

Control Circuits

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Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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At first it may seem pointless to have the four buffer gates following…

TTL Logic Gates

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

Three-phase Power Systems

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What is Split-Phase Power Systems? Split-phase power systems achieve…

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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

Wire Types and Sizes

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Most electrical wire is covered in a rubber or plastic coating called…

Encoders and Decoders

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

Full-wave Center-tap Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6-volt output) Two…

Logic Simplification With Karnaugh Maps

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The logic simplification examples that we have done so far could have…

Series and Parallel Component Equivalent Values

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Series and Parallel Resistances     Series and Parallel…

Contributors (4)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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In the common-emitter section of this chapter, we saw a SPICE analysis…

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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A calculator for solving the maximum current a microstrip can handle.

Transistor Ratings and Packages (JFET)

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Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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Up until this point, our analysis of transistor logic circuits has…

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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The bipolar junction transistor (BJT) was named because its operation…

The Gated S-R Latch

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

Unit Conversion Calculator

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Convert to and from different units of length, weight, power, temperature and torque

Sources of Electricity

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What is the difference between DC and AC electricity? Identify some…

Pi Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a Pi Attenuator.

Inductor Sizing Equation

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The Inductance Formula     Wheeler’s formulas for…

Design Project: Logic Probe

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What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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

Voltage-to-Current Signal Conversion

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In instrumentation circuitry, DC signals are often used as analog…

Capacitor Quirks

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

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

Design Project: Sensitive Microphone Amplifier

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Identify which direction each potentiometer wiper must move in this…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

The Common-emitter Amplifier

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At the beginning of this chapter, it illustrates how transistors could…

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

JFET Amplifiers

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

T-Pad Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a T-pad attenuator.

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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

Example Circuits and Netlists

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The following circuits are pre-tested netlists for SPICE 2g6, complete…

The Tetrode

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As the name suggests, the tetrode tube contains four elements: cathode…

Vol V. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…