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Shift Registers

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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

Flash ADC

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

TTL NOR and OR gates

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

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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

Memory Devices

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Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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

Microprocessors

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

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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Sensing AC Electric Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones  …

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

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

Divided Feedback

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If we add a voltage divider to the negative feedback wiring so that…

Bit Grouping

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The singular reason for learning and using the binary numeration…

Practical Considerations - Batteries

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When connecting batteries together to form larger “banks”…

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

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Typically, complex circuits are not arranged in nice, neat, clean…

Encoders and Decoders

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

Stripline Trace Width Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the trace width of a stripline based on the maximum current rating

Performance-Based Assessments for Network Analysis Competencies

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Impedance Matching With Transformers

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Suppose you were to take a 3 kW electric heater rated for 240 VAC and…

Critical Temperatures for Superconductors

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Critical temperatures given in Kelvins Material Element/Alloy Critical…

Common-Emitter Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One NPN transistor—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Asymmetric Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of an asymmetric stripline

Contributors (13)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Capacitors

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Identify some of the different types of capacitors, and their…

Boolean Algebraic Identities

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In mathematics, an identity is a statement true for all possible…

Right Triangle Trigonometry

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  A right triangle is defined as having one angle precisely…

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a microstrip.

Inductor Commutating Circuits

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A popular use of diodes is for the mitigation of inductive…

Practical Power Factor Correction

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When the need arises to correct for poor power factor in an AC power…

Ohm’s Law

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

SPICE Quirks

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“Garbage in, garbage out.” —Anonymous SPICE is a…

Conductors and Insulators

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Induction Motor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS AC power source: 120VAC Capacitor, 3.3 µF…

PC Oscilloscope

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

Current Divider Circuits

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Asynchronous Counters

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

Introduction to Mixed-Frequency AC Signals

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In our study of AC circuits thus far, we’ve explored circuits…

Wire Loop Inductance Calculator

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

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Every meter impacts the circuit it is measuring to some extent, just…

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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The Common-gate Amplifier (IGFET)

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The Common-gate Amplifier (JFET)

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What are “Series” and “Parallel” Circuits?

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Circuits consisting of just one battery and one load resistance are…

Electrical Signal Types

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

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Amplifier Impedances

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Input impedance varies considerably with the circuit configuration…

Properties of Exponents

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

AC Phase

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Things start to get complicated when we need to relate two or more AC…