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Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

Shift Registers

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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…

Memory Devices

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

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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

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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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…

Microprocessors

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

Flash ADC

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

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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

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 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

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

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…

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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

Complex Number Arithmetic

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Since complex numbers are legitimate mathematical entities, just like…

Precision Voltage Follower

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Example Circuits and Netlists

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

Voltage Follower

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Review of R, X, and Z (Resistance, Reactance and Impedance)

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Before we begin to explore the effects of resistors, inductors, and…

Capacitance Calculator

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This calculates the capacitance of a capacitor based on its charge, Q, and its voltage, V, according to the formula, C=Q/V.

Rectifier Circuits

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

Transistors, Bipolar

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There are not too many circuit symbols for bipolar transistors. There…

Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

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Wire-by-Number project: simple voltage divider Description: Build a…

Safe Circuit Design

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As we saw earlier, a power system with no secure connection to earth…

Wire Loop Inductance Calculator

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

Optothyristors

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

555 Hysteretic Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…

The Common-base Amplifier

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The final transistor amplifier configuration (Figure below) we need to…

Coax Inductance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the inductance of a coaxial cable.

Servo Motor Systems

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Explain the operation of this “H-bridge” motor control circuit: At…

The common-drain Amplifier (JFET)

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Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…