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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…

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

TTL NOR and OR gates

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

Digital Lab - S-R Latch With Enable Input using NAND Gates

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build an S-R latch with an enable input using four NOR gates and learn more about digital circuit functionality.

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…

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Shift Registers

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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…

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…

TTL NAND and AND gates

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

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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

Digital Lab - S-R Latch Using NOR Gates

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build an S-R latch using two NOR gates and learn how this type of digital memory operates, including invalid states, race conditions, and the effects of output loading.

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:…

Flash ADC

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

The Common-emitter Amplifier

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

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Parallel-out (SIPO) Conversion

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A serial-in, parallel-out shift register is similar to the serial-in,…

Conductor Size

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It should be common-sense knowledge that liquids flow through…

AC Inductor Circuits

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Resistors vs. Inductors Inductors do not behave the same way as…

What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

Vol VI. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Single-phase Induction Motors

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A three-phase motor may be run from a single-phase power source.…

Ohmmeter Design

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Though mechanical ohmmeter (resistance meter) designs are rarely used…

Applying Ohm’s Law—Rules and Methods for Circuit Analysis

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When analyzing complex series and parallel circuits, it is easy to…

Binary Addition

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

Digital Signals and Gates

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While the binary numeration system is an interesting mathematical…

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute for the inductance of an edge coupled trace.

Coax Impedance Calculator

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

Gas Discharge Tubes

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

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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What is a harmonic frequency? If an oscillator circuit outputs a…

Practical Power Factor Correction

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

Susceptance and Admittance

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What is Conductance? In the study of DC circuits, the student of…

DC Lab - Rate-of-change Indicator

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build an analog differentiator circuit that outputs a signal proportional to the rate-of-change and learn about one of the advantages of analog circuits.

DC Lab - Capacitor Charging and Discharging

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build capacitor charging and discharging circuits and learn how to calculate the RC time constant of resistor-capacitor circuits.

Converting Between Thevenin and Norton Equivalent Circuits

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Since Thevenin’s theorem and Norton’s theorems are two…