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Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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

Shift Registers

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

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 #…

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…

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…

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

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

TTL NOR and OR gates

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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

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…

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 #…

Motor Control Circuits

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The interlock contacts installed in the previous section’s motor…

Ohmmeter Design

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

Finite State Machines

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Up to now, every circuit that was presented was a combinatorial…

Class B Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Dual operational amplifier,…

Bridged-Tee Attenuator Calculator

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

Digital Signals and Gates

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While the binary numeration system is an interesting mathematical…

Circuits and the Speed of Light

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Suppose we had a simple one-battery, one-lamp circuit controlled by a…

Multiplexers

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A multiplexer, abbreviated mux, is a device that has multiple inputs…

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the inductance of two parallel wires

Phase-locked Loops

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Sources of Electricity

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

Voltage Follower

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

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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As an electric current is passed through a coil of wire, it creates a…

Thevenin’s Theorem

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

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

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.

Potato Battery

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One large potato One lemon (optional) Strip of…

Conductors and Insulators

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

Basic Gate Function

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Parts and Materials 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…