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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…

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…

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…

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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

Flash ADC

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

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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

Shift Registers

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

Memory Devices

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

TTL NOR and OR gates

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

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

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…

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Amplifier Impedances

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Input impedance varies considerably with the circuit configuration…

Clamper Circuits

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The circuits in the figure below are known as clampers or DC…

Decimal versus Binary Numeration

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Let’s count from zero to twenty using four different kinds of…

Trigonometric Derivatives

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    RELATED WORKSHEETS: Calculus for Electric Circuits…

Factoring Equivalencies

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Factoring Identities :   a2 - b2 = (a + b) (a - b) a2 + 2ab + b2…

Introduction to Analog Integrated Circuits

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Analog circuits are circuits dealing with signals free to vary from…

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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In ladder logic symbolism, an electromechanical relay coil is shown as…

Design Project: DC Motor

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The armature windings of your DC motor will have very low resistance.…

Thermocouples

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Seebeck Effect An interesting phenomenon applied in the field of…

Basic Logic Gates

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Identify the type of logic gate shown in this schematic diagram, and…

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

Numeration Systems

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Digital computers communicate with external devices through ports:…

Building Series-Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Once again, when building battery/resistor circuits, the student or…

Voltage Comparator

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Parts and Materials Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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

Circuit Components

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Remember that this tutorial is not exhaustive by any means, and that…

The R/2nR DAC: Binary-Weighted-Input Digital-to-Analog Converter

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What Is a R/2nR DAC Circuit? The R/2nR DAC circuit, otherwise known as…

DC Mesh Current Analysis

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

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

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