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Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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

Memory Devices

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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…

Flash ADC

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

Shift Registers

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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…

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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

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…

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Impedance Transformation

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Standing waves at the resonant frequency points of an open- or…

Phasor Mathematics

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Provide a definition for phasor, as the term applies to electrical…

Radio Circuits

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(a) Crystal radio. (b) Modulated RF at antenna. (c) Rectified RF at…

Correct use of Ohm’s Law

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Reminders When Using Ohm’s Law One of the most common mistakes…

Ionization (gas-filled) Tubes

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So far, we’ve explored tubes which are totally…

Microwave Tubes

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For extremely high-frequency applications (above 1 GHz), the…

Finite State Machines

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

Voltage Divider

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

Twisted-Pair Impedance Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the characteristic impedance of a twisted-pair cable

AC Generator Theory

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If an electric current is passed through this wire, which direction…

The Triode

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De Forest’s Audion tube came to be known as the triode tube…

Design Project: Sensitive Microphone Amplifier

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Identify which direction each potentiometer wiper must move in this…

4-wire Resistance Measurement

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Electromagnet made from experiment…

Simple Circuits

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

Junction Field-effect Transistors

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The field effect transistor was proposed by Julius Lilienfeld in US…

Programmable Logic Controllers

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The Programmable Logic Controller, or PLC, was invented in the late…

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

A Binary Adder

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Suppose we wanted to build a device that could add two binary bits…

Inductors

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An inductor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that…

Introduction to Electron Tubes

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An often neglected area of study in modern electronics is that of…