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Memory Devices

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Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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

Flash ADC

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

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

Microprocessors

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

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

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…

Shift Registers

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Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

TTL NOR and OR gates

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

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 #…

Memory Devices

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Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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

Asynchronous Counters

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In the previous section, we saw a circuit using one J-K flip-flop that…

What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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

Boolean Algebra

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Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

BJT Quirks

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An ideal transistor would show 0% distortion in amplifying a signal.…

Electrons and “holes’’

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Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…

Full-wave Bridge Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6 volt output) Four…

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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Normally, the rotor windings of a wound rotor induction motor are…

An Electric Pendulum

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Capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, and…

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Display Tubes

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In addition to performing tasks of amplification and switching, tubes…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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Digital Communication

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Half-Adder

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As a first example of useful combinational logic, let’s build a…

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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Factorials

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Definition of a Factorial Denoted by the symbol “!” after…

The Importance of Electrical Safety

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With this lesson, I hope to avoid a common mistake found in…

Trigonometry for AC Circuits

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Identify which trigonometric functions (sine, cosine, or tangent) are…