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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…

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

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…

TTL NAND and AND gates

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

Shift Registers

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Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

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…

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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

Flash ADC

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

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…

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…

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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

Skin Depth Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate skin depth based on the conductive material being used and the frequency of the signal.

Thyristors

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Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting…

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Potentiometers

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Simple Parallel Circuits

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On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

Waveguides

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A waveguide is a special form of transmission line consisting of a…

Solid-state Relays

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Limitations of Electromechanical Relays As versatile as…

Contributors (3)

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<p> Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological…

Power Conversion Circuits

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Encoder

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What is an Encoder? An encoder is a circuit that changes a set of…

Sensing AC Magnetic Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones Electromagnet coil…

Capacitor Charge and Time Constant Calculator

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This calculator computes for the capacitor charge time and energy, given the supply voltage and the added series resistance.

Wire Loop Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire loop.

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

Larger 4-variable Karnaugh Maps

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Knowing how to generate Gray code should allow us to build larger…

Binary Addition

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

Early Tube History

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Thomas Edison, that prolific American inventor, is often credited with…

Networks and Busses

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The wires between the tank and the monitoring location is  called…

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Scientific Notation in SPICE

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The SPICE circuit simulation computer program uses scientific notation…