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Memory Devices

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Programmable Logic Technology

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

Memory Devices

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NOR Gate S-R Latch

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

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

TTL NOR and OR gates

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

Flash ADC

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

Shift Registers

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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…

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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

Microprocessors

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

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

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…

Unit Conversion Calculator

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Convert to and from different units of length, weight, power, temperature and torque

Overcurrent Protection

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What hazards might be posed by a circuit with excessive current going…

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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Early in my explorations of electricity, I came across a length of…

Step-up and Step-down Transformers

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So far, we’ve observed simulations of transformers where the…

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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At first it may seem pointless to have the four buffer gates following…

RMS Voltage Calculator

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This calculator calculates the RMS Voltage value from either the peak voltage, the peak-to-peak voltage, or the average voltage.

Contactors

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All About Contactors When a relay is used to switch a large amount of…

Lock-out / Tag-out

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In this motor control circuit, how would you ensure that there is no…

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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Systems of Numeration

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Roman Numerals The Romans devised a system that was a substantial…

Three-phase Power Systems

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What is Split-Phase Power Systems? Split-phase power systems achieve…

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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Most students of electricity begin their study with what is known as…

Resonant Filters

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So far, the filter designs we’ve concentrated on have employed…

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

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The purpose of the parallel-in/ parallel-out shift register is to take…

Power Measurement

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Power measurement in AC circuits can be quite a bit more complex than…

Delta-Sigma ADC

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One of the more advanced ADC technologies is the so-called…

Stripline Max Current Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the maximum current that a stripline can handle

Electrical Noise and Interference

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Define what noise means, in the electrical sense of the word. How does…

Complex Number Arithmetic

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Since complex numbers are legitimate mathematical entities, just like…

Introduction to SPICE

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“With Electronics Workbench, you can create circuit schematics…