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Memory Devices

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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…

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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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…

Microprocessors

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

Shift Registers

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Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

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 #…

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:…

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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

TTL NOR and OR gates

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

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

Memory Devices

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Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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In the course of learning about electricity, you will want to…

Passive Filter Circuits

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In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

Basic Logic Gates

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

Octal and Hexadecimal Numeration

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Because binary numeration requires so many bits to represent…

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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What does the acronym RF stand form, in reference to radio-related…

Review of R, X, and Z (Resistance, Reactance and Impedance)

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Before we begin to explore the effects of resistors, inductors, and…

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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Reactive Power We know that reactive loads such as inductors and…

Thyristors

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Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

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In the chapter on mixed-frequency signals, we explored the concept of…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Active-mode Operation (BJT)

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When a transistor is in the fully-off state (like an open switch), it…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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

Critical Temperatures for Superconductors

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Critical temperatures given in Kelvins Material Element/Alloy Critical…

Logarithms

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Definition of a Logarithm     “log” denotes a…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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Define the following terms: energy, work, and power.

AC Resistor Circuits (Capacitive)

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Pure resistive AC circuit: voltage and current are in phase.  …

BJT Quirks

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