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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:…

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 #…

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND 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…

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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

Shift Registers

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to analyze digital…

Memory Devices

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to analyze digital…

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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

Microprocessors

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

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

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

Flash ADC

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

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 #…

Diodes

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A diode is an electronics component made from a combination of a…

Valence and Crystal Structure

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Valence: The electrons in the outermost shell, or valence shell, are…

Class B BJT Amplifiers

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Inductor-Capacitor “tank” Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Oscilloscope Assortment of non-polarized…

Wattmeter Design

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Power in an electric circuit is the product (multiplication) of…

The Command-line Interface

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If you’ve used DOS or UNIX operating systems before in a…

The Importance of Electrical Safety

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

Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors (MOSFET)

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The Insulated-Gate Field-Effect Transistor (IGFET), also known as…

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Every meter impacts the circuit it is measuring to some extent, just…

The J-K Flip-Flop

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Another variation on a theme of bistable multivibrators is the J-K…

Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Three NPN…

Design Project: DC Voltage Regulator

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It may seem difficult to even start on a project such as this, with no…

Magnetism

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A permanent magnet is a device that retains a magnetic field without…

Scientific Notation

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In many disciplines of science and engineering, very large and very…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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Binary Subtraction

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We can subtract one binary number from another by using the standard…

Active-mode Operation (BJT)

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

Square Wave Signals

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It has been found that any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform can be…

The Pentode

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Another strategy for addressing the problem of secondary electrons…

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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Whenever electrons flow through a conductor, a magnetic field will…