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Memory Devices

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

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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

TTL NAND and AND gates

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

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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

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 #…

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

Shift Registers

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Flash ADC

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

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

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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Component Modeling

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When plotted on a curve tracer, the characteristic curve for a normal…

The Unijunction Transistor (UJT)

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Unijunction transistor: Although a unijunction transistor is not a…

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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

Decimal versus Binary Numeration

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Let’s count from zero to twenty using four different kinds of…

Building Series-Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Once again, when building battery/resistor circuits, the student or…

Resistors Types

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These are the most common types of resistors available. Resistors…

Series Batteries

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One 9-volt battery  …

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the maximum distance (range) that a radar can detect

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of an embedded microstrip.

Wire Loop Inductance Calculator

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

AC Commutator Motors

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Charles Proteus Steinmetz’s first job after arriving in America…

Digital Display Circuits

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What is the purpose of a seven-segment decoder circuit? What is a…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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After applying some of the general troubleshooting tips to narrow the…

Impedance Matching With Transformers

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Suppose you were to take a 3 kW electric heater rated for 240 VAC and…

Summary of Filters

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As lengthy as this chapter has been up to this point, it only begins…

Antenna Downtilt and Coverage Calculator

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This calculator will determine the correct antenna downtilt angle given the heights of the antennas and distance between them.

SPICE Quirks

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“Garbage in, garbage out.” —Anonymous SPICE is a…

Bit Grouping

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The singular reason for learning and using the binary numeration…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…