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Memory Devices

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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…

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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The earliest forms of digital data storage involving moving parts was…

Shift Registers

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TTL NAND and AND gates

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

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

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…

Flash ADC

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

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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

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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Let’s examine the following TTL circuit and analyze its operation:…

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

General Troubleshooting Tips

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When first approaching a failed or otherwise misbehaving system, the…

Numeration Systems

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Digital computers communicate with external devices through ports:…

Rules for Antiderivatives

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Constant Rule Rule of Sums Rule of Differences

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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In the common-emitter section of this chapter, we saw a SPICE analysis…

Asymmetric Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of an asymmetric stripline

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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What, exactly, is an arbitrary waveform generator, and for what…

LED Sequencer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4017 decade counter/divider (Radio Shack catalog…

Polyphase Motor Design

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AC Motors Perhaps the most important benefit of polyphase AC power…

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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

T-Pad Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a T-pad attenuator.

The R/2R DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter)

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The R/2R DAC circuit is an alternative to the binary-weighted-input…

Battery Ratings

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Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

Phase Rotation

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Three-Phase Alternator Let’s take the three-phase alternator…

Quantum Devices

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Most integrated circuits are digital, based on MOS (CMOS) transistors.…

Introduction to Digital Communication

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In the design of large and complex digital systems, it is often…

Multiple-input Gates

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The Use of Logic Gate Inverters and buffers exhaust the possibilities…

Nonlinear Conduction

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“Advances are made by answering questions. Discoveries are made…

Full-wave Bridge Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6 volt output) Four…

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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Up until this point, our analysis of transistor logic circuits has…

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…