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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…

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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

Memory Devices

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Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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

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

Flash ADC

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

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…

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…

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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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…

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR 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…

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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

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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Component Failure Analysis

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The job of a technician frequently entails…

Current Mirror BJTs

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Bipolar Junction Transistor or BJT Current Mirror An often-used…

Half-wave Rectifier

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

Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Serial-out (PISO) Conversion

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Parallel-in/ serial-out shift registers do everything that the…

Conductors and Insulators

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Elementary Amplifier Theory

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Fundamentally, an amplifier is a device that takes in a low-power…

Series and Parallel Capacitors

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When capacitors are connected in series, the total capacitance is…

Tachogenerators

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An electromechanical generator is a device capable of producing…

Common-Emitter Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One NPN transistor—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

The Common-source Amplifier (JFET)

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The D Latch

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Since the enable input on a gated S-R latch provides a way to latch…

Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Parallel-out (SIPO) Conversion

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A serial-in, parallel-out shift register is similar to the serial-in,…

An Analogy for Ohm’s Law

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Ohm’s Law also makes intuitive sense if you apply it to the…

DC Bridge Circuits

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Control Circuits

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Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Serial-out

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Serial-in, serial-out shift registers delay data by one clock time for…

Vol VI. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Amplifier Circuits

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Note, Q3 and Q4 in the figure below are complementary, NPN and PNP…