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Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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

Memory Devices

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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…

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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

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…

Memory Devices

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Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

Shift Registers

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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…

Microprocessors

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

Digital Lab - S-R Flip-Flop using NAND Gates

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build an edge-triggered S-R flip-flop, learn the difference between a latch and a flip-flop, and experience how switch bounce can cause logic errors.

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Digital Lab - S-R Latch With Enable Input using NAND Gates

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build an S-R latch with an enabled input using four NAND gates and learn more about digital circuit functionality.

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…

Flash ADC

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

TTL NAND and AND gates

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

Digital Lab - S-R Latch Using NOR Gates

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build an S-R latch using two NOR gates and learn how this type of digital memory operates, including invalid states, race conditions, and the effects of output loading.

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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

TTL NOR and OR gates

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

EIRP Calculator

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A helpful tool for computing the Effective Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP) of an antenna

Introduction to Electron Tubes

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An often neglected area of study in modern electronics is that of…

Active Filters

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Arithmetic with Scientific Notation

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The benefits of scientific notation do not end with ease of writing…

Creating Custom Calibration Resistances

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Often in the course of designing and building electrical meter…

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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

Slope (integrating) ADC

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So far, we’ve only been able to escape the sheer volume of…

Rules for Derivatives

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Constant rule Rule of sums Rule of differences Product rule Quotient…

Contributors (5)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Kirchhoff’s Current Law (KCL)

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What Is Kirchhoff’s Current Law? Kirchhoff’s Current Law,…

Full-Adder

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The half-adder is extremely useful until you want to add more than one…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

Simple AC Circuit Calculations

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Over the course of the next few chapters, you will learn that AC…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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

DC Lab - Sensitive Voltage Detector With Audio Output

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will construct a voltage detector with adjustable sensitivity and audio output, and you will learn a method for detecting small electrical signals without an oscilloscope.

Voltage Follower

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

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of current (4…

Parallel Circuit Rules

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Voltage Components in a parallel circuit share the same voltage:…

Tachogenerators

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An electromechanical generator is a device capable of producing…

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Guidelines to Series-Parallel Combination Circuit Analysis The goal of…