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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 Devices

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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…

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…

Memory Devices

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NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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

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…

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…

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Shift Registers

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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…

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

TTL NOR and OR gates

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

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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

TTL NAND and AND gates

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

The Thyristor

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A thyristor is a device that has a number of unusual characteristics.…

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Sensitive Voltage Detector

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PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio…

Flyback Switch Mode Regulator Calculator

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A calculator for computing several parameters needed in the design of a flyback switch mode regulator

Overcurrent Protection

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What hazards might be posed by a circuit with excessive current going…

Boolean Algebra

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Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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The atoms in insulating materials have very tightly-bound electrons,…

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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The bipolar junction transistor (BJT) was named because its operation…

Bridge Circuits

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No text on electrical metering could be called complete without a…

Voltage Follower

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

Monostable Multivibrators

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We’ve already seen one example of a monostable multivibrator in…

Parallel Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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Using the same value components in our series example circuit, we will…

AC Metrology

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In power distribution systems, it is very important to be able to…

Common Sources of Hazard

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Of course, there is a danger of electrical shock when directly…

A Binary Adder

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Suppose we wanted to build a device that could add two binary bits…

Digital Logic Signals

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A rheostat (variable resistor) and a switch are both examples of…

Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors (MOSFET)

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

Rectifier/Filter Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Bridge rectifier pack…

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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Finite-length Transmission Lines

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A transmission line of infinite length is an interesting abstraction,…