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Memory Devices

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Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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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…

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…

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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TTL NAND and AND gates

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

Shift Registers

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TTL NOR and OR gates

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

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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

Memory Devices

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NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

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…

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:…

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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

Microprocessor Programming

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What is the difference between a JMP (“jump”) instruction and a…

Variable Inductor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Paper tube, from a toilet-paper roll Bar of iron…

Hand Calculator Use

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To enter numbers in scientific notation into a hand calculator, there…

Unit Conversion Calculator

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Convert to and from different units of length, weight, power, temperature and torque

Voltage and Current

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As was previously mentioned, we need more than just a continuous path…

AC Commutator Motors

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

The Triode

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De Forest’s Audion tube came to be known as the triode tube…

AC Power

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If a sinusoidal voltage is applied to an impedance with a phase angle…

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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A very useful tool for observing rotating objects is a strobe light.…

Vol I. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Simple Series Circuits

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On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

Enhancement-type IGFETs

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Clamper Circuits

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The circuits in the figure below are known as clampers or DC…

Introduction to Digital Communication

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

Power Conversion Circuits

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AC Instrumentation Transducers

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Just as devices have been made to measure certain physical quantities…

Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Every meter impacts the circuit it is measuring to some extent, just…

Build a Transformer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Steel flat bar, 4 pieces Miscellaneous bolts,…

Series Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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In the previous section, we explored what would happen in simple…