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Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

Microprocessors

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

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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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to analyze digital…

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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When we store information in some kind of circuit or device, we not…

TTL NAND and AND gates

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

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…

Shift Registers

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NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

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 #…

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Microprocessors

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

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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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…

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…

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…

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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When we store information in some kind of circuit or device, we not…

Creating Custom Calibration Resistances

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Often in the course of designing and building electrical meter…

Tubes versus Semiconductors

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Devoting a whole chapter in a modern electronics text to the design…

Digital Logic Signals

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

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Programmable Logic Controllers

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The Programmable Logic Controller, or PLC, was invented in the late…

Switch Contact Design

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A switch can be constructed with any mechanism bringing two conductors…

Rules for Limits

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Lock-out / Tag-out

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In this motor control circuit, how would you ensure that there is no…

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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

Quantum Devices

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

Radicals

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Definition of a Radical Given the expression where “x” is…

Susceptance and Admittance

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What is Conductance? In the study of DC circuits, the student of…

Sum-of-Products and Product-of-Sums Expressions

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Identify each of these logic gates by name, and complete their…

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

Full-Adder

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

LED Sequencer

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

Phase Rotation

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

Karnaugh Mapping

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Identify each of these logic gates by name, and complete their…

Making a Venn Diagram Look Like a Karnaugh Map

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Starting with circle A in a rectangular A’ universe in figure…

Capacitors and Calculus

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Capacitors do not have a stable “resistance” as conductors…