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Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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Microprocessors

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

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…

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

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

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

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

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…

Memory Devices

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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…

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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

Digital Lab - S-R Flip-flop Using NAND Gates

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

Shift Registers

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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…

Programmable Logic Technology

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

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.

Review of R, X, and Z (Resistance, Reactance and Impedance)

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Before we begin to explore the effects of resistors, inductors, and…

AC Generator Theory

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If an electric current is passed through this wire, which direction…

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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A practical application of switch and relay logic is in control…

Capacitors

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Identify some of the different types of capacitors, and their…

Resonance in Series-Parallel Circuits

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In simple reactive circuits with little or no resistance, the effects…

Common Antiderivatives

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Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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What does the normal status of an electrical switch refer to?…

Digital Lab - Basic 2-Input NAND Gate Circuit

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build and test a 2-input digital NAND gate with LED indicators and learn to read pinout diagrams, power a digital IC, connect unused inputs and outputs, and use pulldown resistors.

Power Quality Measurement

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It used to be with large AC power systems that “power…

Digital Lab - 7-segment LED Display

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will control a 7-segment binary-coded decimal (BCD) display and learn about active-low and active-high logic inputs.

Solving Unbalanced Wheatstone Bridge Circuits Via Mesh Current Method

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An unbalanced Wheatstone bridge cannot be solved using simple series…

Microprocessor Programming

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

Making a Venn Diagram Look Like a Karnaugh Map

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Time Constant Circuits

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Generally speaking, how many “time constants” worth of time does…

Safe Meter Usage

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Using an electrical meter safely and efficiently is perhaps the most…

AC Network Analysis

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Current Signal Systems

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Current Source It is possible through the use of electronic amplifiers…

Finite State Machines

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Up to now, every circuit that was presented was a combinatorial…

Digital Codes

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…