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Display Tubes

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In addition to performing tasks of amplification and switching, tubes…

7-segment Display

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4511 BCD-to-7seg latch/decoder/driver (Radio…

Digital Display Circuits

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What is the purpose of a seven-segment decoder circuit? What is a…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

Transistor as a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Convert MCD to Lumens

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This calculator is useful for calculating the luminous flux for LEDs where the angle is known.

7-segment Display

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4511 BCD-to-7seg latch/decoder/driver (Radio…

LED Sequencer

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

Series LED Resistor Calculator

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This series LED resistance calculator is perfect for when you have a single LED or a number of the same color of LEDs in series and need to know which resistor you should use.

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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A technician uses a stroboscope to “freeze” the rotation of a…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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

Optoelectronic Devices

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In this circuit, the electric motor is supposed to turn on whenever…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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Schottky diodes Schottky diodes are constructed of a metal-to-N…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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

Karnaugh Mapping

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

Simple Combination Lock

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

Display Tubes

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In addition to performing tasks of amplification and switching, tubes…

Digital Display Circuits

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What is the purpose of a seven-segment decoder circuit? What is a…

The R/2nR DAC: Binary-Weighted-Input Digital-to-Analog Converter

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What Is a R/2nR DAC Circuit? The R/2nR DAC circuit, otherwise known as…

Mesh Current Method and Analysis

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The Mesh-Current Method, also known as the Loop Current Method, is…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

AC Waveforms

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When an alternator produces AC voltage, the voltage switches polarity…

AC Network Analysis

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

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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What is the purpose of the switch shown in this schematic diagram?

Some Examples with AC Circuits

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Let’s connect three AC voltage sources in series and use complex…

MESFETs

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Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Wire Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a wire microstrip.

IC Fabrication and Packaging

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What does it mean if an integrated circuit comes in DIP form? What…

AC Waveforms

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Radio waves are comprised of oscillating electric and magnetic fields,…

RMS Voltage Calculator

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This calculator calculates the RMS Voltage value from either the peak voltage, the peak-to-peak voltage, or the average voltage.

Ohmmeter Design

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Though mechanical ohmmeter (resistance meter) designs are rarely used…

Finite State Machines

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

The TRIAC

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SCRs are unidirectional (one-way) current devices, making them useful…

Decibels Equations

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Transformer—Power Supply

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Power transformer, 120VAC step-down to 12VAC,…

Half-Adder

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As a first example of useful combinational logic, let’s build a…

Noise Figure and Noise Temperature Calculator

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This calculator computes the noise figure and noise temperature in a system