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Digital Display Circuits

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

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…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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

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…

LED Resistor Calculator

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An LED resistance calculator is perfect for when you have a single LED and need to know which resistor you should use.

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Convert MCD to Lumens

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

LED Sequencer

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red 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…

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…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

Digital Display Circuits

Worksheets - Displays

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

7-segment Display

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

Optoelectronic Devices

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Octal and Hexadecimal Numeration

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Because binary numeration requires so many bits to represent…

Inductors and Calculus

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

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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So far, we’ve studied both S-R and D latch circuits with enable…

Convert MCD to Lumens

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

Non-Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for a non-inverting Op-Amp

AC Capacitor Circuits

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Capacitors Vs. Resistors Capacitors do not behave the same as…

Superconducting Devices

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Superconducting devices, though not widely used, have some unique…

Maximum Power Transfer Theorem

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The Maximum Power Transfer Theorem is not so much a means of analysis…

Polar Form and Rectangular Form Notation for Complex Numbers

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In order to work with complex numbers without drawing vectors, we…

Bridge Circuits

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

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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Early in my explorations of electricity, I came across a length of…

Depletion-type IGFETs

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Insulated gate field-effect transistors are unipolar devices just like…

Resistance Calculator

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This calculator calculates the resistivity of a component based on its resistance value, length, and cross-sectional area.

Capacitor Sizing Equation

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Capacitance Formula     Permittivity of Dielectric  …

Network Protocols

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Aside from the issues of the physical network (signal types and…

SPICE Quirks

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“Garbage in, garbage out.” —Anonymous SPICE is a…

Electronics as Science

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Electronics is a science, and a very accessible science at that. With…

Other Diode Technologies

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Varicap or varactor diodes A variable capacitance diode is known as a…

Differential Equations

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As opposed to normal equations where the solution is a number, a…

Digital Logic Functions

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We can construct a simple logic functions for our hypothetical lamp…