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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…

7-segment Display

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

Display Tubes

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

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.

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue 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…

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…

Karnaugh Mapping

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

Display Tubes

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

Transistor as a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Simple Combination Lock

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

Digital Display Circuits

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

LED Sequencer

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

Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback 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 Red 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…

Convert MCD to Lumens

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

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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A common phrase heard in reference to electrical safety goes something…

Circuit Simplification Examples

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Let’s begin with a semiconductor gate circuit in need of…

Class B Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Dual operational amplifier,…

Full-wave Bridge Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6 volt output) Four…

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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

Impedance Matching With Transformers

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Suppose you were to take a 3 kW electric heater rated for 240 VAC and…

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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Solve this equation for the value of x: x + 5 = 8 How many exact…

Skin Depth Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate skin depth based on the conductive material being used and the frequency of the signal.

The Antiderivative (Indefinite Integral)

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  Notice something important here: taking the derivative of f(x)…

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a microstrip.

Peak to Peak Voltage Calculator (VP-P)

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This calculator shows the peak-to-peak voltage (VP-P) value from the peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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In ladder logic symbolism, an electromechanical relay coil is shown as…

History of SPICE

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SPICE is a computer program designed to simulate analog electronic…

Contributors (4)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Binary Math

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

Gate Universality

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NAND and NOR gates possess a special property: they are universal.…

Correct use of Ohm’s Law

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Reminders When Using Ohm’s Law One of the most common mistakes…

An Analogy for Divided Feedback

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A helpful analogy for understanding divided feedback amplifier…

LED Sequencer

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