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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…

Digital Display Circuits

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

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…

Convert MCD to Lumens

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

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.

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…

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…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Digital Display Circuits

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

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 #…

Special-purpose Diodes

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

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…

Display Tubes

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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

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…

Transistors, Insulated-gate Field-effect (IGFET or MOSFET)

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We have the symbols for depletion mode and enhancement mode MOSFETs -…

Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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

Voltmeter Design

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Suppose I were about to measure an unknown voltage with a manual-range…

Integrator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Operational amplifier, model…

Balanced Attenuator Calculator

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This balanced attenuator calculator helps you determine the resistor (R1) values for a balanced attenuator.

Introduction to Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors

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As was stated in the last chapter, there is more than one type of…

Capacitor Types

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A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electronic component that…

Non-right Triangle Trigonometry

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The Law of Sines (for any triangle) The Law of Cosines (for any…

AC phase

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If we were to express the series-connected DC voltages as phasors…

Boolean Arithmetic

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Let us begin our exploration of Boolean algebra by adding numbers…

Lock-out / Tag-out

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

Rectangle Loop Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a rectangle loop.

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Solving Simultaneous Equations: The Substitution Method and the Addition Method

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What are Simultaneous Equations and Systems of Equations? The terms…

Beam Power Tubes

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In the beam power tube, the basic four-element structure of the…

Simple AC Circuit Calculations

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Over the course of the next few chapters, you will learn that AC…

Superconductivity

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Conductors lose all of their electrical resistance when cooled to…

Factors Affecting Capacitance

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There are three basic factors of capacitor construction determining…

Norton’s Theorem

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What is Norton’s Theorem? Norton’s Theorem states that it…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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Just as devices have been made to measure certain physical quantities…