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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…

7-segment Display

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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

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…

Digital Display Circuits

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

Simple Combination Lock

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

Karnaugh Mapping

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

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.

LED Sequencer

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

Transistor as a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

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…

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…

Optoelectronic Devices

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

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…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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

“Long’’ and “Short’’ Transmission Lines

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In DC and low-frequency AC circuits, the characteristic impedance of…

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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Solid Cooper Wire Table Size Diameter (inches) Cross-sectional area…

Quantum Physics

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“I think it is safe to say that no one understands quantum…

Look-up Tables

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

Polarity of voltage drops

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When using conventional current flow, we can trace the direction of…

Current Mirror BJTs

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Bipolar Junction Transistor or BJT Current Mirror An often-used…

Potentiometers

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

TTL NAND and AND gates

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Suppose we altered our basic open-collector inverter circuit, adding a…

Boolean Relationships on Venn Diagrams

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The fourth example has A partially overlapping B. Though, we will…

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Switch Types

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Though it may seem strange to cover the elementary topic of electrical…

Sensitive Voltage Detector

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PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio…

Boolean Arithmetic

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

Digital-to-Analog Conversion

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If a pulse-width modulated (PWM) signal is sent to a passive…

Half-wave Rectifier

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

Simple Vector Addition

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Remember that vectors are mathematical objects just like numbers on a…

Common Antiderivatives

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Complex Circuits

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What do we do if we come across a circuit more complex than the simple…

Special Diodes

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

Contactors

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All About Contactors When a relay is used to switch a large amount of…