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Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Digital Display Circuits

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

Optoelectronic Devices

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

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…

7-segment Display

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

Karnaugh Mapping

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

Optoelectronic Devices

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

Transistor as a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

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…

LED Sequencer

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

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 Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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

Simple Combination Lock

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

Pulsed-light Sensor

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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…

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 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.

Digital Display Circuits

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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What, exactly, is an arbitrary waveform generator, and for what…

Superposition Theorem

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Superposition theorem is one of those strokes of genius that takes a…

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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Capacitors, like all electrical components, have limitations that must…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Calculus is a branch of mathematics that…

Microstrip Wavelength Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the guided wavelength inside a microstrip.

Setting Up a Home Lab

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In order to build the circuits described in this volume, you will need…

Converting Truth Tables into Boolean Expressions

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In designing digital circuits, the designer often begins with a truth…

An Electric Pendulum

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Capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, and…

Microprocessors

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Early computer science pioneers such as Alan Turing and John Von…

Parallel Circuit Rules

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Voltage Components in a parallel circuit share the same voltage:…

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

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Safety is very important when designing and/or building a device…

DC Mesh Current Analysis

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

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

Band-pass Filters

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How to Create Band-pass Filter There are applications where a…

Positive Feedback

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As we’ve seen, negative feedback is an incredibly useful…

Divided Feedback

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If we add a voltage divider to the negative feedback wiring so that…

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Synchronous Counters

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What is a Synchronous Counter? A synchronous counter, in contrast to…

Op-Amp Data

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Parametric data for all semiconductor op-amp models except the CA3130…