GTHS KUMBO_Electrical Department_Fifth sequence exam…………….…………...…April.2011
SECTION ONE: TECHNOLOGY
1.1Give the meaning of the following abbreviations: PMOS, ECL, USB, ALU, RAM,ROM, BIOS.1.2Do a comparative study of the TTL circuits and the CMOS logic circuits in termsof: (i) Respond time; (ii) Supply voltage level;(iii) integration scale; (iv) cost;(v) energy consumption.1.3How many flip-flops are needed to realize an asynchronous counter that countsthe seconds of a minute?1.4Give one application domain of each of the following electronic components:Zener diode;Operational amplifier; TRIAC; DIAC; Capacitor, Resistor, Transistor,Inductor.1.5Draw the three-diode equivalent circuit of a thyristor, and explain how thiscomponent can be tested with a multitester.1.6Give the difference between asynchronous counter and synchronous counter.1.7Give one advantage and one disadvantage of MOS transistor over bipolartransistor.
SECTION TWO: ANALOGUE CIRCUITSExercise 1: Alternating current.
Consider the following AC network.
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GTHS KUMBO/ ELECT DPTFIFTH SEQUENCE EXAM
6Option: ElectrotechnologyDuration: 04HCoefficient: 4
ELECTRICAL, DIGITAL AND INDUSTRIAL CIRCUITS
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