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Is there possibility for a race condition in the following circuit?

On this wikipedia page, there is an example of a circuit which implements a D latch using NAND gates : Let's say the flip flop is initialized correctly (eg : Q = 0 and !Q = 1). If D = 1 and E = 0, ...
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How do I avoid a race condition in SR latch?

I have designed an SR latch using Cd4001 NOR gate IC. When both S and R are low the circuit refuses to stay in previous state even though I am using appropriate dropping resistors. Is there any way to ...
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Karnaugh Map race conditions with don't cares

Karnaugh maps show race conditions as adjacent minterms that are not covered in the same implicand. Take the following example: We have race conditions when moving from the blue implicand to the ...
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Why does the race hazard theorem work?

So for those who don't know, the race hazard theorem (RHT) states that: A x B + A' x C = A x B + A' x C + B x C I understand the other part of the RHT, about time delays and such, but I don't ...