An Imprint of IC 555 Timer in the Contemporary World
Nanditha Nandanavanam

Nanditha Nandanavanam, UG Student, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, NMAM Institute of Technology, Visvesvaraya Technological University, Nitte, (Karnataka), India.
Manuscript received on 15 August 2015 | Revised Manuscript received on 25 August 2015 | Manuscript Published on 30 August 2015 | PP: 1-4 | Volume-4 Issue-6, August 2015 | Retrieval Number: F4137084615/15©BEIESP
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Abstract: The paper deals with the basic principle of IC 555 Timer, its working and its application in the present world. 555 Timer is part and parcel of almost every electronics project. It is versatile IC whose applications range from simply making a light blink on and off to pulse-width modulation. From the time of its invention, a myriad of several novel and unique circuits have been developed and presented in several trade, professional, and hobby publications.
Keywords: Monostable Mode, Astable Mode, Oscillator, Speed Detector, Hygrometer, Invertor, Patents.

Scope of the Article: Environmental Engineering