# Is RS flip flop and SR flip flop same?

They are theoretically the same. However, there is a significant practical difference. Recall from the truth table of an SR flip-flop that its state is indeterminate when both inputs at R and S are high. In RS flip-flop, the reset input has higher priority and in an SR flip-flop, the set input has a higher priority.
A.

### How does a SR flip flop work?

A basic NAND gate SR flip-flop circuit provides feedback from both of its outputs back to its opposing inputs and is commonly used in memory circuits to store a single data bit. Then the SR flip-flop actually has three inputs, Set, Reset and its current output Q relating to it's current state or history.
• #### What does J and K stand for in JK flip flop?

Actually, the choice of the letters "JK" in the JK flip flop do have significance. The JK flip flop was named after Jack Kilby, the Texas Instruments engineer that invented the integrated circuit in 1958. The modified RS circuit that eliminated race conditions was named JK in his honor.
• #### How does the D flip flop work?

The D flip-flop tracks the input, making transitions with match those of the input D. The D stands for "data"; this flip-flop stores the value that is on the data line. It can be thought of as a basic memory cell. A D flip-flop can be made from a set/reset flip-flop by tying the set to the reset through an inverter.
• #### What is clocked RS flip flop?

A simple clocked SR flipflop built from AND-gates in front of a basic SR flipflop with NOR-gates. Obviously, the values at the R and S inputs are gated with the clock signal C. Therefore, as long as the C signal stays at 0 value, the flipflop stores its value.
B.

### Why is it called a flip flop?

All you need to do to figure out why we call them "flip-flops" is to walk around in a pair of them for just a little while. Because of how they're made, the rubber soles slap against the bottom of your feet as you walk, making a flip-flop, flip-flop sound.

Unlike sturdy shoes, flip-flops aren't good for extensive walking because they offer no arch support, heel cushioning, or shock absorption, according to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA). Wearers can suffer foot pain due to lack of arch support, tendinitis, and even sprained ankles if they trip.
• #### What is SR flip flop?

A basic NAND gate SR flip-flop circuit provides feedback from both of its outputs back to its opposing inputs and is commonly used in memory circuits to store a single data bit. Then the SR flip-flop actually has three inputs, Set, Reset and its current output Q relating to it's current state or history.
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C.

### What is the difference between a JK flip flop and an SR flip flop?

The main difference between a JK flip-flop and an SR flip-flop is that in the JK flip-flop, both inputs can be HIGH. When both the J and K inputs are HIGH, the Q output is toggled, which means that the output alternates between HIGH and LOW. Thereby the invalid condition which occurs in the SR flipflop is eliminated.
• #### How can we eliminate race around condition?

Steps to avoid racing condition in JK Flip flop:
1. If the Clock On or High time is less than the propagation delay of the flip flop then racing can be avoided. This is done by using edge triggering rather than level triggering.
2. If the flip flop is made to toggle over one clock period then racing can be avoided.
• #### What is meant by race around condition?

A race condition is an undesirable situation that occurs when a device or system attempts to perform two or more operations at the same time, but because of the nature of the device or system, the operations must be done in the proper sequence to be done correctly.
• #### What is the definition of half adder?

The half adder is an example of a simple, functional digital circuit built from two logic gates. The half adder adds two one-bit binary numbers (AB). The output is the sum of the two bits (S) and the carry (C). Note how the same two inputs are directed to two different gates.

Updated: 6th October 2019