Williams, Jim.

Analog Circuit Design : Art, Science, and Personalities. - 1 online resource (409 pages) - eBooks on Demand .

Front Cover -- Analog Circuit Design: Art, Science, and Personalities -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Contributors -- Part One: Introduction -- Chapter 1. Barometers and Analog Design -- Chapter 2. Analogs Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, or Metaphors of the Continuum -- Overlook -- Auguries -- Chapter 3. It's an Analog World-Or Is It? -- Chapter 4. Is Analog Circuit Design Dead? -- Part Two: What Is Analog Design? -- Chapter 5. On Being the Machine -- Chapter 6. Reflections of a Dinosaur -- Chapter 7. Max Wien, Mr. Hewlett, and a Rainy Sunday Afternoon -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Part Three: The Making of an Analog Engineer -- Chapter 8. True Analog Circuit Design -- Example 1. The Astable Multivibrator -- Example 2. The Precision Rectifier -- Example 3. The Transition Pulse Generator -- Chapter 9. The Story of the P2-The First Successful Solid-State Operational Amplifier with Picoampere Input Currents -- Vignettes: Additional Little Stories about the P2 -- Notes on George Philbrick's P7 Circuit -- Comments on Bob Matter's P2 Circuit -- Comments on Rustrak data -- Chapter 10. Propagation of the Race (of Analog Circuit Designers) -- Chapter 11. The Process of Analog Design -- Design-A Process -- The Quest -- Not Much Known -- Chaos -- Getting Rid of Excess Baggage -- Analyze Later -- Don't Forget the Fixed Overhead -- Forget the Window Dressing-For Now -- Synergy! -- Be Careful -- Ideas are Fragile! -- Make the Proposer Explain It -- Now Tear It Apart -- Back to the Drawing Board -- Let Others Contribute! -- Change? Aaaargh -- If Not You, Who? -- Eagle's View -- Have Fun -- Chapter 12. Analog Design Discipline -- Chapter 13. Should Ohm's Law Be Repealed? -- Part Four: Intuitions and Insights -- Chapter 14. Good Engineering and Fast Vertical Amplifiers -- History of Fast Vertical Amplifiers. Good Engineering and a Counter Example -- 15. Understanding Why Things Don't Work -- Explanation as a Design Tool -- Basic Tools for Understanding -- Chapter 16. Building Blocks for the Linear IC Designer -- P-N Junctions -- Junction Transistors -- An Improved Junction Transistor -- Simple Current Mirror -- Improving the Current Mirror -- A Simple Transconductance Model -- Another Important Relationship -- A Current Mirror Using a Zero Gain Amplifier -- A Simple Differential Amplifier -- Making a Simple Op Amp -- Chapter 17. How to Design Analog Circuits without a Computer or a Lot of Paper -- My Background -- Breaking Down a Circuit -- Equivalent Circuits -- Stock Parts Values -- RC Networks -- Stabilizing a Feedback Loop -- Circuit Impedance -- New Parts -- Breadboarding -- Testing -- How Much To Learn -- Settling Time Tester -- Chapter 18. Starting to Like Electronics in Your Twenties -- Simple Yet Powerful Circuits with Five or Fewer Transistors -- Layout Considerations -- Conventional Wisdom and Its Pitfalls -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 19. Where Do Little Circuits Come From? -- Chapter 20. The Process of Analog Design -- Historical Background -- The Gathering Phase -- Chapter 21. The Art of Good Analog Circuit Design: Some Basic Problems and Possible Solutions -- Circuit Element Problems and Possible Solutions -- Computer Simulation -- Design Approaches -- Future Designs -- Chapter 22. My Approach to Feedback Loop Design -- My Approach to Design -- What Is a V/l Source? -- An Ideal V/I Source -- Designing a V/I Source -- Capacitive Load Compensation -- Model to Investigate Overshoot -- Back To The Frequency Domain -- Range of Compensation Required -- Phase Margin Approach to Loop Compensation -- LTX Device Power Source (DPS) Performance -- Summary of My Method -- Chapter 23. The Zoo Circuit -- References. Part Five: Techniques, Tips, and Applications -- Chapter 24. Reality Driven Analog Integrated Circuit Design -- Section 0. What's All This Analog Stuff Anyway? -- Section 1. Technological Peepshow -- Section 2. Philosophical Considerations -- Section 3. The CAD Revolution -- Circuit Simulation -- References -- Chapter 25. Current-Feedback Amplifiers -- The Conventional Op Amp -- Gain-Bandwidth Trade-off -- Slew-Rate Limiting -- The Current-Feedback Amplifier -- No Gain-Bandwidth Trade-off -- Absence of Slew-Rate Limiting -- Second-Order Effects -- CF Application Considerations -- CF Amp Integrators -- Stray Input-Capacitance Compensation -- Noise in CF Amp Circuits -- References -- Chapter 26. Analog Extensions of Digital Time and Frequency Generation -- VCO Design -- Loop Design -- Systematic Noise -- Shielding -- Thermal Noise -- Shot Noise -- VCO Noise Contribution -- Analog Search Control -- Removing Fractional Spurs -- Time Synthesizers -- Lightning Empiricism -- References -- Chapter 27. Some Practical Aspects of SPICE Modeling for Analog Circuits -- Some General Requirements -- Modeling Operational Amplifiers and Comparators -- Modeling Current Feedback Operational Amplifiers -- References -- Chapter 28. Design of Crystal Oscillator Circuits -- Circuit Characteristics -- Design Basics -- Oscillator Circuits -- Which Circuit Should You Use? -- Circuit Loading Effect on Crystal Q -- Testing and Optimizing -- Electrical Properties of Oscillator Crystals -- References -- Chapter 29. A Tale of Voltage-to-Frequency Converters -- Ancient History -- Less Ancient History -- Vignettes-Little Stories... -- Notes on "Markets -- How Dose that Kluge Work? -- A Final Note -- Chapter 30. Op Amps and Their Characteristics -- Brief History -- Block Diagram -- Gain -- The Comparator -- The Follower -- Application Principles -- Properties of Non-Ideal Op Amps. Index -- Troubleshooting Analog Circuits.

9781483105154


Linear integrated circuits-Design and construction.


Electronic books.

TK7874 .A535 1993

621.3815