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Analog Circuit Design : Art, Science and Personalities

By: Williams, Jim.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.EDN Series for Design Engineers: Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2013Description: 1 online resource (409 p.).ISBN: 9780080499079.Subject(s): Electronic circuit design | Electronic circuit design | Linear integrated circuits | Linear integrated circuits -- Design and construction | Maintenance and repairGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Analog Circuit Design : Art, Science and PersonalitiesDDC classification: 621.381/5 | 621.3815 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover; Analog Circuit Design: Art, Science, and Personalities; Copyright Page; Dedication; 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. If'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 EngineerChapter 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 Malter'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 QuestNot 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 Should Ohm's Law Be Repealed?; Part Four: Intuitions and Insights; Chapter 14.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 ExampleChapter 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; Improving the Simple Current Mirror; 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 PaperMy 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
Summary: This book is far more than just another tutorial or reference guide - it's a tour through the world of analog design, combining theory and applications with the philosophies behind the design process. Readers will learn how leading analog circuit designers approach problems and how they think about solutions to those problems. They'll also learn about the `analog way' - a broad, flexible method of thinking about analog design tasks.A comprehensive and useful guide to analog theory and applications. Covers visualizing the operation of analog circuits. Looks at how to rapidly determine workable
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Front Cover; Analog Circuit Design: Art, Science, and Personalities; Copyright Page; Dedication; 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. If'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 EngineerChapter 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 Malter'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 QuestNot 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 ExampleChapter 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; Improving the Simple Current Mirror; 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 PaperMy 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

This book is far more than just another tutorial or reference guide - it's a tour through the world of analog design, combining theory and applications with the philosophies behind the design process. Readers will learn how leading analog circuit designers approach problems and how they think about solutions to those problems. They'll also learn about the `analog way' - a broad, flexible method of thinking about analog design tasks.A comprehensive and useful guide to analog theory and applications. Covers visualizing the operation of analog circuits. Looks at how to rapidly determine workable

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