Analog Electronics

Book description

Analog Electronics is an 11-chapter text that covers the significant advances in several aspects of analog electronics, with emphasis on how analog circuits work.

The opening chapters consider the passive and active components of analog circuits. The succeeding chapters deal with the amplification of audio-frequency electrical signals and their transformation into sound waves, as well as the passive signal processing and transmission. The discussion then shifts to the active signal processing in frequency and time domain. Other chapters examine the mechanism of radio-frequency circuits, signal sources, and power supplies. The closing chapter tackles the commercial and professional application of electronics.

This book will prove useful to engineers, technicians, and students.

Table of contents

  1. Front Cover
  2. Analog Electronics
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Table of Contents
  5. A note for North American readers
  6. Preface
  7. Chapter 1. Passive components
    1. Resistors
    2. Capacitors (1/2)
    3. Capacitors (2/2)
    4. Inductors and transformers (1/2)
    5. Inductors and transformers (2/2)
  8. Chapter 2. Passive circuits
    1. CR and LR circuits
    2. Time domain and frequency domain analysis
    3. Frequency analysis: pole – zero diagrams
    4. Resonant circuits (1/2)
    5. Resonant circuits (2/2)
    6. References
  9. Chapter 3. Active components
    1. Valves
    2. Semiconductor diodes
    3. Bipolar transistors (1/2)
    4. Bipolar transistors (2/2)
    5. Field effect transistors
    6. Thyristors
    7. Operational amplifiers (1/2)
    8. Operational amplifiers (2/2)
    9. Reference
  10. Chapter 4. Audio-frequency signals and reproduction
    1. Audio amplifiers
    2. Distortion
    3. Negative feedback (1/2)
    4. Negative feedback (2/2)
    5. Loudspeakers
    6. Signal sources (1/2)
    7. Signal sources (2/2)
    8. References
  11. Chapter 5. Passive signal processing and signal transmission
    1. Transmission line communication and attenuation
    2. Resistive line sections: pads
    3. Reactive line sections: delay lines
    4. Filters (1/2)
    5. Filters (2/2)
    6. References
  12. Chapter 6. Active signal processing in the frequency domain
    1. First-order active circuits
    2. Higher-order active circuits
    3. State variable filters
    4. Further high-order filter design (1/3)
    5. Further high-order filter design (2/3)
    6. Further high-order filter design (3/3)
    7. References
  13. Chapter 7. Active signal processing in the time domain
    1. Amplifier and multipliers
    2. Converters (1/2)
    3. Converters (2/2)
    4. Further applications of analog processing
    5. Pulse modulation (1/2)
    6. Pulse modulation (2/2)
    7. References
  14. Chapter 8. Radio-frequency circuits
    1. Modulation of radio waves
    2. Low-power RF amplifiers
    3. Stability
    4. Linearity
    5. Noise and dynamic range
    6. Impedances and gain
    7. Mixers
    8. Demodulators
    9. Oscillators (1/2)
    10. Oscillators (2/2)
    11. References
  15. Chapter 9. Signal sources
    1. Voltage references
    2. Non-sinusoidal waveform generators
    3. Sine wave generators (1/2)
    4. Sine wave generators (2/2)
    5. Voltage-controlled oscillators and phase detectors (1/2)
    6. Voltage-controlled oscillators and phase detectors (2/2)
    7. Noise generators
    8. References
  16. Chapter 10. Power supplies
    1. Batteries
    2. Rectifiers
    3. Mains transformers
    4. Linear stabilized supplies (1/2)
    5. Linear stabilized supplies (2/2)
    6. Inverters and frequency converters
    7. DC converters
    8. High-frequency switching supplies
    9. Non-isolated low-voltage supplies
    10. References
  17. Chapter 11. Tricks of the trade
    1. Extremes and normalizing
    2. FDNRs and filter design (1/2)
    3. FDNRs and filter design (2/2)
    4. Synthetic inductors
    5. Component tolerances
    6. Power supplies (1/2)
    7. Power supplies (2/2)
    8. Amplifiers
    9. Decoupling and characteristic separation
    10. Audio oscillators and signal processing (1/2)
    11. Audio oscillators and signal processing (2/2)
    12. Conclusion
    13. References
  18. APPENDICES
    1. Appendix 1: Resistors
    2. Appendix 2: Universal resonance curve for series resonant circuit
    3. Appendix 3: Normalized values
    4. Appendix 4: Network performance: summary diagrams
    5. Appendix 5: Scatteríng paranneters
    6. Appendix 6: Battery equivalents and battery performance data (1/2)
    7. Appendix 6: Battery equivalents and battery performance data (2/2)
    8. Appendix 7: Comparative gauges for copper winding wires
  19. Index

Product information

  • Title: Analog Electronics
  • Author(s): Ian Hickman
  • Release date: October 2013
  • Publisher(s): Newnes
  • ISBN: 9781483162287