Hands-On Electronics A Practical Introduction to Analog and Digital Circuits

ISBN-10: 0521893518

ISBN-13: 9780521893510

Edition: 2002

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Description: Teaches analog and digital circuit theory by building working circuits. For college students and self-study. All the major topics for a typical one-semester course are covered.

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List price: $64.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/15/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Daniel M. Kaplan received his Ph.D. in Physics in 1979 from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He has taught electronics laboratory courses for non-electrical-engineering majors over a fifteen-year period at Northern Illinois University and at the Illinois Institute of Technology, where he is currently Professor of Physics and Director of the Center for Accelerator and Particle Physics.

Christopher White is a mobile software engineer at Medialets, Inc., the mobile advertising network. He is a self-taught programmer who specializes in iOS development, and has experience with Android, Windows Mobile and Blackberry developer environments. He has 10 years of experience with Objective-C, JavaScript, and mobile Web development. He holds engineering degrees from Princeton University and Carnegie Mellon University. He is based in Brooklyn, New York.

List of figures
List of tables
About the authors
To the Reader
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Equipment familiarization: multimeter, breadboard, and oscilloscope
Multimeter
Breadboard
Measuring voltage
Measuring current; resistance and Ohm's law
Measuring resistance
Oscilloscope
Probes and probe test
Display
Vertical controls
Horizontal sweep
Triggering
Additional features
RC circuits
Review of capacitors
Use of capacitors; review of AC circuits
Types and values of capacitors
Review of current, voltage, and power
Destructive demonstration of resistor power rating
Potentiometer as voltage divider
DC voltage divider
AC voltage divider
RC circuit
RC circuit as integrator
Low-pass filter
RC circuit as differentiator
High-pass filter
Summary of high- and low-pass filters
Diodes
Semiconductor basics
Types of diodes
Rectification
Diode action--a more sophisticated view
Measuring the diode characteristic
Exploring rectification
Input and output impedance
Bipolar transistors
Bipolar-junction-transistor basics
Basic definitions
Simplest way to analyze transistor circuits
Ebers-Moll transistor model
Experiments
Checking transistors with a meter
Emitter follower
Common-emitter amplifier
Collector as current source
Transistor switch
Additional exercises
Darlington connection
Push-pull driver
Common-base amplifier
Transistors II: FETs
Field-effect transistors
FET characteristics
Modeling FET action
Exercises
FET characteristics
FET current source
Source follower
JFET amplifier
Transistors III: differential amplifier
Differential amplifier
Operating principle
Expected differential gain
Measuring the differential gain
Input offset voltage
Common-mode gain
Op amps and their building blocks
Current mirror
Differential amplifier with current-source loads
Improved current mirror
Wilson current mirror
Introduction to operational amplifiers
The 741 operational amplifier
741 pinout and power connections
An ideal op amp
Gain of inverting and noninverting amplifiers
Op amp 'golden rules'
The nonideal op amp
Experiments
Testing open-loop gain
Inverting amplifier
Noninverting amplifier
Voltage follower
Difference amplifier
Additional experiments
Current source
Noninverting summing amp with difference amplifier
More op amp applications
Op amp signal processing
Differentiator
Integrator
Logarithmic and exponential amplifiers
Experiments
Differential and integral amplifiers
Logarithmic and exponential amplifiers
Op amp active rectifier
Op amp with push-pull power driver
Additional exercises
Comparators and oscillators
Experiments
Op amp as comparator
Unintentional feedback: oscillation
Intentional positive feedback: Schmitt trigger
RC relaxation oscillator
555 timer IC
Additional experiments
Alarm!
Sine/cosine oscillator
Active bandpass filter
Combinational logic
Digital logic basics
Logic levels
Logic families and history
Logic gates
Summary of Boolean algebra
CMOS and TTL compared
Diode logic
Transistor-transistor logic (TTL)
Complementary MOSFET logic (CMOS)
Powering TTL and TTL-compatible integrated circuits
Experiments
LED logic indicators and level switches
MOSFETs
CMOS NAND gate
Using NANDs to implement other logic functions
TTL quad XOR gate
Additional exercises
7485 4-bit magnitude comparator
Flip-flops: saving a logic state
General comments
Schematics
Breadboard layout
Synchronous logic
Timing diagrams
Flip-flop basics
Simple RS latch
D-type flip-flop
JK flip-flop
Tri-state outputs
Flip-flop applications
Divide-by-four from JK flip-flops
Contact bounce
Electronic coin toss
Monostables, counters, multiplexers, and RAM
Multivibrators
Counters
Experiments
Bi-quinary ripple counter
Monostable multivibrator
Multiplexer and finite-state machine
RAM
Digital [left and right arrow] analog conversion
A simple D/A converter fabricated from familiar chips
Tracking ADC
080x ADC and DAC chips
Successive-approximation ADC
Additional exercises
Digital recording
Successive-approximation ADC built from components
Further reading
Equipment and supplies
Common abbreviations and circuit symbols
RC circuits: frequency-domain analysis
Pinouts
Glossary of basic electrical and electronic terms
Index
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