Electronic Test Instruments Analog and Digital Measurements

ISBN-10: 0130668303

ISBN-13: 9780130668301

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Robert A. Witte

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Electronic instruments: theory, applications, and real-world practice. bull; bull;The practical guide to electronic test and measurement: instruments and techniques, digital and analog bull;Measurement techniques for maximizing accuracy bull;Meters, signal sources, oscilloscopes, frequency counters, power supplies, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, logic analyzers, and more bull;Includes many circuit models and conceptual block diagrams Electronic Test Instruments: Analog and Digital Measurements, Second Edition offers a thorough, unified, up-to-date survey of the entire field of electronic instrumentation: instruments and techniques, digital and analog. Robert A. Witte first introduces basic measurement theory, then covers each type of commonly used electronic test equipment. Using detailed examples, Witte shows how these systems are applied in real-world applications, introducing core functionality and showing how to choose the right instrument for each task. This new second edition has been updated throughout, reflecting the latest technologies and presenting extensive new coverage of digital oscilloscopes and power supplies. bull; bull;Introduces essential measurement theory and explains its relationship to practical measurements bull;Covers all mainstream test instruments, including meters, signal sources, oscilloscopes, frequency counters, power supplies, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, logic probes, and logic analyzers bull;Presents circuit models and conceptual block diagrams that clarify the behavior of complex circuits and instruments bull;Explains key commonalities and differences between digital and analog instrumentation from the user's standpoint bull;Introduces advanced circuit concepts and techniques that help users achieve higher quality measurements bull;Illuminates important concepts such as loading effect, grounding, and bandwidth
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List price: $64.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/21/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Robert A. Witte has spent his entire career in the electronic measurement industry, working first for Hewlett-Packard, then Agilent Technologies and Keysight Technologies. He has contributed to the development of spectrum analysers, network analysers and digital oscilloscopes and has two patents relating to that work. He has worked in a broad collection of technologies, including analog/RF circuits, digital circuits and software design at a number of HP/Agilent locations.

Measurement Theory
Electrical Quantities
Direct Current
Alternating Current
RMS Value
Average Value
Crest Factor
AC Power
Nonsinusoidal Waveforms
Square Wave
Pulse Train
Combined DC and AC
Modulated Signals
Absolute Decibel Values
Measurement Error
The Loading Effect
The Voltage Divider
Maximum Voltage Transfer
Maximum Power Transfer
Instrument Inputs
Rise Time
Bandwidth Limitation on Square Wave
Digital Signals
Logic Families
Voltmeters, Ammeters, and Ohmmeters
DC Voltmeters
AC Voltmeters
RF Probes
Ammeter Used as a Voltmeter
Voltmeter Used as an Ammeter
Current-Sense Resistor
AC Ammeter
Voltmeter--Ammeter Method
Series Ohmmeter
Current--Source Method
4-Wire Ohms Measurements
Meter Range
Other Multimeter Functions
Signal Sources
Circuit Model
Floating and Grounded Outputs
Sine Wave Sources
Imperfections in Sine Wave Sources
Function Generators
Pulse Generators
RF Signal Generators
Summary of Signal Sources
The Oscilloscope Concept
Analog Scope Block Diagram
Digital Scope Block Diagram
Sample Rate
Real-Time Sampling
Repetitive Sampling
Acquisition/Sweep Control
Vertical Amplifier
Vertical Resolution
AC and DC Coupling
Bandwidth Limit
X-Y Display Mode
High Impedance Inputs
50-[Omega] Inputs
Digital Acquisition and Display Techniques
Oscilloscope Specifications
Mixed Signal Oscilloscope
Oscilloscope Probes
Probe Compensation
Active Probes
Differential Measurements
High-Voltage Probe
Current Probes
Oscilloscope Measurements
Basic Waveform Measurements
Voltage Gain Measurement
Phase Measurements
Frequency Measurement (Lissajous Method)
Digital Signal Measurement
Frequency Response Measurement
Square Wave Test
Linearity Measurement
Curve Tracer Measurement Technique
Diode I-V Characteristic
Resistor I-V Characteristic
Amplitude Modulation Measurement
Power Measurement
FFT Measurements
Basic Time Domain Reflectometry
Electronic Counters
Basic Frequency Counter
Frequency Dividers
Period Measurement
Reciprocal Counter
Universal Counter
Gated Counter Measurements
Timebase Accuracy
Input Impedance
Frequency Counter Specifications
Time Interval Analyzer
Power Supplies
Power Supplies
Circuit Model
Constant-Voltage Operation
Constant-Current Operation
CV-CC Operation
Overvoltage/Overcurrent Protection
Remote Sensing
Measurement Capability
Power Supply Specifications
Spectrum and Network Analyzers
Spectrum Analyzers
Bank-of-Filters Spectrum Analyzer
FFT Spectrum Analyzers
Resolution Bandwidth
Narrowband and Broadband Measurements
Swept Spectrum Analyzers
Spectrum Analyzer Measurements
Network Analyzers
Distortion Analyzers
RF Power Measurements
RF Power Meter
Logic Analyzers
Logic Probes
Oscilloscope Logic Measurements
Logic Analyzers
Timing Analyzer
Glitch Detect
Digital Logic Test Example
State Analyzer
Data Formats
State Display
Timing Display
Microprocessor Measurement
Storage Qualification
Trigger Events and Sequencing
Microprocessor Program Flow
Logic Analyzer Probing
Combined Scope and Logic Analyzer
PC-Hosted Logic Analyzer
Circuits for Electronic Measurements
Resistance Measurement--Indirect Method
Output Resistance
Input Resistance
Bridge Measurements
RL and RC Circuits
Resonant Circuits
Diode Measurement Circuit
Instrument Connections
Power Splitters and Combiners
Measurement Filters
Table of Electrical Parameters, Units, and Standard Abbreviations
Mathematical Derivations of Equations
Average (Mean) Value of a Waveform
RMS Value of Waveform
Full-Wave Rectified Average Value of a Waveform
Bandwidth and Rise Time for a Single-Pole System
Frequency Response Due to Coupling Capacitor
Polar and Rectangular Formats
Resonant Frequency
Binary, Hexadecimal, Decimal, and ASCII Table
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