Intuitive Analog Circuit Design

ISBN-10: 0750677864

ISBN-13: 9780750677868

Edition: 2006

Authors: Marc T. Thompson

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Describing intuitive techniques for designing and analyzing analog circuits, this book includes transistor amplifiers (CMOS and bipolar), transistor switching, thermal circuit design, magnetic circuit design, control systems, and the like. It also outlines ways of thinking about analog circuits and systems.
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List price: $84.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 4/27/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.244

Introduction and Motivation
The Need for Analog Designers
Some Early History of Technological Advances in Analog Integrated Circuits
Digital vs. Analog Implementation: Designer's Choice
So, Why Do We Become Analog Designers?
Note on Nomenclature in this Text
Note on Coverage in this Book
U.S. Patents
Review of Signal-Processing Basics
Review of Laplace Transforms, Transfer Functions and Pole-Zero Plots
First-Order System Response
Second-Order Systems
Review of Resonant Electrical Circuits
Use of Energy Methods to Analyze Undamped Resonant Circuits
Transfer Functions, Pole/Zero Plots and Bode Plots
Risetime for Cascaded Systems
Chapter 2 Problems
Review of Diode Physics and the Ideal (and Later, Nonideal) Diode
Current Flow in Insulators, Good Conductors and Semiconductors
Electrons and Holes
Drift, Diffusion, Recombination and Generation
Effects of Semiconductor Doping
PN Junction Under Thermal Equilibrium
PN Junction Under Applied Forward Bias
Reverse Biased Diode
Ideal Diode Equation
Charge Storage in Diodes
Charge Storage in the Diode Under Forward Bias
Reverse Recovery in Bipolar Diodes
Reverse Breakdown
Taking a Look at a Diode Datasheet
Some Quick Comments on Schottky Diodes
Chapter 3 Problems
Bipolar Transistor Models
A Little Bit of History
Basic NPN Transistor
Transistor Models in Different Operating Regions
Low-Frequency Incremental Bipolar Transistor Model
High-Frequency Incremental Model
Reading a Transistor Datasheet
Limitations of Hybrid-Pi Model
Chapter 4 Problems
Basic Bipolar Transistor Amplifiers and Biasing
The Issue of Transistor Biasing
Some Transistor Amplifiers
Chapter 5 Problems
Bandwidth Estimation Techniques and the Method of Open-Circuit Time Constants
Introduction to Open-Circuit Time Constants
Transistor Amplifier Examples
Chapter 6 Problems
Advanced Transistor Amplifier Techniques
Worst-Case Open-Circuit Time Constant Calculations
High-Frequency Output and Input Impedance of Emitter-Follower Buffers
Short-Circuit Time Constants
Pole Splitting
Chapter 7 Problems
High-Gain Bipolar Amplifiers and BJT Current Mirrors
The Need to Augment the Hybrid-Pi Model
Base-Width Modulation
Finding Parameters from a Transistor Datasheet
Common-Emitter Amplifier with Current Source Load
Building Blocks
Chapter 8 Problems
Introduction to MOSFET Devices and Basic MOS Amplifiers
Some Early History of Field-Effect Transistors
Qualitative Discussion of Basic MOS Devices
Figuring Out the V/I Curve of a MOS Device
MOS Small-Signal Model (Low Frequency)
MOS Small-Signal Model (High Frequency)
Basic MOS Amplifiers
Chapter 9 Problems
Bipolar Transistor Switching and the Charge Control Model
Development of the Switching Models
Reverse-Active Region
Junction Capacitances
Relationship Between Charge Control and Hybrid-Pi Parameters
Finding Junction Capacitances from the Datasheet
Manufacturers' Testing
Charge Control Model Examples
Emitter Switching
2N2222 Datasheet Excerpts
Chapter 10 Problems
Review of Feedback Systems
Introduction and Some Early History of Feedback Control
Invention of the Negative Feedback Amplifier
Control System Basics
Loop Transmission and Disturbance Rejection
Routh Stability Criterion
The Phase Margin and Gain Margin Tests
Relationship Between Damping Ratio and Phase Margin
Loop Compensation Techniques-Lead and Lag Networks
Parenthetical Comment on Some Interesting Feedback Loops
MATLAB Scripts
Chapter 11 Problems
Basic Operational Amplifier Topologies and a Case Study
Basic Device Operation
Brief Review of LM741 Op-Amp Schematic
Some Real-World Limitations of Operational Amplifiers
Chapter 12 Problems
Review of Current Feedback Operational Amplifiers
Conventional Voltage-Feedback Op-Amp and the Constant "Gain Bandwidth Product" Paradigm
Slew Rate Limitations in Conventional Op-Amps
Basic Current Feedback Op-Amp
Absence of Slew Rate Limit in Current Feedback Op-Amps
Manufacturer's Datasheet Information for a Current Feedback Amplifier
A More Detailed Model and Some Comments on Current-Feedback Op-Amp Limitations
Chapter 13 Problems
Analog Low-Pass Filters
Review of Low-Pass Filter Basics
Butterworth Filter
Chebyshev Filter
Bessel Filter
Comparison of Responses of Different Filter Types
Filter Implementation
Chapter 14 Problems
Review of Passive Components and a Case Study in PC Board Layout
Comments on Surface-Mount Resistors
Comments on Resistor Types
Discussion of Printed-Circuit Board Layout Issues
Approximate Inductance of a PC Board Trace Above a Ground Plane
Chapter 15 Problems
Other Useful Design Techniques and Loose Ends
Thermal Circuits
Steady-State Model of Conductive Heat Transfer
Thermal Energy Storage
Using Thermal Circuit Analogies to Determine Static Semiconductor Junction Temperature
Mechanical Circuit Analogies
The Translinear Principle
Input Impedance of Infinitely Long Resistive Ladder
Transmission Lines 101
Node Equations and Cramer's Rule
Finding Oscillation Modes
Some Comments on Scaling Laws in Nature
Chapter 16 Problems
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