Demystifying Mixed Signal Test Methods

By

  • Mark Baker, Texas Instruments, Dallas, TX, USA

Mixed Signal Test Methods Demystified is a less theoretical, less mathematical, and more applications-oriented approach than other books available on the topic. In effect, this book will give readers a "just in time" understanding of the essentials of mixed signal testing techniques. Emphasis will be on commonly used devices and systems (such as PLLs and DSP) that engineers encounter in their daily tasks. Sampling theory is covered in detail, as this is the foundation for understanding all mixed signal testing technique, and readers will have a strong intuitive grasp of this topic after finishing this book.Baker aims to develop an intuitive understanding of mixed signal testing that minimizes the mathematics required and is germane to the sort of testing requirements found in typical engineering situations.
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Audience

Electrical and Electronics Engineers designing systems and circuits that employ some form of mixed signal technology as well as Engineering technicians, scientists and students in related fields.

 

Book information

  • Published: May 2003
  • Imprint: NEWNES
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-7616-8


Table of Contents

Introduction; Mixed Signal Measurements and Parameters; Sampling Theory for Signal Generation; Sampling Theory for Signal Acquisition; Frequency Domain Analysis and the FFT; DSP Based Testing; DAC Test Applications; ADC Test Applications; Test Circuit Design Considerations; Mixed Signal Test Application - Codec Testing