The Design Analysis Handbook
A Practical Guide to Design Validation
- N. Edward Walker, Ed Walker is the president of Design/Analysis Consultants, Inc. (DACI). Located in Tampa, Florida, DACI provides design, analysis, andtroubleshooting services nationwide to leading technology firms. The Design Analysis Handbook is the result of Mr. Walker's extensive experience inapplying practical and innovative math-based solutions to achieve highly-reliable electronic systems. www.daci-wca.com.
"...A book that should be on the shelf of every digital or analog electronic-system designer." - Frank Goodenough, Electronic DesignThis Handbook offers design engineers and managers immediately useful, meat-and-potatoes techniques for achieving design validation by analysis in an easy-to-read style. The book contains numerous useful and interestingtips for electronics circuit designers. Examples of rectifier circuits, power supplies, digital timing, thermal analysis, grounding and layout, and EMI/noise control are examined in detail with fully worked-out numerical examples.If you need to create reliable, cost-effective, optimized designs, The Design Analysis Handbook provides a practical framework for integrating quality into the design process from start to finish. The methodology used is called Worst Case Analysis Plus (WCA+), a design-validation tool that demands thoroughness and analytical thinking by the user.A guide to assessing and validating circuit design, The Design Analysis Handbook presents processes and mathematical tools in a straightforward, real-world manner. Unique features of the approach include chapters on safety, bad science, and surviving high-pressure design projects.N. Edward Walker is the president of Design/Analysis Consultants, Inc., based in Tampa, Florida. The Handbook is based on DACI's extensive experience in the design and analysis of highly-reliable electronic systems.
Design engineers and students