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Electronic Circuits, Systems and Standards - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750600682, 9781483144689

Electronic Circuits, Systems and Standards

1st Edition

The Best of EDN

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Editor: Ian Hickman
eBook ISBN: 9781483144689
Imprint: Newnes
Published Date: 27th February 1991
Page Count: 230
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Electronic Circuits, Systems and Standards: The Best of EDN is a collection of 66 EDN articles. The topics covered in this collection are diverse but all are relevant to controlled circulation electronics. The coverage of the text includes topics about software and algorithms, such as simple random number algorithm; simple log algorithm; and efficient algorithm for repeated FFTs. The book also tackles measurement related topics, including test for identifying a Gaussian noise source; enhancing product reliability; and amplitude-locked loop speeds filter test. The text will be useful to students and practitioners of electronics related discipline, such as electronics engineering, computer engineering, and computer science. Computer and electronics hobbyists and enthusiasts will also benefit from the book.

Table of Contents

1 XOR Gate Controls Oscillator Frequency

2 Circuit Converts Voltage Ratio to Frequency

3 MIL-STD-1553 Bus Finds Use in Diverse Military Systems

4 Diodes and Capacitors Imitate Transformer

5 Phase-Modulate Signals Digitally

6 Innovative Design Techniques Yield Optimum Counter Oscillator

7 Op amp, ADC Make Zero-Droop S/H

8 ISDN Terminals Simplify Data Transmissions

9 IF Chip Forms Audio Decibel-Level Detector

10 Versatile Ramp Generator Uses 1kbit RAM

11 ICs Simplify Design of Single-Sideband Receivers

12 Three-Rail Power Supply Uses Four Diodes

13 Sliding FFT Computes Frequency Spectra in Real Time

14 Variable-Q Bandpass Filter Fixes Gain

15 Enhanced Op Amp Delivers

16 Voltage References

17 CMOS Circuit Always Oscillates

18 CMOS Circuit Guaranteed to Oscillate

19 Micropower Op Amp Offers Simplicity and Versatility

20 Transistor Clipper Provides Flat-Top Output

21 Digitize Analog Functions Using Simple Procedures

22 Amplitude-Locked Loop Speeds Filter Test

23 Power MOSFETS and IGBTS

24 Amplifier has Infinite Time Constant

25 Voltage Divider Switch Adds Range to DPM

26 Troubleshooting is More Effective with the Right Philosophy

27 Op Amp Provides Phase-Locked Loop

28 Failure Analyses and Testing Yield Reliable Products

29 Replace Exclusive ORs with Resistors

30 MOSFETS Provide Low-Loss Rectification

31 Predictive Coding Improves ADC Performance

32 Op Amp Reduces Transformer Droop

33 Designed-In Safety Features Ease Compliance

34 JFET Serves as Low-Power Logic Translator

35 Floating-Point Math Handles Iterative and Recursive Algorithms

36 Multiple Technologies Produce Fast Clock

37 Power Isolators are Bidirectional

38 Make Passive Filters Active with a Floating Synthetic Inductor

39 Op Amp Provides Linear Current Source

40 Design Method Yields Low-Noise, Wide-Range Crystal Oscillators

41 Nonlinear Load Extends PLL Frequency Range

42 Squarewave Oscillator Spans DC to 20 MHz

43 Design Active Elliptic Filters with a 4-Function Calculator

44 Transistor Powers Low-Dropout Regulator

45 Simplify FIR-Filter Design with a Cookbook Approach

46 Single Cell Lights LED April 27 1989

47 Circuit Deletes Power-Line Cycles

48 Understand Capacitor Soakage to Optimize Analog Systems

49 Analog Delay Line Uses Digital Techniques

50 Nonlinear Components Lower Settling Time of Noise-reduction Filters

51 Intermittent Converter Saves Power

52 Amp Provides 100 V Common-Mode Range

53 Improve Circuit Performance with a 1-Op-Amp Current Pump

54 Two-Way Amplifier Uses Few Parts

55 Amplifier Handles Duplex Line

56 Active Feedback Improves Amplifier Phase Accuracy

57 Decode Overlapped EPROM, RAM And IO

58 Gain of Two Simplifies LP- Filter Design

59 Thermal Tester Verifies Transistors

60 Looking through the Right Window Improves Spectral Analysis

61 Divider Displays Uncanny Accuracy

62 Test Whether a Noise Source is Gaussian

63 Routine Gives Nonrepeat Random Numbers

64 Current-Feedback Amplifiers Benefit High Speed Designs

65 Step-up Converter Produces 5 V from 1.5 V

66 Simple Logarithms Speed Microprocessor Math Operations

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27th February 1991
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Ian Hickman

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Electronics author and freelance journalist

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