Electronic Circuits, Systems and Standards

Electronic Circuits, Systems and Standards

The Best of EDN

1st Edition - February 27, 1991

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  • Editor: Ian Hickman
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483144689

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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

    Subject Index




Product details

  • No. of pages: 230
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Newnes 1991
  • Published: February 27, 1991
  • Imprint: Newnes
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483144689

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Ian Hickman

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Electronics author and freelance journalist

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