Op Amp Applications Handbook

Op Amp Applications Handbook

1st Edition - November 29, 2004

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  • Author: Walt Jung
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080491998
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780750678445

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Operational amplifiers play a vital role in modern electronics design. The latest op amps have powerful new features, making them more suitable for use in many products requiring weak signal amplification, such as medical devices, communications technology, optical networks, and sensor interfacing. The Op Amp Applications Handbook may well be the ultimate op amp reference book available. This book is brimming with up-to-date application circuits, valuable design tips, and in-depth coverage of the latest techniques to simplify op amp circuit designs, and improve their performance. As an added bonus, a selection on the history of op amp development provides an extensive and expertly researched overview, of interest to anyone involved in this important area of electronics.

Key Features

* Seven major sections packed with technical information

* Anything an engineer will want to know about designing with op amps can be found in this book

* Op Amp Applications Handbook is a practical reference for a challenging engineering field.


Electronics engineers and audio engineers; electronics technicians; engineering students; electronics hobbyists

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
    Op Amp History Highlights

    Chapter 1: Op Amp Basics
    Section 1-1: Introduction
    Section 1-2: Op Amp Topologies
    Section 1-3: Op Amp Structures
    Section 1-4: Op Amp Specifications
    Section 1-5: Precision Op Amps
    Section 1-6: High Speed Op Amps

    Chapter 2: Specialty Amplifiers
    Section 2-1: Instrumentation Amplifiers
    Section 2-2: Programmable Gain Amplifiers
    Section 2-3: Isolation Amplifiers

    Chapter 3: Using Op Amps with Data Converters
    Section 3-1: Introduction
    Section 3-2: ADC/DAC Specifications
    Section 3-3: Driving ADC Inputs
    Section 3-4: Driving ADC/DAC Reference Inputs
    Section 3-5: Buffering DAC Outputs

    Chapter 4: Sensor Signal Conditioning
    Section 4-1: Introduction
    Section 4-2: Bridge Circuits
    Section 4-3: Strain, Force, Pressure and Flow
    Section 4-4: High Impedance Sensors
    Section 4-5: Temperature Sensors

    Chapter 5: Analog Filters
    Section 5-1: Introduction
    Section 5-2: The Transfer Function
    Section 5-3: Time Domain Response
    Section 5-4: Standard Responses
    Section 5-5: Frequency Transformations
    Section 5-6: Filter Realizations
    Section 5-7: Practical Problems in Filter
    Section 5-8: Design Examples

    Chapter 6: Signal Amplifiers
    Section 6-1: Audio Amplifiers
    Section 6-2: Buffer Amplifiers and Driving
    Capacitive Loads
    Section 6-3: Video Amplifiers
    Section 6-4: Communication Amplifiers
    Section 6-5: Amplifier Ideas
    Section 6-6: Composite Amplifiers

    Chapter 7: Hardware and Housekeeping Techniques
    Section 7-1: Passive Components
    Section 7-2: PCB Design Issues
    Section 7-3: Op Amp Power Supply Systems
    Section 7-4: Op Amp Protection
    Section 7-5: Thermal Considerations
    Section 7-6: EMI/RFI Considerations
    Section 7-7: Simulation, Breadboarding and

    Chapter 8: Op Amp History
    Section 8-1: Introduction
    Section 8-2: Vacuum Tube Op Amps
    Section 8-3: Solid-State Modular and Hybrid Op
    Section 8-4: IC Op Amps


Product details

  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Newnes 2004
  • Published: November 29, 2004
  • Imprint: Newnes
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080491998
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780750678445

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Walt Jung

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