Electronic Technology Handbook / Edition 1

Electronic Technology Handbook / Edition 1

by Neil Sclater
     
 

Get Up To Speed on the Fast-Moving World of Electronics Technology. If you want a better understanding of the state-of-the-art in electronics, the Electronics Technology Handbook is the place to start. The only reference book that offers concise, accurate explanations of hundreds of topics over the full spectrum of modern electronics, it provides useful information

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Overview

Get Up To Speed on the Fast-Moving World of Electronics Technology. If you want a better understanding of the state-of-the-art in electronics, the Electronics Technology Handbook is the place to start. The only reference book that offers concise, accurate explanations of hundreds of topics over the full spectrum of modern electronics, it provides useful information on subjects from basic components and building block circuits to products, systems, and key manufacturing processes. Written in a style that will be clear to everyone from sutdents and hobbyists to engineers and managers, the Handbook spares you the task of interpreting complex specialized technical language and perplexing mathematics to gain insight into electronics technology and its future. Neil Sclater's Electronics Technology Handbook provides you with the background you'll need to understand those electronic products and systems that are now woven into the fabric of our daily lives.

Inside you'll find - Complete encyclopedia-style articles covering a broad range of contemporary electronic devices, products, and systems; how they work and how they interact; More than 500 concept-clarifying illustrations; Easy-to-grasp explanations of such leading-edge subjects as microprocessors, computers, memory devices, and cell phones;

Extensive cross-referencing of the contents of 30 independent topical sections.

Neil Sclater is an editor/writer who has written extensively on high technology for publication in various books and magazines. He is the author or co-author of seven McGraw-Hill books, including the McGraw-Hill Electronics Dictionary, Sixth Edition.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070580480
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
05/31/1999
Series:
McGraw-Hill Electronics Handbooks Ser.
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.72(d)

Meet the Author

Neil Sclater is an editor/writer who has written extensively on high technology for publication in various books and magazines. He is the author or co-author of seven McGraw-Hill books, including the McGraw-Hill Electronics Dictionary, Sixth Edition.

Table of Contents

Preface
Sect. 1Passive Electronic Components1
Sect. 2Active Discrete Components29
Sect. 3Electromechanical Components51
Sect. 4Basic Amplifier and Oscillator Circuits65
Sect. 5Fundamental Electronic Circuits83
Sect. 6Antennas and Feed Horns93
Sect. 7Microwave and UHF Technology121
Sect. 8Analog and Linear Integrated Circuits147
Sect. 9Digital Logic and Integrated Circuits159
Sect. 10Batteries and Power Supplies187
Sect. 11Electronic Test Instruments203
Sect. 12Optoelectronic Components and Communication223
Sect. 13Optoelectronic Display Technology247
Sect. 14Microprocessors and Microcontrollers265
Sect. 15Computer Technology275
Sect. 16Computer Peripheral Devices and Equipment293
Sect. 17Electronic Sensors and Transducers317
Sect. 18Radio Transmitters and Receivers335
Sect. 19Television Broadcasting and Receiving Technology347
Sect. 20Telecommunications Technology363
Sect. 21Consumer Electronics Products387
Sect. 22Industrial Electronics Technology405
Sect. 23Military and Aerospace Electronic Systems421
Sect. 24Marine Electronics Technology455
Sect. 25Scientific and Medical Instrumentation465
Sect. 26Semiconductor Device Manufacturing475
Sect. 27Semiconductor Device Packaging495
Sect. 28Electronic Circuit Packaging and Assembly509
Sect. 29Electronic Hardware: Wire, Cable, and Connectors523
Sect. 30Component and Circuit Protection541
Bibliography549
Index551

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