The Tab Guide to Vacuum Tube Audio: Understanding and Building Tube Amps

The Tab Guide to Vacuum Tube Audio: Understanding and Building Tube Amps

by Jerry C. Whitaker

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071753210
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 11/14/2011
Series: TAB Electronics Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 828,149
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Jerry C. Whitaker is Vice President of Standards Development at the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC), Washington, D.C. He was previously President of Technical Press, a consulting company based in the San Jose area. Whitaker has been involved in various aspects of the electronics industry for over 30 years, with specialization in communications. He is the former editorial director and associate publisher of Broadcast Engineering and Video Systems magazines, and a former radio station chief engineer and television news producer. Mr. Whitaker is a Fellow of the Society of Broadcast Engineers, an SBE-certified professional broadcast engineer, a fellow of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. An Overview of Vacuum Tube Audio Applications
Chapter 2. Passive Circuit Components
Chapter 3. Vacuum Tube Principles
Chapter 4. Vacuum Tube Circuits
Chapter 5. Interconnection, Layout, and Operating Environment
Chapter 6. Construction Project Considerations
Chapter 7. Tube Characteristics
Chapter 8. Project 1: Power Supply
Chapter 9. Project 2: Audio Preamplifiers
Chapter 10. Project 3: 15 W Audio Power Amplifier
Chapter 11. Project 4: 30 W Audio Power Amplifier
Chapter 12. Putting It All Together
Chapter 13. Final Thoughts
Appendix A. Notes and References
Index

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