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The Art of Electronics: The x Chapters / Edition 1

The Art of Electronics: The x Chapters / Edition 1

by Paul Horowitz, Winfield HillPaul Horowitz


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The Art of Electronics: The x-Chapters expands on topics introduced in the best-selling third edition of The Art of Electronics, completing the broad discussions begun in the latter. In addition to covering more advanced materials relevant to its companion, The x-Chapters also includes extensive treatment of many topics in electronics that are particularly novel, important, or just exotic and intriguing. Think of The x-Chapters as the missing pieces of The Art of Electronics, to be used either as its complement, or as a direct route to exploring some of the most exciting and oft-overlooked topics in advanced electronic engineering. This enticing spread of electronics wisdom and expertise will be an invaluable addition to the library of any student, researcher, or practitioner with even a passing interest in the design and analysis of electronic circuits and instruments. You'll find here techniques and circuits that are available nowhere else!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108499941
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/30/2020
Pages: 522
Sales rank: 163,506
Product dimensions: 8.15(w) x 10.28(h) x 0.91(d)

About the Author

Paul Horowitz is Professor of Physics at Harvard University, where he originated the Laboratory Electronics course in 1974 from which emerged The Art of Electronics (1980). He was one of the pioneers of the search of intelligent life beyond the Earth, and one of the leaders behind SETI. Other research interests include observational astrophysics, x-ray and particle microscopy, and optical interferometry. He is the author of some 200 scientific articles and reports, has consulted widely for industry and government, and is the designer of numerous electronic and photographic instruments.

Winfield Hill is by inclination an electronics circuit-design guru. He has held positions at numerous organisations, including Harvard University's Electronic Design Center and Sea Data Corporation. Currently he is the Director of Electronics Engineering at the Rowland Institute at Harvard where he has designed some 250 electronic instruments. Recent interests include high-voltage RF (to 15kV) and precision high-current electronics (to 6000A).

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Real-world passive components; 2. Advanced BJT topics; 3. Advanced FET topics; 4. Advanced topics in operational amplifiers; 5. Advanced topics in power control; Subject index.

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