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"Electronic Technology Handbook" by Neil Sclater

"Electronic Technology Handbook" by Neil Sclater
МсGrаw-Hill Professional | 1999 | ISBN: 0070580480 9780071500203 9780070580480 | 593 pages | PDF | 6 MB

Encyclopedic coverage supported with hundreds of concept-clarifying illustrations shows you exactly how contemporary electronic devices and systems work and interact. You'll quickly discover the principles at the heart of such widely used technologies as transistors; integrated circuits; television; ATM machines; cell phones; bar-code readers; sensors; robotics; satellites; electron microscopes; process control; radar; global positioning system; night vision systems; and much more.

Anyone with a basic technical background can gain a fast understanding of electronics technology with the easy-to-read Electronics Technology Handbook.
Electronic engineering newcomers will find this a one-step, non-mathematical resource for clear explanations of electronics technology essentials–from AC theory and generation to wireless communications and microprocessors.

CONTENTS
Preface
Section 1 Passive Electronic Components
Overview
Fixed Resistors
Variable Resistors
Capacitors
Inductors
Transformers
Filters
Passive Filters
Power Supply Filters
Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Filters
Crystal Frequency Standards
Section 2 Active Discrete Components
Overview
Small-Signal Diodes
Rectifier Diodes
Signal-Level Transistors
Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJTs)
Darlington Transistor Pairs
Field-Effect Transistors
Gallium-Arsenide Transistors
Power Transistors
Insulated-Gate Bipolar Transistors (IGBTs)
Unijunction Transistors (UJTs)
Thyristors
Section 3 Electromechanical Components
Overview
Electromechanical Relays
Electromechanical Switches
Special Switches
Solenoids
Stepper Motors
Permanent-Magnet Electric Motors
Resolvers
Section 4 Basic Amplifier and Oscillator Circuits
Overview
Amplifier Circuits
Amplifier Coupling
Amplifier Bandwidth
Amplifier Frequency
Amplifier Operating Methods
Differential Amplifiers
Operational Amplifiers
Oscillators
Oscillator Examples
Section 5 Fundamental Electronic Circuits
Overview
Flip-Flop Circuits
Schmitt Trigger Circuits
Monostable Multivibrators
Charge-Coupled Devices (CCDs)
Rectifier Circuits
Rectifier Bridges
Solid-State Relays
Power Solid-State Relays
Section 6 Antennas and Feed Horns
Overview
Antenna Power Transfer
Antenna Polarization
Beamwidth and Bandwidth
Electrically Small Antennas
Directional Antennas
Direct-Aperture Antennas
Basic Wire Antennas and Feed Methods
Antenna Arrays
Long-Wire Antenna Arrays
Antenna Reflectors and Lenses
Broadband Antennas
Special Antennas
Section 7 Microwave and UHF Technology
Overview
Coaxial Cable Transmission
Waveguide Transmission
Waveguide Transmission Modes
Waveguide Coupling and Matching
Microwave Striplines
Microwave Tubes
Magnetron Modulators
Microwave Diodes
Microwave Transistors
Microwave Monolithic Integrated Circuits (MMICs)
Microwave Couplers
Microwave Phase Shifters
Microwave Attenuators
Transmit-Receive (TR) Switches
Radio Telescopes
YIG-Tuned Oscillators
Masers
Section 8 Analog and Linear Integrated Circuits
Overview
Operational Amplifier ICs
Comparators
Voltage Regulators
Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs)
Digital-to-Analog Converters (DACs)
Analog Function Circuits
Analog Switches
Active Filters
Sample-and-Hold Amplifiers (SHAs)
Phase-Locked Loop (PLL) Circuits
Power Integrated Circuits
Section 9 Digital Logic and Integrated Circuits
Overview
Truth Table
Basic Logic Gates
Flip-Flop Circuit Variations
Binary Counters
Shift Registers
Combinational and Sequential Logic
Standard Logic Families
Bipolar Versus CMOS Families
Speed-Power Graph
BiCMOS Integrated Circuits
Digital Logic Characteristics
Programmable Logic Devices (PLDs)
Gate Arrays
Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FGPAs)
Standard Cells
Semiconductor Memory Devices
Semiconductor Memory Families
Random-Access Memories (RAMs)
Read-Only Memories (ROMs)
Nonvolatile RAMs (NV-RAMs)
Universal Receiver-Transmitters
Gallium-Arsenide Digital ICs
Section 10 Batteries and Power Supplies
Overview
Batteries
Primary Electrochemical Systems
Lithium Primary Cells
Secondary Battery Systems
Reserve Batteries
Battery and Cell Packaging
Power Supplies
Linear-Regulated DC Supplies
Ferroresonant Power Supplies
Switching-Regulated Power Supplies
Switching Regulator Topologies
Laboratory Power Supplies
Power Supply Packaging
DC-to-DC Converters
Fuel Cells
Section 11 Electronic Test Instruments
Overview
Meter Movements
Analog Panel Meters (APMs)
Digital Multimeters (DMMs)
Oscilloscopes
Digital Oscilloscopes
Function Generators
Radio-Frequency Signal Generators
Sweep Generators
Frequency Counters
Spectrum Analyzers
Logic Analyzers
Magnetic Field-Strength Meters
DC Measurement Bridges
AC Measurement Bridges
AC Measurement Bridge Examples
Section 12 Optoelectronic Components and Communication
Overview
Visible and Infrared Energy
Infrared-Emitting Diodes
Photomultiplier Tubes
Photoconductive Cells
Photodiode Detectors
Solar Cells
Phototransistors
Photofets
Optocouplers
Lasers
Solid-State Lasers
Gas Lasers
Chemical Lasers
Liquid Lasers
X-Ray Lasers
Semiconductor Laser Diodes
Laser Diode Wavelengths
Fiberoptic Communications
Optical Fibers
Image-Intensifier Tubes
Image-Converter Tubes 2
Section 13 Optoelectronic Display Technology
Overview
Cathode-Ray Tubes (CRTs)
Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs)
LED Lamps
LED Alphanumeric Displays
Liquid-Crystal Displays (LCDs)
Liquid-Crystal Color Video Displays
Electroluminescent (EL) Displays
Electrophoritic Displays
Plasma Display Panels (PDPs)
Vacuum-Fluorescent Displays (VFDs)
Holography
Section 14 Microprocessors and Microcontrollers
Overview
Microprocessors (MPUs)
Microcontrollers (MCUs)
Digital Signal Processors (DSPs)
Section 15 Computer Technology
Overview
Digital Computers
Computer Organization
Computer Memory
Bus Structures
Standard Bus Structures
Disk Interface Standards
Computer Ports
Universal Serial Bus (USB)
Personal Computer Systems
Reduced Instruction Set Computers (RISCs)
Explicitly Parallel Instruction Computing (EPIC)
Computer Board-Level Modules
Programming and Software
Operating Systems
Basic Input/Output System (BIOS)
Glossary of Common Computer Terms
Section 16 Computer Peripheral Devices and Equipment
Overview
Computer Monitors
Hard-Disk Drives
Diskette Drives
Magnetic-Disk Cartridge Backup Drives
Compact-Disk Read-Only Memory (CD-ROM) Drives
Alternative Compact Disks and Drives
Digital Video Disks (DVDs) and Drives
Magnetic-Optical and Phase-Change Disk Drives
Data/Fax Modems
Computer Printers
Full-Travel Keyboards
Pointing Devices
Scanners
Memory Cards or Modules
Video Graphics Cards
Sound Cards
Section 17 Electronic Sensors and Transducers
Overview
Thermal Sensors
Mechanical Sensors
Gas Sensors
Magnetic Field Sensors
Radiant Sensors
Speakers
Headphones
Microphones
Shaft-Angle Optical Encoders
Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Devices
Section 18 Radio Transmitters and Receivers
Overview
Radio Signal Propagation
Amplitude Modulation (AM)
AM Radio Transmitters
Frequency Modulation (FM)
Phase Modulation
FM Transmitters
AM Receivers
FM Receivers
Section 19 Television Broadcasting and Receiving Technology
Overview
U.S. National Television Systems Committee (NTSC) Standard
Color TV Transmitters
TV Receivers
TV Camera Tubes
Charge-Coupled Device (CCD) Cameras
Alternative TV Broadcast Standards
Cable Television (CATV)
High-Definition Television (HDTV)
Set-Top Boxes
Satellite Master Antenna Television (SMATV)
Digital Satellite Systems
Section 20 Telecommunications Technology
Overview
Communications
International Transmission Standards
Data Communications Channels
Channel Bandwidth
Analog Transmission
Digital Transmission
Channel Configuration
Data Communications Line Sharing
Data Serial Transmission
Packet Networks
Synchronous/Isochronous Encoding
T1-Carrier
Narrowband ISDN
Broadband ISDN (B-ISDN) and Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Pulse-Amplitude Modulation (PAM)
Pulse-Code Modulation (PCM)
Code-Division Multiple Access (CDMA)
Telephone Systems
Computer Network
Satellite Communications
Global Telephone Satellites
Section 21 Consumer Electronics Products
Overview
Videocassette Recorders (VCRs)
Camcorders
Audio Compact Disks (CDs)
Audio CD Players
Digital Video Disks (DVDs)
DVD Players
DVD RAM Drives
Home Theaters
Direct Satellite TV Receivers
Facsimile (Fax) Machines
Magnetic-Tape Recorders
Microwave Ovens
Pagers
Digital Cameras
Automotive Electronics
Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs)
Bar-Code Readers
Section 22 Industrial Electronics Technology
Overview
Data-Acquisition Systems
Virtual Instrumentation
Digital Panel Meters
Closed-Loop Control Systems
Open-Loop Control Systems
Servosystem Control
Synchrosystems
Robotics
Robot Classifications
Computer Vision Systems
Programmable Controllers
Section 23 Military and Aerospace Electronic Systems
Overview
Military Communications
Navigation and Position Finding
Weapon Aiming and Fire Control
Target Detection
Enemy Surveillance
Electronic Countermeasures (ECM)
Avionics Systems
Radar Systems
Radio-Frequency Transponders
Sonar Systems
Underwater Communicators
Acoustic Transponders
Underwater Laser Systems
Military Night-Vision Systems
Global Positioning System (GPS)
Laser Range Finders
Laser Guidance
Laser Gyroscopes
Inertial Guidance Systems
Section 24 Marine Electronics Technology
Overview
Depth Sounders
Fishfinders
Smallcraft Radars
Electronic Chart Plotters
Loran C
Global Positioning System (GPS) Receivers
Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs)
Radio Direction Finders (RDFs)
Section 25 Scientific and Medical Instrumentation
Overview 4
Computer-Aided Medical Imaging
Electron Microscopes
Section 26 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing
Overview
Crystal Growth
Wafer Preparation
Mask Preparation
Wafer Fabrication
MOSFET Transistor Fabrication
Integrated-Circuit Manufacturing
BiCMOS-IC Fabrication
Wafer Sorting
Microlithography
Compound Semiconductors
Gallium-Arsenide Transistor Manufacturing
Gallium-Arsenide IC Manufacturing
Epitaxial Processes
Section 27 Semiconductor Device Packaging
Overview
Die and Chip Preparation
Die or Chip Attach
Wire Bonding
Inspection, Marking, and Testing
Alternative Chip Packaging
Discrete Device Cases
Optoelectronic Device Cases
Integrated-Circuit Packaging
Power-IC Packaging
Section 28 Electronic Circuit Packaging and Assembly
Overview
Printed-Circuit Boards and Cards
Classification of Rigid Circuit Boards
Circuit-Board Manufacturing
Surface-Mount Circuit Boards
Soft Soldering Processes
Surface-Mount Technology (SMT)
Solder Resists
Multiple-Wire Circuit Boards
Wire-Wrap Boards
Backplanes
Section 29 Electronic Hardware: Wire, Cable, and Connectors
Overview
Wire for Electronics
Cable for Electronics
Electronic Cable Manufacturing
Fiberoptic Cable Manufacturing
Connectors for Electronics
Sockets for Components
Phone and Phono Jacks and Plugs
Fiberoptic Connectors
Section 30 Component and Circuit Protection
Overview
Circuit Protectors
Overvoltage Protection Devices
Fuses
Surge-Protection Assemblies
Electrostatic-Discharge (ESD) Protection
Bibliography
Index

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