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2nd Edition

The Electronics Handbook

Edited By

Jerry C. Whitaker

ISBN 9780849318894
Published April 27, 2005 by CRC Press
2640 Pages 1969 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

During the ten years since the appearance of the groundbreaking, bestselling first edition of The Electronics Handbook, the field has grown and changed tremendously. With a focus on fundamental theory and practical applications, the first edition guided novice and veteran engineers along the cutting edge in the design, production, installation, operation, and maintenance of electronic devices and systems. Completely updated and expanded to reflect recent advances, this second edition continues the tradition.

The Electronics Handbook, Second Edition provides a comprehensive reference to the key concepts, models, and equations necessary to analyze, design, and predict the behavior of complex electrical devices, circuits, instruments, and systems. With 23 sections that encompass the entire electronics field, from classical devices and circuits to emerging technologies and applications, The Electronics Handbook, Second Edition not only covers the engineering aspects, but also includes sections on reliability, safety, and engineering management.

The book features an individual table of contents at the beginning of each chapter, which enables engineers from industry, government, and academia to navigate easily to the vital information they need. This is truly the most comprehensive, easy-to-use reference on electronics available.

Table of Contents

Fundamental Electrical Theory
Electromagnetic Spectrum
John Norgard
Michael D. Ciletti
Eugene T. Patronis, Jr.
Thermal Noise and Other Circuit Noise
Barry G. Douglass
Logic Concepts and Design
George I. Cohn
Digital Logic and Sequential Logic Circuits
George I. Cohn
The Physical Nature of Sound
Floyd E. Toole, E. A. G. Shaw, G. A. Daigle, and M. R. Stinson
Principles of Light, Vision, and Photometry
Jerry C. Whitaker
Properties of Materials and Components
Circuit Fundamentals
J. Choma, Jr. and S.K. Burgess
Semiconductor Materials
S.K. Tewksbury
Thermal Properties
David F.Besch
Resistive Materials
J.H. Mooij
Magnetic Materials for Inductive Processes
Martin R. Parker and William E. Webb
Capacitance and Capacitors
I.M. Filanovsky
Properties of Materials
James F. Shackelford
International Standards and Constants
Properties of Passive Components
Crystal Oscillators
Jeffrey P. Tate and Patricia F. Mead
Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Devices
Ardie D. Walser
Electromechanical Devices
C. Sankaran
Aural Pickup Devices
Roy W. Rising
Aural Reproduction Devices       
Michael Starling
Passive Electrical Circuit
Coaxial Transmission Lines
Jerry C. Whitaker
Kenneth Demarest
Passive Microwave Devices
Michael B.Steer
Passive Filters
Cecil Harrison
Electron Vacuum Devices
Electron Tube Fundamentals
Clifford D. Ferris
Power Grid Tubes
Jerry C. Whitaker
Neutralization Techniques
Jerry C. Whitaker
Amplifier Systems
Jerry C. Whitaker
Image Capture Devices
Steve Epstein
CRT Devices and Displays
Jerry C. Whitaker
Projection Systems
Jerry C. Whitaker
Microwave Vacuum Devices
Microwave Power Tubes
Jerry C. Whitaker
Robert R. Weirather
Traveling Wave Tubes
T.K. Ishii
Other Microwave Vacuum Devices
T.K. Ishii
Operational Considerations for Microwave Tubes
Jerry C. Whitaker
Semiconductor Devices and Circuits
Sidney Soclof
Bipolar Junction and Junction Field-Effect Transistors
Sidney Soclof
Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistor
John R. Brews
Image Capture Devices
Edward J. Delp
Image Display Devices
Jerry C. Whitaker
Solid-State Amplifiers
Timothy P. Hulick
Operational Amplifiers
Peter Aronhime
Applications of Operational Amplifiers
Peter Aronhime
Switched-Capacitor Circuits
Ezz I. El-Masry
Semiconductor Failure Modes
Victor Meeldijk
Integrated Circuits
Tom Chen
Integrated Circuit Design
Samuel O. Agbo and Eugene D. Fabricius
Digital Logic Families
Robert J. Feugate, Jr.
Memory Devices
Shih-Lien L. Lu
James G. Cottle
D/A and A/D Converters
Susan A.R. Garrod
Application-Specific Integrated Circuits
Constantine N. Anagnostopoulos, and Paul P.K. Lee
Digital Filters
Jonathon A. Chambers, Sawasd Tantaratana, and Bruce W. Bomar
Multichip Module Technology
Paul D. Franzon
Testing of Integrated Circuits
Wayne Needham
Integrated Circuit Packages
Victor Meeldijk
Optical Fiber System for Telecommunications
Ken Chauvin
Fiber Optic Cable
Ken Chauvin
Optical Transmitters
Charles H. Cox, III
Optical Receivers
P.K.L Yu
Optical System Design
David E. Rittenhouse
Power Supplies and Regulation
Sadrul Ula
Rectifier and Filter Circuits
T.S. Kalkur
Voltage Regulation
Melissa S. Mattmuller
Switching Power Supplies
Robert J. Hofinger
Ashoka K.S. Bhat
DC-to-DC Conversion
Ashoka K.S. Bhat
Power Distribution and Control
Badrul H. Chowdhury
Power System Protection Alternatives
Jerry C. Whitaker
Standby Power Systems
Jerry C. Whitaker
Facility Grounding
Jerry C. Whitaker
Isidor Buchmann
Packaging Electronic Systems
Printed Wiring Boards
Ravindranath Kollipara and Vijai Tripathi
Hybrid Microelectronics Technology
Jerry E.Sergent
Surface Mount Technology
Glenn Blackwell, P.E.
Shielding and EMI Considerations
Don White
Heat Management
Zbigniew J. Staszak
Communication Principles
Intelligence Coding
Leon W. Couch, II
Amplitude Modulation
Robert Kubichek
Frequency Modulation
Ken Seymour
Pulse Modulation
Rodger E. Ziemer
Digital Modulation
Rodger E. Ziemer
Spread Spectrum Systems
K.L. Kosbar and W.H. Tranter
Digital Coding Schemes
Oktay Alkin
Audio Compression Techniques
Fred Wylie
Aural Noise Reduction Systems
William Roberts and Yariv Ephraim
Video Compression Techniques
Gopal Lakhani
Electromagnetic Radiation
Antenna Principles
Pingjuan L. Werner, Anthony J. Ferraro, and Douglas H. Werner
Radio Wave Propagation
Gerhard J. Straub
Practical Antenna Systems
Jerry C. Whitaker
Combiners and Combining Networks
Robert A. Surette
Information Recording and Storage
Magnetic Tape
David Stafford
Data Storage Systems
Jerry C. Whitaker
Optical Storage Systems
Praveen Asthana
Error Correction
Fabrizio Pollara
Data Compression
Jerome R. Breitenbach
Wired Communications Systems
Network Switching Concepts
Tsong-Ho Wu
Brent Allen
Facsimile Systems
Rodger E. Ziemer
Wireless Communications Systems
Radio Broadcasting
Dutch Doelitzsch
Digital Audio Broadcasting
Stanley Salek and Almon H. Clegg
Audio Interconnection
Roy W. Rising
Television and Video Production Systems
Curtis J. Chan
ATSC Video, Audio, and PSIP Transmission
Jerry C. Whitaker
Propagation Considerations for Mobile Radio Systems
Michel Daoud Yacoub
Cellular Radio
Harry E.Young
Satellite Communications
Daniel F. DiFonzo
Radar and Radionavigation
Radar Principles
James M. Howell
Radar System Implementation
Melvin L. Belcher and James A. Scheer
Electronic Navigation Systems
Benjamin B. Peterson
Underwater Sonar Systems
Sanjay K. Mehta, G. Clifford Carter, and Bernard E. McTaggart
Electronic Warfare and Countermeasures
Robert D. Hayes
Control and Instrumentation Technology
Measurement Techniques: Sensors and Transducers
Cecil Harrison
Data Acquisition
Edward McConnell and Dave Jernigan
Process Dynamics and Control
Thomas F. Edgar and Juergen Hahn
Servo Systems
John E. McInroy
Power Control and Switching
Gibson Morris, Jr.
Computer Systems
Fundamental Architecture
Joy S. Shetler
Software Design and Development
Neural Networks and Fuzzy Systems
Bogdan M. Wilamowski
Machine Vision
David A. Kosiba and Rangachar Kasturi
A Brief Survey of Speech Enhancement
Yariv Ephraim
Ad Hoc Networks
Michel Daoud Yacoub, paulo Cardieri, Élvio Jõao Leonardo, and Álvaro Augusto Medeiros
Network Communication
James E. Goldman
Printing Technologies and Systems
John D. Meyer
Signal Measurement, Analysis, and Testing
Audio Frequency Distortion Mechanisms and Analysis
Jerry C. Whitaker
Analog Video Measurements
Carl Bentz and Jerry C. Whitaker
Radio Frequency Distortion Mechanisms and Analysis
Samuel O. Agbo
Jerry C. Whitaker
Spectrum Analysis
Jerry C. Whitaker
Fourier Waveform Analysis
Jerry C. Hamann and John W. Pierre
Digital Test Instruments
Jerry C. Whitaker
Reliability Engineering
Probability and Statistics
Allan White and Hagbae Kim
Electronic Hardware Reliability
Michael Pecht and Iuliana Bordelon
Software Reliability
Carol Smidts
A Brief Survey of Hidden Markov Processes
Yariv Ephraim
Electric Shock
Clifford D. Ferris
Nonionizing Electromagnetic Radiation
William F. Hammett
PCBs and Other Hazardous Substances
Jerry Whitaker
Facility Grounding Practices
W.E. DeWitt
Engineering Management, Standardization, and Regulation
Systems Engineering Concepts
Gene DeSantis
Concurrent Engineering
Francis Long
Engineering Documentation
Fred Baumgartner and Terrence M. Baun
Disaster Planning and Recovery
Richard Rudman
Conversion Factors
Jerry C. Whitaker
General Mathematical Tables
W.F. Ames and George Cain
Glossary of Terms
Abbreviations and Acronyms

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". . . written and structured to be easy to use and can be useful for engineers and technicians involved in the design, production, installation, operation, and maintenance of electronic devices and systems."

– Giuseppe Di Cataldo, in IEEE Circuits & Devices Magazine, March/ April 2006, Vol. 22, No. 2