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Transistor Circuit Techniques

Discrete and Integrated, 3rd Edition

By Gordon J. Ritchie

CRC Press

240 pages

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Thoroughly revised and updated, this highly successful textbook guides students through the analysis and design of transistor circuits. It covers a wide range of circuitry, both linear and switching.

Transistor Circuit Techniques: Discrete and Integrated provides students with an overview of fundamental qualitative circuit operation, followed by an examination of analysis and design procedure. It incorporates worked problems and design examples to illustrate the concepts. This third edition includes two additional chapters on power amplifiers and power supplies, which further develop many of the circuit design techniques introduced in earlier chapters.

Part of the Tutorial Guides in Electronic Engineering series, this book is intended for first and second year undergraduate courses. A complete text on its own, it offers the added advantage of being cross-referenced to other titles in the series. It is an ideal textbook for both students and instructors.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION TO SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES

Objectives

Semiconductors

The Junction Diode

Diode Models

Breakdown Diodes

The Bipolar Junction Transistor

Integrated Circuits

Summary

Problems

INTRODUCTION TO AMPLIFIERS AND BIASING

Objectives

Amplifier Fundamentals

BJT Configurations

BJT Biasing in Common-Emitters

Biasing Other Configurations

Coupling Capacitors

Direct Coupling

Summary

Problems

SMALL-SIGNAL BJT MODELS AND THEIR APPLICATION

Objectives

Why Model?

A Basic BJT Model

Use of the Model

Full Hybrid-p Model

Simple Common-base Model

Summary

Problems

SINGLE STAGE BJT AMPLIFIERS WITH FEEDBACK

Objectives

Series Feedback Amplifier

The Emitter Follower

Effect of Emitter Decoupling Capacitor

Shunt Feedback Amplifier

High-input Resistance Techniques

Summary

Problems

LINEAR INTEGRATED CIRCUIT TECHNIQUES

Objectives

The Differential Amplifier

Current Sources

Current Mirrors

Active Loads

Level-shifting Circuits

The Amplified Diode

A Simple Operational Amplifier

The Differential Comparator

Summary

Problems

BJT SWITCHING CIRCUITS

Objectives

BJT Regions of Operation

Simple Switching Circuits

Cascaded Switching Stages

Positive Feedback: The Bistable

Timing Circuits

Collector Waveform Improvement

Junction Breakdown Protection

An Integrated Circuit Timer

Differential Comparator Oscillator

Summary

Problems

FIELD-EFFECT TRANSISTORS AND CIRCUITS

Objectives

The JFET

The MOST

Small-signal Model

FET Amplifiers

Voltage-variable Resistor

FET Switches

MOS Logic Gates

MOS NOR and NAND Gates

CMOS Logic Gates

Summary Problems

AUDIO POWER AMPLIFIERS

Objectives

An Audio System

Power Amplifier Output Stage

Voltage Gain Stages and Overall Configuration

An Audio Power Amplifier Design Procedure

Other Aspects of Power Amplifiers

Summary

Problems

POWER SUPPLY REGULATORS

Objectives

Introduction

The Unregulated Supply

Linear Voltage Regulators

Regulator Design Examples

Introduction to Switching Regulators

Summary

Problems

APPENDICES

REFERENCES

ANSWERS TO PROBLEMS

INDEX

About the Series

Tutorial Guides in Electronic Engineering

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC008000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / General
TEC008010
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / Circuits / General