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Introduction to Electronic Circuit Design

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Richard R. Spencer received the B.S.E.E. degree from San Jose State University in 1978 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1982 and 1987, respectively. He has been with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Davis, since 1986, where he is currently the Vice Chair for Undergraduate Studies and the Child Family Professor of Engineering. His research focuses on analog and mixed-signal circuits for signal processing and digital communication. He is an active consultant to the IC design industry. Professor Spencer is a senior member of the IEEE. He has won the UCD-IEEE Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award three times. He served on the IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference program committee for nine years, has been a guest editor of the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits and has been an organizer and session chair for various IEEE conferences and workshops.

Mohammed S. Ghausi is a Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering as well as Dean Emeritus of the College of Engineering, University of California, Davis. His research interests are in electronics circuits and systems, network theory, and active filters. He is a recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Prize, the IEEE Centennial Medal, and the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society's 1991 Education Award.

Synopsis:

This book provides a thorough and rigorous explanation of circuit design with a focus on the underlying principles of how different circuits work. It features a topical organization rather than a sequential one, emphasizing the models and types of analyses used so they are less confusing to readers. Simulation files are available on the CD-ROM.

Synopsis:

For two-semester/three-quarter, upper-level courses in Electronic Circuit Design.

A basic understanding of circuit design is useful for many engineers—even those who may never actually design a circuit—because it is likely that they will fabricate, test, or use these circuits in some way during their careers. This text provides a thorough and rigorous explanation of both analog and digital transistor-level circuit design with a focus on the underlying principles of how different circuits work—instead of relying completely on design procedures or “rules of thumb.” In this way, students develop the intuition that is essential to understanding and solving design problems.

 

Note: 2 Volume Set

 

  • CD contents are available at www.prenhall.com/spencer

  • Synopsis:

    A basic understanding of circuit design is useful for many engineers—even those who may never actually design a circuit—because it is likely that they will fabricate, test, or use these circuits in some way during their careers. This book provides a thorough and rigorous explanation of circuit design with a focus on the underlying principles of how different circuits work—instead of relying completely on design procedures or “rules of thumb.” In this way, readers develop the intuition that is essential to understanding and solving design problems in those instances where no procedure exists. Features a "Topical organization" rather than a sequential one — emphasizing the models and types of analyses used so they are less confusing to readers. Discusses complex topics such as small-signal approximation, frequency response, feedback, and model selection. Most of the examples and exercises compare the analytical results with simulations—Simulation files are available on the CD-ROM. A generic transistor is used to avoid repetition, presenting many of the basic principles that are common to FET and BJT circuits. Devotes a whole chapter to device physics. For reference use by professionals in the field of computer engineering or electronic circuit design.

    About the Author

    Richard R. Spencer received the B.S.E.E. degree from San Jose State University 'in 1978 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 1982 and 1987, respectively. He is a senior member of the IEEE.

    He has been with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Davis, since 1986, where is he is currently the Vice Chair for Undergraduate Studies and the Child Family Professor of Engineering. His research focuses on analog and mixed-signal circuits for signal processing and digital communication. He is an active consultant to the IC design industry.

    Professor Spencer has won the UCD-IEEE Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award three times. He served on the IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference program committee for nine years, has been a guest editor of the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits and has been an organizer and session chair for various IEEE conferences and workshops.

    Mohammed S. Ghausi received the B.S.E.E., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. He is a Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering as well as Dean Emeritus of the College of Engineering at UC Davis. His research interests are in electronics circuits and systems, and network theory, and he is the author or co-author of six textbooks. He was formerly a Professor of Electrical Engineering at New York University and later John F. Dodge Professor and Dean of Engineering and Computer Science at Oakland University. He is a recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Prize, the IEEE Centennial Medal, the Circuits and Systems Society's 1991 Education Award, and the 1988 Outstanding Alumnus award of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California at Berkeley.

    Table of Contents

    I. THE FOUNDATIONS OF ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT DESIGN.
    1. Electronic Circuit Design.

    The Process of Design. Analysis for Design. Electronic Systems. Notation.
    2. Semiconductor Physics and Electronic Devices.

    Material Properties. Conduction Mechanisms. Conductor-to-Semiconductor Contacts. pn-Junction Diodes. Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJTs). Metal-Oxide Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistors (MOSFETs). Junction Field-Effect Transistors (JFET's). Metal-Semiconductor FET's (MOSFET's). Silicon Controlled Rectifier and Power Handling Devices. Comparison of Devices.
    3. Solid-State Device Fabrication.

    CMOS Technology. Bipolar Technology.
    4. Computer-Aided Design: Tools and Techniques.

    Overview of Simulation Techniques. Circuit Simulation Using SPICE. Circuit Elements and Models for SPICE. Macro Models in SPICE.

    II. ANALOG ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT DESIGN.

    5. Operational Amplifiers.

    Basic Op Amp Circuits. Frequency-Dependent Op Amp Circuits. Nonlinear Op Amp Circuits. Nonideal Characteristics of Op Amps.
    6. Small-Signal Linearity and Amplification.

    Linear Time-Invariant Networks. Nonlinear Circuit Analysis. Small-Signal Analysis. Small-Signal Amplifiers. Types of Amplifiers.
    7. DC Biasing.

    DC and Large-Signal Low-Frequency Models for Design. Biasing of Single-Stage Amplifiers. Biasing of Multi-Stage Amplifiers. Biasing for Integrated Circuits. Biasing of Differential Amplifiers. Worst-Case Analysis and Parameter Variation.
    8. Low-Frequency Small-Signal AC Analysis and Amplifiers.

    Low-Frequency Small-Signal Models for Design. Stages with Voltage and Current Gain. Voltage Buffers. Current Buffers. Integrated Amplifiers. Differential Amplifiers. Multi-Stage Amplifiers. Comparison of BJT and FET Amplifiers.
    9. Amplifier Frequency Response.

    High-Frequency Small-Signal Models for Design. Stages with Voltage and Current Gain. Voltage Buffers. Current Buffers. Comparison of Single-Stage Amplifiers. Multi-Stage Amplifiers. Differential Amplifiers.
    10. Feedback.

    Negative Feedback. Positive Feedback and Oscillators.
    11. Filters and Tuned Amplifiers.

    Filters. Tuned Amplifiers. Phase-Locked Loops.
    12. Low-Frequency Large-Signal AC Analysis.

    Diode Circuits. Amplifiers. Output Stages.
    13. Data Converters.

    Overview. Digital-to-Analog Converters. Analog-to-Digital Converters.

    III. DIGITAL ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT DESIGN.

    14. Gate-Level Digital Circuits.

    Background and Binary Logic. Flip-Flops. Shift Registers and Counters. Reflections on Transmission Lines.
    15. Transistor-Level Digital Circuits.

    Device Modeling for Digital Design. Specification of Logic Gates. MOS Digital Circuits. Bipolar Digital Circuits.

    APPENDIXES.

    Appendix A: SPICE Reference.

    Running SPICE. The Input File.
    Appendix B: Example Device Models.

    Device Data. Model Libraries from the CD.
    Appendix C: Two-Port Network Properties (on the CD).

    Appendix D: Review of Linear Time-Invariant Network Analysis (on the CD).

    Index.

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780201361834
    Author:
    Spencer, Richard
    Author:
    Ghausi, Mohammed Shuaib
    Author:
    Ghausi, Mohammed
    Publisher:
    Prentice Hall
    Location:
    Upper Saddle River, NJ
    Subject:
    Engineering - Electrical & Electronic
    Subject:
    Electronics - General
    Subject:
    Electronics - Circuits - General
    Subject:
    Electronic circuit design
    Subject:
    Electricity
    Subject:
    Electricity-General Electricity
    Copyright:
    Edition Description:
    Trade paper
    Series Volume:
    no. 4
    Publication Date:
    August 2002
    Binding:
    TRADE PAPER
    Grade Level:
    College/higher education:
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Yes
    Pages:
    1132
    Dimensions:
    10.1 x 8 x 2.4 in 2268 gr

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    "Synopsis" by , This book provides a thorough and rigorous explanation of circuit design with a focus on the underlying principles of how different circuits work. It features a topical organization rather than a sequential one, emphasizing the models and types of analyses used so they are less confusing to readers. Simulation files are available on the CD-ROM.
    "Synopsis" by , For two-semester/three-quarter, upper-level courses in Electronic Circuit Design.

    A basic understanding of circuit design is useful for many engineers—even those who may never actually design a circuit—because it is likely that they will fabricate, test, or use these circuits in some way during their careers. This text provides a thorough and rigorous explanation of both analog and digital transistor-level circuit design with a focus on the underlying principles of how different circuits work—instead of relying completely on design procedures or “rules of thumb.” In this way, students develop the intuition that is essential to understanding and solving design problems.

     

    Note: 2 Volume Set

     

  • CD contents are available at www.prenhall.com/spencer

  • "Synopsis" by , A basic understanding of circuit design is useful for many engineers—even those who may never actually design a circuit—because it is likely that they will fabricate, test, or use these circuits in some way during their careers. This book provides a thorough and rigorous explanation of circuit design with a focus on the underlying principles of how different circuits work—instead of relying completely on design procedures or “rules of thumb.” In this way, readers develop the intuition that is essential to understanding and solving design problems in those instances where no procedure exists. Features a "Topical organization" rather than a sequential one — emphasizing the models and types of analyses used so they are less confusing to readers. Discusses complex topics such as small-signal approximation, frequency response, feedback, and model selection. Most of the examples and exercises compare the analytical results with simulations—Simulation files are available on the CD-ROM. A generic transistor is used to avoid repetition, presenting many of the basic principles that are common to FET and BJT circuits. Devotes a whole chapter to device physics. For reference use by professionals in the field of computer engineering or electronic circuit design.
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