Bebop to the Boolean Boogie : An Unconventional Guide to Electronics
by Clive Maxfield


Overview - This entertaining and readable book provides a solid, comprehensive introduction to contemporary electronics. It's not a "how-to-do" electronics book, but rather an in-depth explanation of how today's integrated circuits work, how they are designed and manufactured, and how they are put together into powerful and sophisticated electronic systems.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This entertaining and readable book provides a solid, comprehensive introduction to contemporary electronics. It's not a "how-to-do" electronics book, but rather an in-depth explanation of how today's integrated circuits work, how they are designed and manufactured, and how they are put together into powerful and sophisticated electronic systems. In addition to the technical details, it's packed with practical information of interest and use to engineers and support personnel in the electronics industry. It even tells how to pronounce the alphabet soup of acronyms that runs rampant in the industry.
CONTENTS:
Section 1: Fundamentals
Chapter 1Analog versus Digital
Chapter 2Atoms, Molecules, and Crystals
Chapter 3Conductors, Insulators, and Other Stuff
Chapter 4Semiconductors (Diodes and Transistors)
Chapter 5Primitive Logic Functions
Chapter 6Using Transistors to Build Logic Gates
Chapter 7Alternative Numbering Systems
Chapter 8Binary Arithmetic
Chapter 9Boolean Algebra
Chapter 10Karnaugh Maps
Chapter 11Slightly More Complex Functions
Chapter 12State Machines
Chapter 13Analog-to-Digital and Vice Versa
Section 2: Components and Processes
Chapter 14Integrated Circuits (ICs)
Chapter 15Memory ICs
Chapter 16Programmable ICs
Chapter 17Application-Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs)
Chapter 18Circuit Boards
Chapter 19Hybrids
Chapter 20System-in-Package (Sip) and Friends
Chapter 21Alternative and Future TechnologiesSection 3: Design Tools and Stuff
Chapter 22General Concepts
Chapter 23Design and Verification Tools

Appendix AAssertion-Level Logic
Appendix BPositive Logic versus Negative Logic
Appendix CReed-M ller Logic
Appendix DGray Codes
Appendix ELinear Feedback Shift Registers (LFSRs)
Appendix FPass-Transistor Logic
Appendix GMore on Semiconductors
Appendix HRounding Algorithms 101
Appendix IPass-Transistor Logic
Appendix JAn Interesting Conundrum
Abbreviations and Acronyms
Glossary
Index

*Written in conversational, fun style that has generated a strong following for the author and sales of over 14,000 copies for the first two editions *The Third Edition is even bigger and better, with lots of new material, illustrations, and an expanded glossary
*Ideal for training incoming engineers and technicians, and for people in marketing or other related fields or anyone else who needs to familiarize themselves with electronics terms and technology


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Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781856175074
  • ISBN-10: 1856175073
  • Publisher: Newnes
  • Publish Date: December 2008
  • Page Count: 540
  • Dimensions: 9.24 x 7.45 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.55 pounds


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