Op Amps for Everyone

Author: Bruce Carter,Ron Mancini

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 0128116471

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 484

View: 9968

Op Amps for Everyone, Fifth Edition, will help you design circuits that are reliable, have low power consumption, and can be implemented in as small a size as possible at the lowest possible cost. It bridges the gap between the theoretical and practical by giving pragmatic solutions using components that are available in the real world from distributors. The book does not just give a design with a transfer function; instead, it provides design tools based on transfer function, getting you to a working circuit so you can make the right decision on which op amp is best for the job at hand. With this book you will learn: single op amp designs that get the most out of every amplifier; which specifications are of most importance to your design, enabling you to narrow down the list of amplifiers to those few that are most suitable; strategies for making simple tweaks to the design—changes that are often apparent once a prototype has been constructed; how to design for hostile environments—extreme temperatures, high levels of shock, vibration, and radiation—by knowing which circuit parameters are likely to degrade and how to counteract that degradation. Features real world op amp selection guides Teaches which op amp is best for the job Includes design circuits with real world component values Contains guidelines for developing the entire signal chain, from specification for the transducer to power supply and data converter Includes new coverage of negative regulation techniques and op amp stability, negative regulation techniques, extended electronics theory and troubleshooting

Op Amps for Everyone

Author: Bruce Carter

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 9780080949482

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 648

View: 6232

The op amp IC has become the universal analog IC because it can perform all analog tasks. OP AMPS FOR EVERYONE provides the theoretical tools and practical know-how to get the most from these versatile devices. This new edition substantially updates coverage for low-speed and high-speed applications, and provides step by step walkthroughs for design and selection of op amps and circuits. * Modular organization allows readers, based on their own background and level of experience, to start at any chapter * written by experts at Texas Instruments and based on real op amps and circuit designs from TI * NEW: large number of new cases for single supply op amp design techniques, including use of web-based design tool * NEW: complete design walk-through for low-speed precision op amp selection and circuit design * NEW: updates, including new techniques, for design for high-speed, low distortion applications. * NEW: extensive new material on filters and filter design, including high-speed filtering for video and data

Op Amps for Everyone

Design Reference

Author: Ron Mancini

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 9780750677011

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 377

View: 3654

The operational amplifier ("op amp") is the most versatile and widely used type of analog IC, used in audio and voltage amplifiers, signal conditioners, signal converters, oscillators, and analog computing systems. Almost every electronic device uses at least one op amp. This book is Texas Instruments' complete professional-level tutorial and reference to operational amplifier theory and applications. Among the topics covered are basic op amp physics (including reviews of current and voltage division, Thevenin's theorem, and transistor models), idealized op amp operation and configuration, feedback theory and methods, single and dual supply operation, understanding op amp parameters, minimizing noise in op amp circuits, and practical applications such as instrumentation amplifiers, signal conditioning, oscillators, active filters, load and level conversions, and analog computing. There is also extensive coverage of circuit construction techniques, including circuit board design, grounding, input and output isolation, using decoupling capacitors, and frequency characteristics of passive components. The material in this book is applicable to all op amp ICs from all manufacturers, not just TI. Unlike textbook treatments of op amp theory that tend to focus on idealized op amp models and configuration, this title uses idealized models only when necessary to explain op amp theory. The bulk of this book is on real-world op amps and their applications; considerations such as thermal effects, circuit noise, circuit buffering, selection of appropriate op amps for a given application, and unexpected effects in passive components are all discussed in detail. *Published in conjunction with Texas Instruments *A single volume, professional-level guide to op amp theory and applications *Covers circuit board layout techniques for manufacturing op amp circuits.

Op Amps for Everyone

Author: Bruce Carter

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 0123944066

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 304

View: 8774

Op Amps for Everyone is an indispensable guide and reference for designing circuits that are reliable, have low power consumption, and are as small and low-cost as possible. Operational amplifiers are essential in modern electronics design, and are used in medical devices, communications technology, optical networks, and sensor interfacing. This book is informed by the authors' years of experience, wisdom and expertise, giving engineers all the methods, techniques and tricks that they need to optimize their analog electronic designs. With this book you will learn: Single op amp designs that get the most out of every amplifier Which specifications are of most importance to your design, enabling you to narrow down the list of amplifiers to those few that are most suitable Strategies for making simple "tweaks" to the design – changes that are often apparent once a prototype has been constructed How to design for hostile environments – extreme temperatures, high levels of shock, vibration, and radiation – by knowing what circuit parameters are likely to degrade and how to counteract that degradation New to this edition: Unified design procedures for gain and offset circuits, and filter circuits Techniques for voltage regulator design Inclusion of design utilities for filter design, gain and offset, and voltage regulation Analysis of manufacturer design aids Companion website with downloadable material A complete, cookbook-style guide for designing and building analog circuits A multitude of workable designs that are ready to use, based on real-world component values from leading manufacturers using readily available components A treasure trove of practical wisdom: strategies to tweak a design; guidelines for developing the entire signal chain; designing for hostile environments, and more

Operational Amplifier Noise

Techniques and Tips for Analyzing and Reducing Noise

Author: Art Kay

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080942431

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 248

View: 976

Arthur Kay’s exciting new publication is a must have for practicing, professional electrical engineers. This comprehensive guide shows engineers how to design amplifiers and associated electronics to minimize noise, providing tricks, rules-of-thumb, and analysis to create successful low noise circuits. Forget the classical textbook traps of equations, virtual grounds, and a lot of double-speak, the novel but educational presentation used here uses definition-by -example and straight-forward analysis. This is the ultimate reference book for engineers who don't have the time to read, since the concepts are presented in detailed pictures and then repeated in the text for those who like both. Operational amplifiers play a vital role in modern electronics design. Today, op amps serve as the interfaces between the digital world of microprocessors, microcontrollers, and other digital circuits and the analog "real world". If an analog signal must be amplified, conditioned, filtered, or converted to be used by a digital system, an op amp is almost always involved. Noise is an unwanted signal that will corrupt or distort the desired signal, and veteran engineers as well as new college graduates are often faced with a lack of experience in noise analysis for operational amplifiers. The author has created a publication that is packed with essential information, while still being accessible to all readers. Clear, definition-by-example presentation allows for immediate use of techniques introduced Tricks and rules-of-thumb, derived from author's decades of experience Extreme use of figures for rapid absorption of concepts Concise text explains the key points in all figures Accessible to all types of readers Analysis and design of low-noise circuits using op amps, including design tradeoffs for low-noise Desktop reference for designing low-noise op amp circuits for novice to experienced engineers Accurate measurement and prediction of intrinsic noise levels, using analysis by hand and SPICE simulation

Op Amp Applications Handbook

Author: Walter G. Jung

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 0750678445

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 878

View: 8203

A complete and up-to-date op amp reference for electronics engineers from the most famous op amp guru.

Op Amps

Design, Applications, and Troubleshooting

Author: David L. Terrell

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 9780750697026

Category: Computers

Page: 488

View: 4143

Basic concepts of the integrated operational amplifier; Amplifiers; Voltage comparators; Oscillators; Active filters; Power supply circuits; Signal processing circuits; Digital-to-analog and analog-to-digital conversion; Arithmetic function -- circuits; Nondideal op amp characteristics; Specialized devices.

Circuit Design: Know It All

Author: Darren Ashby,Bonnie Baker,Ian Hickman,Walt Kester,Robert Pease,Tim Williams,Bob Zeidman

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 9780080949659

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1248

View: 6863

The Newnes Know It All Series takes the best of what our authors have written to create hard-working desk references that will be an engineer's first port of call for key information, design techniques and rules of thumb. Guaranteed not to gather dust on a shelf! Electronics Engineers need to master a wide area of topics to excel. The Circuit Design Know It All covers every angle including semiconductors, IC Design and Fabrication, Computer-Aided Design, as well as Programmable Logic Design. • A 360-degree view from our best-selling authors • Topics include fundamentals, Analog, Linear, and Digital circuits • The ultimate hard-working desk reference; all the essential information, techniques and tricks of the trade in one volume

Analog Circuit Design

A Tutorial Guide to Applications and Solutions

Author: Bob Dobkin,Jim Williams

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0123851858

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 932

View: 4506

"A textbook for 4th year undergraduate/first year graduate electrical engineering students"--

Small Signal Audio Design

Author: Douglas Self

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1134635206

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 752

View: 5925

Learn to use inexpensive and readily available parts to obtain state-of-the-art performance in all the vital parameters of noise, distortion, crosstalk and so on. With ample coverage of preamplifiers and mixers and a new chapter on headphone amplifiers, this practical handbook provides an extensive repertoire of circuits that can be put together to make almost any type of audio system. A resource packed full of valuable information, with virtually every page revealing nuggets of specialized knowledge not found elsewhere. Essential points of theory that bear on practical performance are lucidly and thoroughly explained, with the mathematics kept to a relative minimum. Douglas' background in design for manufacture ensures he keeps a wary eye on the cost of things. Includes a chapter on power-supplies, full of practical ways to keep both the ripple and the cost down, showing how to power everything. Douglas wears his learning lightly, and this book features the engaging prose style familiar to readers of his other books. You will learn why mercury cables are not a good idea, the pitfalls of plating gold on copper, and what quotes from Star Trek have to do with PCB design. Learn how to: make amplifiers with apparently impossibly low noise design discrete circuitry that can handle enormous signals with vanishingly low distortion use humble low-gain transistors to make an amplifier with an input impedance of more than 50 Megohms transform the performance of low-cost-opamps, how to make filters with very low noise and distortion make incredibly accurate volume controls make a huge variety of audio equalisers make magnetic cartridge preamplifiers that have noise so low it is limited by basic physics sum, switch, clip, compress, and route audio signals The second edition is expanded throughout (with added information on new ADCs and DACs, microcontrollers, more coverage of discrete op amp design, and many other topics), and includes a completely new chapter on headphone amplifiers.

The Art and Science of Analog Circuit Design

Author: Jim Williams

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080499437

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 416

View: 4550

In this companion text to Analog Circuit Design: Art, Science, and Personalities, seventeen contributors present more tutorial, historical, and editorial viewpoints on subjects related to analog circuit design. By presenting divergent methods and views of people who have achieved some measure of success in their field, the book encourages readers to develop their own approach to design. In addition, the essays and anecdotes give some constructive guidance in areas not usually covered in engineering courses, such as marketing and career development. *Includes visualizing operation of analog circuits *Describes troubleshooting for optimum circuit performance *Demonstrates how to produce a saleable product

Op-Amp Circuits: Simulations and Experiments

Author: Sid Antoch

Publisher: Zap Studio

ISBN: 9781935422150

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 130

View: 4214

Operational amplifiers have a very broad range of application. This book focuses on the fundamentals which are applicable to many applications. All of the simulations and experiments demonstrate basic operational amplifier principles. The experiments may be easily modified and may serve as the basis for other applications. This book may be used as a circuit design and application reference for hobbyists, experimenters, and students. It may also be used as a supplement to a college level operational amplifier course and laboratory. An understanding of electric circuit analysis, semiconductor devices, and college level algebra are pre-requisites for this book. Simulation examples are presented using LTspice, a simulation program available as a free download from Linear Technology. TINA-TI, a simulation program available as a free download from Texas Instruments, is also introduced. Experiments provided may be performed using a solder-less breadboard, inexpensive parts, a small power supply, and a digital or USB oscilloscope. Some experiments also require a function generator. The circuits are provided in their basic and simplest forms. The experimenter may modify and augment the circuits as needed for particular applications.

Intuitive Analog Circuit Design

Author: Marc Thompson

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 0124059082

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 722

View: 8709

Intuitive Analog Circuit Design outlines ways of thinking about analog circuits and systems that let you develop a feel for what a good, working analog circuit design should be. This book reflects author Marc Thompson's 30 years of experience designing analog and power electronics circuits and teaching graduate-level analog circuit design, and is the ideal reference for anyone who needs a straightforward introduction to the subject. In this book, Dr. Thompson describes intuitive and "back-of-the-envelope" techniques for designing and analyzing analog circuits, including transistor amplifiers (CMOS, JFET, and bipolar), transistor switching, noise in analog circuits, thermal circuit design, magnetic circuit design, and control systems. The application of some simple rules of thumb and design techniques is the first step in developing an intuitive understanding of the behavior of complex electrical systems. Introducing analog circuit design with a minimum of mathematics, this book uses numerous real-world examples to help you make the transition to analog design. The second edition is an ideal introductory text for anyone new to the area of analog circuit design. Design examples are used throughout the text, along with end-of-chapter examples Covers real-world parasitic elements in circuit design and their effects

Operational Amplifiers

Author: G B Clayton

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483135551

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 416

View: 2579

Operational Amplifiers, Second Edition, provides a more comprehensive coverage of known modes of operational amplifier action. Greater emphasis is given to the factors influencing the performance limitations of practical circuits to make the book immediately useful to the ever increasing number of operational amplifier users. The book begins with a preliminary introduction to the capabilities of operational amplifiers. It then explains the significance of the performance parameters of practical amplifiers and describes amplifier testing procedures. Separate chapters illustrate the commonly used modes of operation for an operational amplifier. These include applications in basic scaling circuits, nonlinear circuits, and integrators and differentiators. The final chapter provides a resume and an overview of the practical considerations which the designer must take into account in order to exploit fully the operational amplifier approach to electronic instrumentation. This book is intended for both the user and the potential user of operational amplifiers and as such it should prove equally valuable to both the undergraduate student and the practicing engineer in the measurement sciences.

Op-amps and Linear Integrated Circuits

Author: Ramakant A. Gayakwad

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780136303282

Category: Linear integrated circuits.

Page: 640

View: 1679

This text presents the basic principles of op-amps and integrated circuits, with a very practical approach. It provides the latest available information, while retaining its blend of theory and practice within a straightforward presentation.

Op Amps for Everyone

Design Reference

Author: Ron Mancini

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780750677011

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 377

View: 8139

The operational amplifier ("op amp") is the most versatile and widely used type of analog IC, used in audio and voltage amplifiers, signal conditioners, signal converters, oscillators, and analog computing systems. Almost every electronic device uses at least one op amp. This book is Texas Instruments' complete professional-level tutorial and reference to operational amplifier theory and applications. Among the topics covered are basic op amp physics (including reviews of current and voltage division, Thevenin's theorem, and transistor models), idealized op amp operation and configuration, feedback theory and methods, single and dual supply operation, understanding op amp parameters, minimizing noise in op amp circuits, and practical applications such as instrumentation amplifiers, signal conditioning, oscillators, active filters, load and level conversions, and analog computing. There is also extensive coverage of circuit construction techniques, including circuit board design, grounding, input and output isolation, using decoupling capacitors, and frequency characteristics of passive components. The material in this book is applicable to all op amp ICs from all manufacturers, not just TI. Unlike textbook treatments of op amp theory that tend to focus on idealized op amp models and configuration, this title uses idealized models only when necessary to explain op amp theory. The bulk of this book is on real-world op amps and their applications; considerations such as thermal effects, circuit noise, circuit buffering, selection of appropriate op amps for a given application, and unexpected effects in passive components are all discussed in detail. *Published in conjunction with Texas Instruments *A single volume, professional-level guide to op amp theory and applications *Covers circuit board layout techniques for manufacturing op amp circuits.

Analog Circuit Design

Art, Science, and Personalities

Author: Jim Williams

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483105156

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 408

View: 1937

Analog Circuit Design

Demystifying Switched Capacitor Circuits

Author: Mingliang (Michael) Liu

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080458762

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 336

View: 9856

This book helps engineers to grasp fundamental theories and design principles by presenting physical and intuitive explanations of switched-capacitor circuits. Numerous circuit examples are discussed and the author emphasizes the most important and fundamental principles involved in implementing state-of-the-art switched-capacitor circuits for analog signal processing and power management applications. Throughout the book, the author presents numerous step-by-step tutorials and gives practical design examples. While some quantitative analysis is necessary to understand underlying concepts, tedious mathematical equations and formal proofs are avoided. An intuitive appreciation for switched-capacitor circuits is achieved. Much of the existing information on contemporary switched-capacitor circuit applications is in the form of applications notes and data sheets for various switched-capacitor ICs. This book compiles such information in a single volume and coherently organizes and structures it. The author has his own website at www.mingliangliu.com * Step-by-step tutorials which emphasize the most fundamental principals of switched-capacitor circuits * Few tedious mathematical equations * The first easy-to-understand compilation on this subject--most information available is not very cohesive

Designing Analog Chips

Author: Hans Camenzind

Publisher: Virtualbookworm Publishing

ISBN: 1589397185

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 244

View: 7451

A comprehensive introduction to CMOS and bipolar analog IC design. The book presumes no prior knowledge of linear design, making it comprehensible to engineers with a non-analog back-ground. The emphasis is on practical design, covering the entire field with hundreds of examples to explain the choices. Concepts are presented following the history of their discovery. Content: 1. Devices Semiconductors, The Bipolar Transistor, The Integrated Circuit, Integrated NPN Transistors, The Case of the Lateral PNP Transistor, CMOS Transistors, The Substrate PNP Transistor, Diodes, Zener Diodes, Resistors, Capacitors, CMOS vs. Bipolar; 2. Simulation, DC Analysis, AC Analysis, Transient Analysis, Variations, Models, Diode Model, Bipolar Transis-tor Model, Model for the Lateral PNP Transistor, MOS Transistor Models, Resistor Models, Models for Capacitors; 3. Current Mirrors; 4. Differential Pairs; 5. Current Sources; 6. Time Out: Analog Measures, dB, RMS, Noise, Fourier Analysis, Distortion, Frequency Compensation; 7. Bandgap References; 8. Op Amps; 9. Comparators; 10. Transimpedance Amplifiers; 11. Timers and Oscillators; 12. Phase-Locked Loops; 13. Filters; 14. Power, Linear Regulators, Low Drop-Out Regulators, Switching Regulators, Linear Power Amplifiers, Switching Power Am-plifiers; 15. A to D and D to A, The Delta-Sigma Converter; 16. Odds and Ends, Gilbert Cell, Multipliers, Peak Detectors, Rectifiers and Averaging Circuits, Thermometers, Zero-Crossing Detectors; 17. Layout.