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

By Clive Maxfield

This enjoyable and readable e-book presents an excellent, complete creation to modern electronics. it isn't a "how-to-do" electronics e-book, yet relatively an in-depth rationalization of ways state-of-the-art built-in circuits paintings, how they're designed and synthetic, and the way they're prepare into robust and complicated digital structures. as well as the technical info, it is choked with useful details of curiosity and use to engineers and help group of workers within the electronics undefined. It even tells easy methods to pronounce the alphabet soup of acronyms that runs rampant within the industry.
Section 1: Fundamentals
Chapter 1Analog as opposed to Digital
Chapter 2Atoms, Molecules, and Crystals
Chapter 3Conductors, Insulators, and different Stuff
Chapter 4Semiconductors (Diodes and Transistors)
Chapter 5Primitive common sense Functions
Chapter 6Using Transistors to construct common sense Gates
Chapter 7Alternative Numbering Systems
Chapter 8Binary Arithmetic
Chapter 9Boolean Algebra
Chapter 10Karnaugh Maps
Chapter 11Slightly extra complicated Functions
Chapter 12State Machines
Chapter 13Analog-to-Digital and Vice Versa
Section 2: elements and Processes
Chapter 14Integrated Circuits (ICs)
Chapter 15Memory ICs
Chapter 16Programmable ICs
Chapter 17Application-Specific built-in Circuits (ASICs)
Chapter 18Circuit Boards
Chapter 19Hybrids
Chapter 20System-in-Package (Sip) and Friends
Chapter 21Alternative and destiny TechnologiesSection three: layout instruments and Stuff
Chapter 22General techniques
Chapter 23Design and Verification instruments

Appendix AAssertion-Level Logic
Appendix BPositive common sense as opposed to unfavorable Logic
Appendix CReed-Müller Logic
Appendix DGray Codes
Appendix ELinear suggestions Shift Registers (LFSRs)
Appendix FPass-Transistor Logic
Appendix GMore on Semiconductors
Appendix HRounding Algorithms 101
Appendix IPass-Transistor Logic
Appendix JAn fascinating Conundrum
Abbreviations and Acronyms

*Written in conversational, enjoyable variety that has generated a powerful following for the writer and revenues of over 14,000 copies for the 1st variations *The 3rd version is even higher and higher, with plenty of new fabric, illustrations, and an multiplied word list
*Ideal for education incoming engineers and technicians, and for individuals in advertising and marketing or different comparable fields or an individual else who must familiarize themselves with electronics phrases and technology

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