Analog Circuits

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Robert Pease
Newnes, Jul 2, 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 472 pages
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Newnes has worked with Robert Pease, a leader in the field of analog design to select the very best design-specific material that we have to offer. The Newnes portfolio has always been know for its practical no nonsense approach and our design content is in keeping with that tradition. This material has been chosen based on its timeliness and timelessness. Designers will find inspiration between these covers highlighting basic design concepts that can be adapted to today's hottest technology as well as design material specific to what is happening in the field today. As an added bonus the editor of this reference tells you why this is important material to have on hand at all times. A library must for any design engineers in these fields.

*Hand-picked content selected by analog design legend Robert Pease
*Proven best design practices for op amps, feedback loops, and all types of filters
*Case histories and design examples get you off and running on your current project

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My Approach to Feedback Loop Design
Basic Operational Amplifier Topologies and a Case Study
Finding the Perfect OpAmp for Your Perfect Circuit
Review of Passive Components and a Case Study in PC Board Layout
Analog Lowpass Filters
Highpass Filters
Noise The Three CategoriesDevice Conducted and Emitted
CurrentFeedback Amplifiers
The Basics Behind AnalogtoDigital Converters
The Right ADC for the Right Application
Working the Analog Problem From the Digital Domain
Whats All This Error Budget Stuff Anyhow?
Whats All This VsubBE Stuff Anyhow?
The Zoo Circuit
AnalogtoDigital Converter Specification Definitions and Formulas

How to Design Analog Circuits Without a Computer or a Lot of Paper
Bandpass Filters
Bandstop Notch Filters
Capacitor Coefficients for Lowpass SallenKey Filters

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2008)

Pease attended Mt. Hermon School, and graduated from MIT in 1961 with a BSEE. He worked at Philbrick Researches up to 1975 and designed many OpAmps and Analog Computing Modules.

Pease joined National Semiconductor in 1976. He has designed about 24 analog ICs including power regulators, voltage references, and temp sensors. He has written 65+ magazine articles and holds about 21 US patents. Pease is the self-declared Czar of Bandgaps since 1986. He enjoys hiking and trekking in Nepal, and ferroequinology. His position at NSC is Staff Scientist. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.

Pease wrote the definitive book, TROUBLESHOOTING ANALOG CIRCUITS, now in its 18th printing. It has been translated into French, German, Dutch, Russian, and Polish. Pease is a columnist in Electronic Design magazine, with over 240 columns published. The column, PEASE PORRIDGE, covers a wide range of technical topics.

Pease also has posted many technical and semi-technical items on his main web-site: Many of Pease's recent columns are accessible there.

Pease was inducted into the E.E. Hall Of Fame in 2002. Refer to: See Pease's other web site at