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Description - Electronics by Allan R. Hambley

The book provides a wealth of readily accessible information on basic electronics for those interested in electrical and computer engineering. Its friendly approach, clear writing style, and realistic design examples, which earned Hambley the 1998 ASEE Meriam/Wiley Distinguished Author Award, continue in the Second Edition. FEATURES/BENEFITS *NEW - Refines and reorganizes chapter content. The introduction and treatment of external amplifier characteristics has been condensed into the first chapter; op amps are treated in a single chapter; and treatment of device physics has been shortened and appears in various chapters on an as-needed basis. *Avoids overloading beginners with unnecessary detail, making the book more succinct and user friendly. *NEW - Provides early treatment of integrated-circuit techniques with greater emphasis throughout. *Enabling readers to gain knowledge of integrated circuits without taking an advanced course. It also integrates the concepts, rather than presenting them in piecemeal fashion. *NEW - Emphasizes MOSFETs over JFETs. *Preparing the reader for advanced study of analog and digital CMOS and ICs. *Offers outstanding pedagogical features throughout. Chapter opening material shows the reader how each chapter is organized. Example titles allow the reader to easily locate examples related to a particular topic. Margin comments summarize procedures and emphasize important points. *Treats digital circuits early in the book. *Emphasizes design. For example, Anatomy of Design sections show realistic design examples. *Demonstrates ways in which material fits together, providing motivation and creating interest.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780136919827
ISBN-10: 0136919820
Format: Hardback
(236mm x 209mm x mm)
Pages: 888
Imprint: Pearson
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 3-Aug-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Allan R. Hambley

ALLAN R. HAMBLEY received his B.S. degree from Michigan Technological University, his M.S. degree from Illinois Institute of Technology, and his Ph.D. from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He has worked in industry for Hazeltine Research Inc., Warwick Electronics, and Harris Government Systems. He is currently Professor of Electrical Engineering at Michigan Tech. The Michigan Tech chapter of Eta Kappa Nu named him the Outstanding Electrical Engineering Teacher of the Year in 1995. He has won the National Technological University Outstanding Instructor Award six times for his courses in communication systems. The American Society for Engineering Education presented him with the 1998 Meriam Wiley Distinguished Author Award for the first edition of this book. His hobbies include fishing, boating in remote areas of Lake Superior, and gardening.