Electronics I & II

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Table of Content:

Chapter 1: Introduction: circuit theory basics
Chapter 2: Operational Amplifier basics
Chapter 3: Op Amps - Non-ideal behavior
Chapter 4: Op Amp applications - Advanced topics
Chapter 5: Solid-state diodes and diode circuits
Chapter 6: Diode rectifiers and voltage regulators
Chapter 7: Diode application Topics
Chapter 8: Transistor basic concepts
Chapter 9: Amplifier Stages
Chapter 10: Multi-stage amplifier configurations
Chapter 11: The Current Mirror
Chapter 12: Differential Amplifiers
Chapter 13: Transimpedance Amplifiers
Chapter 14: Voltage References
Chapter 15: MOSFET Applications
Chapter 16: Amplifier advanced topics
Chapter 17: Power Management Circuits
Chapter 18: Data Converter circuits
Chapter 19: Digital to Analog Converters
Chapter 20: Analog to Digital Converters
Chapter 21: Digital electronics (part 1)

Lab Activity Material Outline Electronics I and II

Related supplemental Mini-Tutorials and eBooks

Ask the Applications Engineer: Op Amp Issues – Discusses different types of operational amplifier and the reasons for those differences.

Current-Output Circuit Techniques Add Versatility to Your Analog Toolbox - Good supplementary material for Chapter 11.

Glossary of Terms

Other sources

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