Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory – Robert L. Boylestad – 8th Edition


Highly accurate and thoroughly updated, this text has set the standard in electronic devices and circuit theory for over 25 years. Boylestad offers students a complete and comprehensive survey, focusing on all the essentials they will need to succeed on the job. This very readable presentation is supported by strong pedagogy and content that is ideal for new students of this rapidly changing field. Its colorful, student-friendly layout boasts a large number of stunning photographs. A broad range of ancillary materials is available for instructor support.

  • NEW – Over 40 new end-of-chapter practical examples added throughout—Provides an understanding of the design process not normally available at this level.
  • NEW – Summaries added to the end of every chapter—Uses boldface type in much the same way as students use highlighting markers; limits list of equations with each summary to those a student can realistically bring away from the course.
  • NEW – Expanded coverage of computer software—Both Mathcad and Electronics Workbench have been included throughout the text.
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  • 1. Semiconductor Diodes.
    Ideal Diode. Semiconductor Materials. Energy Levels. Extrinsic Materials—n-type and p-type. Semiconductor Diode. Mathcad. Resistance Levels. Diode Equivalent Circuits. Diode Specification Sheets. Transition and Diffusion Capacitance. Reverse Recovery Time. Semiconductor Diode Notation. Diode Testing. Zener Diodes. Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs). Diode Arrays—Integrated Circuits.

    2. Diode Applications.
    Load Line Analysis. Diode Approximations. Series Diode Configurations with DC Inputs. Parallel and Series-Parallel Configurations. AND/OR Gates. Sinusoidal Inputs: Half-Wave Rectification. Full-Wave Rectification. Clippers. Clampers. Zener Diodes. Voltage Multiplier Circuits. Practical Applications.

    3. Bipolar Junction Transistors.
    Transistor Construction. Transistor Operation. Common-Base Configuration. Transistor Amplifying Action. Common-Emitter Configuration. Common-Collector Configuration. Limits of Operation. Transistor Specification Sheet. Transistor Testing. Transistor Casting and Terminal Identification.

    4. DC Biasing—BJT's.
    Operating Point. Fixed-Bias Circuit. Emitter-Stabilized Bias Circuit. Voltage-Divider Bias. DC Bias with Voltage Feedback. Miscellaneous Bias Configurations. Design Operations. Transistor Switching Networks. Troubleshooting Techniques. PNP Transistors. Bias Stabilization. Practical Applications.

    5. Field-Effect Transistors.
    Construction and Characteristics of JFETs. Transfer Characteristics. Specification Sheets (JFETs). Instrumentation. Important Relationships. Depletion-Type MOSFET. Enhancement-Type MOSFET. MOSFET Handling. VMOS. CMOS. Summary Table.

    6. FET Biasing.
    Fixed-Bias Configuration. Self-Bias Configuration. Voltage-Divider Biasing. Depletion-Type MOSFETs. Enhancement-Type MOSFETs. Summary Table. Combination Networks. Design. Troubleshooting. P-Channel FETs. Universal JFET Bias Curve. Practical Applications.

    7. BJT Transistor Modeling.
    Amplification in the AC Domain. BJT Transistor Modeling. The Important Parameters: Zi, Zo, Av, Ai. The re Transistor Model. The Hybrid Equivalent Model. Graphical Determination of the h-parameters. Variations of Transistor Parameters.

    8. BJT Small-Signal Analysis.
    Common-Emitter Fixed-Bias Configuration. Voltage-Divider Bias. CE Emitter-Bias Configuration. Emitter-Follower Configuration. Common-Base Configuration. Collector Feedback Configuration. Collector DC Feedback Configuration. Approximate Hybrid Equivalent Circuit. Complete Hybrid Equivalent Model. Summary Table. Troubleshooting. Practical Applications.

    9. FET Small-Signal Analysis.
    FET Small-Signal Model. JFET Fixed-Bias Configuration. JFET Self-Bias Configuration. JFET Voltage-Divider Configuration. JFET Source-Follower (Common-Drain) Configuration. JFET Common-Gate Configuration. Depletion-Type MOSFETs. Enhancement-Type MOSFETs. E-MOSFET Drain-Feedback Configuration. E-MOSFET Voltage-Divider Configuration. Designing FET Amplifier Networks. Summary Table. Troubleshooting. Practical Applications.

    10. Systems Approach—Effects of Rs and RL .
    Two-Port Systems. Effect of a Load Impedance (RL). Effect of a Source Impedance (RS). Combined Effect of Rs and RL. BJT CE Networks. BJT Emitter-Follower Networks. BJT CB Networks. FET Networks. Summary Table. Cascaded Systems.

    11. BJT and JFET Frequency Response.
    Logarithms. Decibels. General Frequency Considerations. Low-Frequency Analysis—Bode Plot. Low-Frequency Response—BJT Amplifier. Low-Frequency Response—FET Amplifier. Miller Effect Capacitance. High-Frequency Response—BJT Amplifier. High-Frequency Response— FET Amplifier. Multistage Frequency Effects. Square-Wave Testing.

    12. Compound Configurations.
    Cascade Connection. Cascode Connection. Darlington Connection. Feedback Pair. CMOS Circuit. Current Source Circuits. Current Mirror Circuits. Differential Amplifier Circuit. BIFET, BIMOS, and CMOS Differential Amplifier Circuits.

    13. Operational Amplifiers.
    Differential and Common-Mode Operation. Op-amp Basics. Practical Op-amp Circuits. Op-amp Specifications—DC Offset Parameters. Op-amp Specifications—Frequency Parameters. Op-amp Unit Specifications.

    14. Op-Amp Applications.
    Constant-Gain Multiplier. Voltage Summing. Voltage Buffer. Controlled Sources. Instrumentation Circuits. Active Filters.

    15. Power Amplifiers.
    Series-Fed Class A Amplifier. Transformer-Coupled Class A Amplifier. Class B Amplifier Operation. Class B Amplifier Circuits. Amplifier Distortion. Power Transistor Heat Sinking. Class C and Class D Amplifiers.

    16. Linear-Digital ICs.
    Comparator Unit Operation. Digital-Analog Converters. Timer IC Unit Operation. Voltage-Controlled Oscillator. Phase-Locked Loop. Interfacing Circuitry.

    17. Feedback and Oscillator Circuits.
    Feedback Concepts. Feedback Connection Types. Practical Feedback Circuits. Feedback Amplifier—Phase and Frequency Considerations. Oscillator Operation. Phase-Shift Oscillator. Wien Bridge Oscillator. Tuned Oscillator Circuit. Crystal Oscillator. Unijunction Oscillator.

    18. Power Supplies (Voltage Regulators).
    General Filter Considerations. Capacitor Filter. RC Filter. Discrete Transistor Voltage Regulation. IC Voltage Regulators.

    19. Other Two-Terminal Devices.
    Schottky Barrier (Hot-Carrier) Diodes. Varactor (Varicap) Diodes. Power Diodes. Tunnel Diodes. Photodiodes. Photoconductive Cells. IR Emitters. Liquid-Crystal Displays. Solar Cells. Thermistors.

    20. pnpn and Other Devices.
    Silicon-Controlled Rectifier. Basic Silicon-Controlled Recitifier Operation. SCR Characteristics and Ratings. SCR Construction and Terminal Identification. SCR Applications. Silicon-Controlled Switch. Gate Turn-Off Switch. Light-Activated SCR. Shockley Diode. DIAC. TRIAC. Unijunction Transistor. Phototransistors. Opto-Isolators. Programmable Unijunction Transistor.

    21. Oscilloscope and Other Measuring Instruments.
    Cathode Ray Tube—Theory and Construction. Cathode Ray Oscilloscope Operation. Voltage Sweep Operation. Synchronization and Triggering. Multitrace Operation. Measurement Using Calibrated CRO Scales. Special CRO Features. Signal Generators.

    Appendix A: Making the Chips that Run the World.
    Appendix B: Hybrid Parameters—Conversion Equations (Exact and Approximate).
    Appendix C: Ripple Factor and Voltage Calculations.
    Appendix D: Charts and Tables.
    Appendix E: Solutions to Selected Odd-Numbered Problems.
  • Citation
    • Full Title: Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory
    • Author/s:
    • ISBN-13: 9780130284839
    • Edition: 8th Edition
    • Publication date: 2002
    • Topic: Electrical
    • Subtopic: Circuit Analysis
    • File Type: Solution Manual
    • Idioma: English

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