By Jon B. Hagen
We use this e-book in refreshing/training all of our new engineers that would be operating with RF magnetics. The ebook is written throughout a truly large number of subject matters and is as a result missing in penetrating aspect as others have pointed out. Therin lies the books basically genuine sin - that of attempting to conceal an excessive amount of.
If, although, your quest is to dirt the cobwebs or get your brain round the 'mysterious' international of RF electronics, this e-book may be very usefull. Jon's titanic adventure indicates via within the variety of data, now not inevitably the intensity of it, that is solid for individuals like me that need to know a bit of every thing with a purpose to correctly body what i'm approximately to immerse myself in.
In the case of RF Electronics, i might hugely suggest Chris Bowick's publication "RF Circuit layout" as a spouse to this ebook for these in need of extra extensive info on the design/circuit point & for these looking a few extra trying out counsel to Joseph J. Carr's booklet "Practical Radio Frequency try out & Measurement". finally, while you are both HAM or magnetics-centric, I hugely suggest Jerry Sevick's booklet "Transmission Line Trasformers". those 4 books offers you a truly strong library & when you are doing PCB layouts, spend the cash on Tim Williams "Circuit Designers Companion", it's going to pay for itself on your first structure with a brand new engineer. In our event, those were the "Fabulous Five", so that you could converse, of RF Electronics.
This moment, up-to-date variation of the best-selling Radio-Frequency Electronics introduces the elemental innovations and key circuits of radio-frequency platforms. It covers the elemental ideas making use of to all radio units, from instant single-chip facts transceivers to high-power broadcast transmitters. This new version is largely revised and accelerated all through, together with extra chapters on radar, electronic modulation, GPS navigation, and S-parameter circuit research. New labored examples and end-of-chapter difficulties are integrated to help and attempt knowing of the subjects coated, in addition to various additional figures to supply a visible relief to studying. Key issues lined comprise filters, amplifiers, oscillators, modulators, low-noise amplifiers, part lock loops, transformers, waveguides, and antennas. Assuming no past wisdom of radio electronics, it is a ideal creation to the topic. it really is an excellent textbook for junior or senior classes in electric engineering, in addition to a useful reference for pro engineers during this zone.