Analog Engineer’s Pocket Reference by TI

Here is a good pocket reference book about analog electronics.
Not much to write, just check for yourself.


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But if you are curious, here is a list of content of the book

  • Conversions
  • Physical constants
  • Standard decimal prefixes
  • Metric conversions
  • Temperature conversions
  • Error conversions (ppm and percentage)
  • Discrete components
  • Resistor color code
  • Standard resistor values
  • Practical capacitor model and specifications
  • Practical capacitors vs frequency
  • Capacitor type overview
  • Standard capacitance values
  • Capacitance marking and tolerance
  • Diodes and LEDs
  • Analog
  • Capacitor equations (series, parallel, charge, energy)
  • Inductor equations (series, parallel, energy)
  • Capacitor charge and discharge
  • RMS and mean voltage definition
  • RMS and mean voltage examples
  • Logarithmic mathematical definitions
  • dB definitions
  • Log scale
  • Pole and zero definitions and examples
  • Time to phase shift
  • Amplifier
  • Basic op amp configurations
  • Op amp bandwidth
  • Full power bandwidth
  • Small signal step response
  • Noise equations
  • Phase margin
  • Stability open loop SPICE analysis
  • Instrumentation Amp filter
  • PCB and wire
  • PCB conductor spacing
  • Self-heating of PCB traces on inside layer
  • PCB trace resistance for 1oz and 2oz Cu
  • Package types and dimensions
  • PCB parallel plate capacitance
  • PCB microstrip capacitance and inductance
  • PCB adjacent copper trace capacitance 
  • PCB via capacitance and inductance
  • Common coaxial cable specifications
  • Coaxial cable equations
  • Resistance per length for different wire types (AWG)
  • Maximum current for wire types
  • Sensor
  • Temperature sensor overview
  • Thermistor
  • Resistive temperature detector (RTD)
  • Diode temperature characteristics
  • Thermocouple (J and K)
  • A/D conversion
  • Binary/hex conversions
  • A/D and D/A transfer function (LSB, Data formats, FSR)
  • Quantization error
  • Signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)
  • Total harmonic distortion (THD)
  • Signal-to-noise and distortion (SINAD)
  • Effective number of bits (ENOB)
  • Noise free resolution and effective resolution
  • Setting time and conversion accuracy

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