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Bebop to the Boolean Boogie 2E

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Bebop to the Boolean Boogie 2E

Clive'Max' Maxfield

ISBN 0750675438
Pages 500

From reviews of the first edition:

'If you want to be reminded of the joy of electronics, take a look at Clive (Max) Maxfield's book Bebop to the Boolean Boogie.' --Computer Design

'Lives up to its title as a useful and entertaining technical guide....well-suited for students, technical writers, technicians, and sales and marketing people.' --Electronic Design

'Writing a book like this one takes audacity! ... Maxfield writes lucidly on a variety of complex topics without 'writing down' to his audience.' --EDN

'A highly readable, well-illustrated guided tour through basic electronics.' -Science Books & Films

'Extremely readable and easy to understand, you'll wonder how people learned about this stuff before this book came along.' --New Book Bulletin, Computer Literacy Bookshops

Section 1: Fundamental Concepts Chapter 1: Analog versus Digital Chapter 2: Atoms, Molecules, and Crystals Chapter 3: Conductors and Insulators; Voltage, Current, Resistance, Capacitance, and Inductance Chapter 4: Semiconductors: Diode and Transistors Chapter 5: Primitive Logic Functions Chapter 6: Using Transistors to Build Primitive Logic Functions Chapter 7: Alternative Numbering Systems Chapter 8: Binary Arithmetic Chapter 9: Boolean Algebra Chapter 10: Karnaugh Maps Chapter 11: Using Primitive Logic Functions to Build More Complex Functions Chapter 12: State Diagrams, State Tables, State Machines Chapter 13: Analog-to-Digital and Digital-to-Analog Chapter 14: Integrated Circuits (ICs) Chapter 15: Memory ICs Chapter 16: Programmable ICs Chapter 17: Application-Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) Chapter 18: Circuit Boards (PWBs and DWBs) Chapter 19: Hybrids Chapter 20: Multichip Modules (MCMs) Chapter 21: Alternative and Future Technologies Appendix A: Assertion-Level Logic Appendix B: Positive Logic versus Negative Logic Appendix C: Reed-Muller Logic Appendix D: Gray Codes Appendix E: A Reed-Muller Extraction Utility Appendix F: Linear Feedback Shift Registers (LFSRs) Appendix G: Pass-Transistor Logic Appendix H: No-Holds-Barred Seafood Gumbo