Thomas L. Floyd has a Masterís degree in Electrical Engineering (SMU) and Bachelorís degree in Electrical Engineering (UF). He has worked as a design engineer at Texas Instruments and senior engineer at Martin-Marietta (now Lockheed-Martin). In addition, he has five yearsí experience teaching and as department head of the Electrons Technology program at Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL, and five years teaching electronics technology at Mayland Community College, Spruce Pine, NC. Floyd has been writing textbooks in electronic technology since 1975 including Digital Fundamentals, Principles of Electric Circuits, Electronics Fundamentals, Electronic Devices, Electric Circuit Fundamentals, Digital Fundamentals: A Systems Approach, Digital Fundamentals with PLD Programming, Fundamentals of Analog Circuits: A Systems Approach, Science of Electronics: Digital, Analog Fundamentals, Basic Operational Amplifiers and Linear Integrated Circuits, DC/AC Fundamentals: A Systems Approach, and Renewable Energy Systems.
1. Introduction to Semiconductors 1
2. Diodes and Applications 24
3. Special-Purpose Diodes 102
4. Bipolar Junction Transistors 163
5. Transistor Bias Circuits 216
6. BJT Amplifiers 255
7. BJT Power Amplifiers 319
8. Field-Effect Transistors (FETs) 364
9. FET Amplifiers and Switching Circuits 434
10. Amplifier Frequency Response 493
11. Thyristors 552
12. The Operational Amplifier 590
13. Basic Op-Amp Circuits 656
14. Special-Purpose Integrated Circuits 707
15. Active Filters 753
16. Oscillators 796
17. Voltage Regulators 841
18. Communication Devices and Methods 880
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems 923
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