Electronic Circuit Design - Theory & Practice

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The list author says: "This is not an undergraduate guide. It is more of a professional reference on how to design various types of electronic circuits. These types of books were very popular when I got my BSEE in 1979, but with the advent of so much COTS electronics, very few people still do this on an individual basis."
The Art of Electronics
1.  The Art of Electronics by Paul Horowitz
The list author says:
  "Covers everything electronic from discrete electronics to microprocessors to high speed logic design."
$95.00   Used & New from: $65.98
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (203 customer reviews)

Schaum's Outline of Electronic Devices and Circuits, Second Edition
2.  Schaum's Outline of Electronic Devices and Circuits, Second Edition by Jimmie J. Cathey
The list author says:
  "Good examples of circuit design techniques using discrete devices - BJT's, Op-Amps, FET's, and diodes. Nothing on the physics of electronic devices."
$14.77   Used & New from: $9.68
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Digital Logic Design, Fourth Edition
3.  Digital Logic Design, Fourth Edition by C J. Woods
The list author says:
  "The best book for learning the rules of designing digital circuits. Start your digital design journey here."
$48.40   Used & New from: $18.64
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

High Speed Digital Design: A Handbook of Black Magic
4.  High Speed Digital Design: A Handbook of Black Magic by Howard W. Johnson
The list author says:
  "A classic in designing high speed digital circuits."
$97.63   Used & New from: $41.00
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

Circuit Design with VHDL
5.  Circuit Design with VHDL by Volnei A. Pedroni
The list author says:
  "Clear presentation of VHDL with plenty of examples.  You need to know VHDL before you move into ASIC design."
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Advanced Digital Logic Design Using VHDL, State Machines, and Synthesis for FPGA's
6.  Advanced Digital Logic Design Using VHDL, State Machines, and Synthesis for FPGA's by Sunggu Lee
The list author says:
  "An advanced book on digital design. Shows the design of complex circuits such as digital control circuits, network interface circuits, pipelined arithmetic units, & RISC micros. It emphasizes the use of synthesizable VHDL code & provides numerous worked-out design examples including a USB interface, a pipelined multiply-accumulate unit, & a pipelined microprocessor for the ARM THUMB architecture."
$177.86   Used & New from: $4.45
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Application-Specific Integrated Circuits
7.  Application-Specific Integrated Circuits by Michael John Sebastian Smith
The list author says:
  "When you are ready to learn about ASIC circuits, start here."
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Self-Checking and Fault-Tolerant Digital Design (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Architecture and Design)
8.  Self-Checking and Fault-Tolerant Digital Design (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Architecture and Design) by Parag K. Lala
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  "You need to know something about error control  and fault tolerant design."
$98.99   Used & New from: $0.01
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Design with Operational Amplifiers and Analog Integrated Circuits
9.  Design with Operational Amplifiers and Analog Integrated Circuits by Sergio Franco
The list author says:
  "Really a top notch book on op-amps and almost anything you'd ever do with them. Has math where it's needed and rules of thumb where it isn't. Actually is just a great analog design book altogether."
$232.97   Used & New from: $48.02
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Intuitive Analog Circuit Design
10.  Intuitive Analog Circuit Design by Marc T. Thompson
The list author says:
  "A helpful book for designing analog circuits from building blocks of transistors, diodes, and op-amps. Merges signal processing, electronics, and construction techniques. A practical guide for the engineer, not the hobbyist."
$72.25   Used & New from: $19.26
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Active Filter Cookbook, Second Edition
11.  Active Filter Cookbook, Second Edition by Donald E. Lancaster
The list author says:
  "Don Lancaster, the master of circuit project books, shows many useful working active circuits. Good for students that need good examples."
$46.83   Used & New from: $14.47
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

The Forrest Mims Circuit Scrapbook, Vol 1
12.  The Forrest Mims Circuit Scrapbook, Vol 1 by Forrest M. Mims
The list author says:
  "Forrest Mims makes simple devices the centerpiece of interesting circuits."
$27.27   Used & New from: $16.73
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Science  and Communication Circuits & Projects
13.  Science and Communication Circuits & Projects by Forrest M. Mims III
The list author says:
  "This is a unique book by Mims on circuits that monitor the environment. Good for student science projects."
$11.66   Used & New from: $5.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Encyclopedia of Electronic Circuits, Volume 7
14.  Encyclopedia of Electronic Circuits, Volume 7 by Rudolf Graf
The list author says:
  "Lots of people hate this book  because many of the circuits need modification. Instead, think of it as a treasure trove of ideas."
$36.75   Used & New from: $16.94
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

DSP Filter Cookbook (Electronics Cookbook Series)
15.  DSP Filter Cookbook (Electronics Cookbook Series) by John Lane
The list author says:
  "Concentrates on the design of IIR filters for audio applications. Not much on theory here."
$84.53   Used & New from: $57.87
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Digital Video Electronics with 12 Complete Projects
16.  Digital Video Electronics with 12 Complete Projects by Andrei Cernasov
The list author says:
  "If you know something about image processing & circuitry you'll get a lot out of this book focusing on video electronics with projects."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Designing Embedded Hardware
17.  Designing Embedded Hardware by John Catsoulis
The list author says:
  "Discover the hardware necessary to make embedded systems."
$41.44   Used & New from: $23.35
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Programming Embedded Systems: With C and GNU Development Tools, 2nd Edition
18.  Programming Embedded Systems: With C and GNU Development Tools, 2nd Edition by Michael Barr
The list author says:
  "After you know embedded hardware, learn how it is controlled via software."
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Embedded Ethernet and Internet Complete (Complete Guides series)
19.  Embedded Ethernet and Internet Complete (Complete Guides series) by Jan Axelson
The list author says:
  "Shows details about ethernet hardware to the point you could probably build a hardware router."
$37.77   Used & New from: $2.55
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Microprocessor Systems Design: 68000 Family Hardware, Software, and Interfacing
20.  Microprocessor Systems Design: 68000 Family Hardware, Software, and Interfacing by Alan Clements
The list author says:
  "Latest edition of series on 68k microprocessor interfacing. A very good series by a very good author."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Understanding Telephone Electronics, Fourth Edition
21.  Understanding Telephone Electronics, Fourth Edition by Joseph J. Carr
The list author says:
  "Introduces state-of-the-art speech circuits, dialing, ringing, and central office electronics. Dissects modems and digital transmission techniques. Studies microcomputers and cellular phones."
$56.95   Used & New from: $5.94
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Understanding Automotive Electronics (Sams Understanding Series)
22.  Understanding Automotive Electronics (Sams Understanding Series) by William Ribbens
The list author says:
  "How electronics affects engine performance, fuel economy, & emissions. Describes the role of electronics in speed control, ride control, & anti-lock braking. Inside information on speech synthesis"
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Optoelectronics, Fiber Optics, and Laser Cookbook
23.  Optoelectronics, Fiber Optics, and Laser Cookbook by Thomas Petruzzellis
The list author says:
  "circuit projects, from laser alarm systems to high-speed fiberoptic data links. Circuit diagrams, schematics, &  parts lists accompany each project. Look elsewhere for optical theory."
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Robotics, Mechatronics, and Artificial Intelligence: Experimental Circuit Blocks for Designers
24.  Robotics, Mechatronics, and Artificial Intelligence: Experimental Circuit Blocks for Designers by Newton C. Braga
The list author says:
  "There are circuits for anything from Touch Lamps and Light Dimmers through to the more robotic circuits like the particularly good chapter on H-Bridges. There really isn't anything about AI in here."
$46.43   Used & New from: $20.79
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Mechatronics for the Evil Genius: 25 Build-it-Yourself Projects
25.  Mechatronics for the Evil Genius: 25 Build-it-Yourself Projects by Newton C. Braga
The list author says:
  "More projects/circuits showing intersection of electronics & mechanics. Build your own mechanical race car, combat robot, ionic motor, mechatronic head, light beam remote control, & 20 other projects."
$19.04   Used & New from: $9.26
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

RF Design Guide Systems, Circuits and Equations (Artech House Antennas and Propagation Library)
26.  RF Design Guide Systems, Circuits and Equations (Artech House Antennas and Propagation Library) by Peter Vizmuller
The list author says:
  "Superb reference with large numbers of practical circuits. Disk contains Excel spreadsheet for easy calculation of formulas."
$166.25   Used & New from: $80.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Principles of Power Electronics
27.  Principles of Power Electronics by John G. Kassakian
The list author says:
  "Exposes the fundamental principles, concepts, techniques, methods, and circuits necessary for the reader to understand and design power electronic systems."
$185.33   Used & New from: $61.98
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

The Black Art of Video Game Console Design
28.  The Black Art of Video Game Console Design by Andre Lamothe
The list author says:
  "1 of a kind book starts with basic electronics and works up to building a video game console from scratch. A fun way to get into electronics."
$54.43   Used & New from: $27.98
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Electronic Games for the Evil Genius: 21 Do-It-Yourself Entertaining Projects
29.  Electronic Games for the Evil Genius: 21 Do-It-Yourself Entertaining Projects by Thomas Petruzzellis
The list author says:
  "About the building of very simple games driven solely by electronics. There is no code or microcontroller driving any of the games. There are a total of 35 projects, all with complete schematics and instructions."
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How to Build a Lie Detector, Brain Wave Monitor and Other Secret Parapsychological Electronics Projects
30.  How to Build a Lie Detector, Brain Wave Monitor and Other Secret Parapsychological Electronics Projects by Mike Wolverton
The list author says:
  "One of those weird hobbyist electronic books that TAB put out in the early 80's. Very typical of the Heathkit era with some projects that still look interesting if not useful today."
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Electronic Music Circuit Guidebook
31.  Electronic Music Circuit Guidebook by Brice Ward
The list author says:
  "An excellent & hard to find book from 1975. Many excellent schematics & an excellent guide for the person designing their first audio effects box. Most basic audio effects theory & applications are discussed with at least 1 schematic for every type of effect. Explanations are very complete, making the book good for novices to experts."
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