1. An Introduction to Pulse Waveforms – Pulse and Digital Circuits

CHAPTER 1

An Introduction to Pulse Waveforms

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After reading this chapter, you will be able to:

  • State and use network theorems
  • Understand the relevance of the performance quantities of an amplifier
  • Understand the need and application of the three configurations of amplifiers
  • Appreciate the need for cascading amplifiers; and understand the concept of feedback in amplifiers, power amplifiers and oscillators
  • Understand the principle of operation of operational amplifiers
  • Describe the characteristics of pulse waveforms