9. Bistable Multivibrators – Pulse and Digital Circuits

CHAPTER 9

Bistable Multivibrators

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After reading this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Analyse fixed-bias and self-bias bistable multivibrators
  • Design bistable multivibrator circuits
  • Realize the need for commutating condensers in a bistable multivibrator
  • Find out the resolution time and the maximum switching speed of a bistable multivibrator
  • Analyse and design emitter-coupled bistable multivibrator, also called Schmitt triggers
  • Describe the applications of bistable multivibrator circuits