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Navy Electricity and Electronics Training Series (NEETS)
Module 8 - Introduction to Amplifiers

Index:  Pages Index-1 through Index-3

Module 8 − Introduction to Amplifiers

Pages i, 1−1, 1−11, 1−21, 1−31, 2−1, 2−11, 2−21, 2−31, 3−1, 3−11, 3−21, 3−31, 3−41, 3−51, 3−61, AI−1, Index

MODULE 8 Index

A

Amplifier frequency response, 2-2 to 2-11

bandwidth of an amplifier, 2-3 to 2-5

factors affecting frequency response of an amplifier, 2-9 to 2-11

reading amplifier frequency-response curve, 2-5 to 2-7

Amplifier input/output impedance and gain, 2-18, 2-19

Amplifiers, 1-1 to 1-29 audio, 1-24 to 1-29

phase splitters, 1-24 to 1-26

push-pull amplifiers, 1-27 to 1-28 single-stage, 1-28, 1-29

classification of, 1-25 to 1-26

frequency response of amplifiers, 1-5

voltage amplifiers and power

amplifiers, 1-3, 1-4

introduction, 1-1, 1-2

summary, 1-29 to 1-38

transistor, 1-5 to 1-24

classes of operation, 1-6 to 1-9

coupling, 1-9 to 1-13

feedback, 1-17 to 1-24

impedance considerations for, 1-14 to 1-17

Amplifiers, special, 3-1 to 3-57

differential amplifiers, 3-2 to 3-14

basic differential amplifier circuit, 3-2

differential-input, differential-output,

differential amplifier, 3-13

single-input, differential-output, differential amplifier, 3-12

single-input, single-output, differential amplifier, 3-11

two-input, single-output, difference amplifier, 3-3 to 3-10

typical differential amplifier circuit, 3-10 introduction, 3-1

magnetic amplifiers, 3-42 to 3-57

basic operation, 3-42 to 3-44

Amplifiers, special - Continued

methods of changing inductance, 3-44 to 3-46

saturable-core reactor, 3-46 to 3-52

simplified magnetic amplifier circuitry, 3-52 to 3-57

operational amplifiers, 3-15 to 3-41

applications, 3-29 to 3-40

bandwidth limitations, 3-25 to 3-28

block diagram, 3-16 to 3-18

characteristics, 3-15

closed-loop operation, 3-18 to 3-23

summary, 3-57 to 3-69

Amplifiers, video, 2-12 to 2-16

high-frequency compensation, 2-12

low-frequency compensation, 2-15, 2-16

typical video-amplifier circuit, 2-16

Applications of operational amplifiers, 3-29 to 3-40

Audio amplifiers, 1-24 to 1-26

phase splitters, 1-27, 1-28

push-pull amplifiers, 1-28, 1-29

single-stage, 1-25, 1-26

 

B

Bandwidth limitations, operational amplifiers, 3-25 to 3-28

Bandwidth of an amplifier, 2-3 to 2-5

Block diagram, operational amplifiers, 3-16 to 3-18

 

C

Changing inductance, methods of, magnetic amplifiers, 3-44 to 3-46

Classes of operation, amplifier, 1-6 to 1-9

class A, 1-6, 1-7

class AB, 1-7 class B, 1-7, 1-8

class C, 1-8, 1-9

Classification of amplifiers, 1-3, 1-4

frequency response, 1-5

voltage amplifiers and power amplifiers, 1-3, 1-4

Index-1

Closed-loop operation, operational amplifiers, 3-18 to 3-23

Combination peaking, 2-14, 2-15

Compensation of RF amplifiers, 2-23 to 2-25

neutralization, 2-24, 2-25

transformers, 2-23

Coupling, amplifiers, 1-9 to 1-13

direct, 1-10, 1-11

impedance, 1-12, 1-13

RC, 1-11, 1-12 transformer, 1-13

Coupling, RF amplifier, 2-21 to 2-23

 

D

Differential amplifiers, 3-2 to 3-14

basic differential amplifier circuit, 3-2

differential-input, differential-output, differential amplifier, 3-13

single-input, differential-output, differential amplifier, 3-12

single-input, single-output, differential amplifier, 3-11

two-input, single-output, difference amplifier, 3-3 to 3-10

typical differential amplifier circuit, 3-10

Direct coupling, 1-10, 1-11

 

F

Factors affecting frequency response of an amplifier, 2-9 to 2-11

Feedback, amplifier, 1-17 to 1-24

negative, 1-23, 1-24

positive, 1-20 to 1-23

Frequency-determining network, RF amplifier, 2-19

Frequency-response curve, reading amplifier, 2-5 to 2-7

Frequency response of amplifiers, 1-5

 

G

Glossary, AI-l to AI-3

H

High-frequency compensation for video, 2-12 to 2-16

amplifiers, 2-12 to 2-15

combination peaking, 2-14, 2-15

series peaking, 2-12, 2-13

shunt peaking, 2-13, 2-14

 

I

Impedance considerations for amplifiers, 1-14 to 1-17

Impedance coupling, 1-12, 1-13

 

L

Learning objectives, video and RF amplifiers, 2-1

Low-frequency compensation for video amplifiers, 2-15, 2-16

 

M

Magnetic amplifiers, 3-42 to 3-57

basic operation, 3-42 to 3-44

methods of changing inductance, 3-44 to 3-46

saturable-core reactor, 3-46 to 3-52 simplified magnetic amplifier circuitry, 3-52 to 3-57

 

O

Operational amplifiers, 3-15 to 3-41 applications, 3-29 to 3-40

difference amplifier (subtractor), 3-36 to 3-40

summing amplifier (adder), 3-29 to 3-35

bandwidth limitations, 3-25 to 3-28

block diagram, 3-16, 3-17

characteristics, 3-15

closed-loop operation, 3-18 to 3-28

inverting configuration, 3-18 to 3-23

noninverting configuration, 3-23 to 3-28

Index-2

P

Peaking, high-frequency compensation for video amplifiers, 2-12 to 2-15

combination, 2-14

series, 2-13

shunt, 2-12

Phase splitters, 1-27, 1-28

Power amplifiers and voltage amplifiers, 1-3, 1-4

Push-pull amplifiers, 1-28, 1-29

 

R

Radio-frequency amplifiers, 2-17 to 2-27

amplifier input/output impedance and gain, 2-18, 2-19

compensation, 2-23 to 2-25

frequency-determining network, 2-19

rf amplifier coupling, 2-21 to 2-23

typical circuits, 2-25 to 2-27

RC coupling, 1-11, 1-12

Reading amplifier frequency-response curve, 2-9

 

S

Saturable-core reactor, magnetic amplifiers, 3-46 to 3-52

Series peaking, 2-12, 2-13

Shunt peaking, 2-13, 2-14

Single-stage audio amplifiers, 1-25, 1-26

 

T

Transformer coupling, 1-13

Transistor amplifiers, 1-5 to 1-24

classes of operation, 1-6 to 1-9

coupling, 1-9 to 1-13

feedback, 1-17 to 1-24

Transistor amplifiers - Continued

impedance considerations for amplifiers, 1-14 to 1-17

 

V

Video and RF amplifiers, 2-1 to 2-27

amplifier frequency response, 2-5 to 2-7

bandwidth of an amplifier, 2-3 to 2-5

factors affecting frequency response of an amplifier, 2-9 to 2-11

reading amplifier frequency-response curve, 2-5 to 2-7

introduction, 2-1 learning objectives, 2-1

radio-frequency amplifiers, 2-17 to 2-27

amplifier input/output impedance and gain, 2-18, 2-19

compensation, 2-23 to 2-25

frequency-determining network, 2-19

RF amplifier coupling, 2-21 to 2-23

typical circuits, 2-25 to 2-27

summary, 2-28 to 2-33

video amplifiers, 2-12 to 2-15

high-frequency compensation, 2-12, 2-13

low-frequency, 2-15 to 2-16

typical video-amplifier circuit, 2-16

Voltage amplifiers and power amplifiers, 1-3, 1-4

Index-3

NEETS Modules
- Matter, Energy, and Direct Current
- Alternating Current and Transformers
- Circuit Protection, Control, and Measurement
- Electrical Conductors, Wiring Techniques, and Schematic Reading
- Generators and Motors
- Electronic Emission, Tubes, and Power Supplies
- Solid-State Devices and Power Supplies
- Amplifiers
- Wave-Generation and Wave-Shaping Circuits
- Wave Propagation, Transmission Lines, and Antennas
- Microwave Principles
- Modulation Principles
- Introduction to Number Systems and Logic Circuits
- - Introduction to Microelectronics
- Principles of Synchros, Servos, and Gyros
- Introduction to Test Equipment
- Radio-Frequency Communications Principles
- Radar Principles
- The Technician's Handbook, Master Glossary
- Test Methods and Practices
- Introduction to Digital Computers
- Magnetic Recording
- Introduction to Fiber Optics
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