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posted in August 2004
Filter-free design helps class-D audio amplifier implementations
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8/16/2004   Post a comment
Although class-D amplifiers have been around for a while, only a small number of engineers understand how a class-D amplifier works and what makes it efficient. A Texas Instruments engineer explains why some class-D amplifiers require LC filters while others do not.
My Spice lied to me! Why is this such a common complaint?
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8/7/2004   Post a comment
Take a precision razor (the Spice engine), insert a crappy blade (the Model); the result will be a guaranteed terrible shave, says this analog rascal. Those of you who remember Bill Pacoe's colorful and informative talks at the Analog and Mixed-Signal Applications Conferences will find this an interesting reprise.


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11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
EDN Staff
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This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
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- An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

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