Power Integrity: Measuring, Optimizing, and Troubleshooting Power Related Parameters in Electronics Systems

by: Steven M. Sandler


Abstract: Proven techniques for generating high-fidelity measurements. Power Integrity: Measuring, Optimizing, and Troubleshooting Power Related Parameters in Electronics Systems provides field-tested techniques for producing high-fidelity measurements using the appropriate equipment. The book thoroughly discusses measurement guidelines, test instrument selection and use, connecting the equipment to the device being tested, and interpreting the acquired data. The latest electronics technologies and their impact on measurement are discussed. Detailed photographs, screenshots, schematics, and equations are included throughout this practical guide. Learn how to accurately measure: • Impedance • Stability • Power supply rejection ratio (PSRR) • Reverse transfer and crosstalk • Step load response • Ripple and noise • Edges • High-frequency impedance
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Title: Power Integrity: Measuring, Optimizing, and Troubleshooting Power Related Parameters in Electronics Systems

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2014 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071830997

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Steven M. Sandler has worked in the field of power electronics for nearly 40 years. He is the founder and president of Picotest (www.Picotest.com), a company that designs and manufactures specialty test equipment. Mr. Sandler is also the founder and chief engineer of AEi Systems (www.AEiSystems.com), a company that provides engineering services, including worst case analysis, SPICE modeling, and failure analysis. He was a Test & Measurement World "Best in Test" finalist in 2013 and 2014. Mr. Sandler is the author of Switch-Mode Power Supply Simulation with PSpice and SPICE 3 and co-author of SPICE Circuit Handbook.

Description: Proven techniques for generating high-fidelity measurements. Power Integrity: Measuring, Optimizing, and Troubleshooting Power Related Parameters in Electronics Systems provides field-tested techniques for producing high-fidelity measurements using the appropriate equipment. The book thoroughly discusses measurement guidelines, test instrument selection and use, connecting the equipment to the device being tested, and interpreting the acquired data. The latest electronics technologies and their impact on measurement are discussed. Detailed photographs, screenshots, schematics, and equations are included throughout this practical guide. Learn how to accurately measure: • Impedance • Stability • Power supply rejection ratio (PSRR) • Reverse transfer and crosstalk • Step load response • Ripple and noise • Edges • High-frequency impedance