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    DescriptionOscilloscopes are essential tools for checking circuit operation and diagnosing faults, and an enormous range of models are available. But which is the right one for a particular application? Which features are essential and which not so important? Ian Hickman has the answers. This handy guide to oscilloscopes is essential reading for anyone who has to use a 'scope for their work or hobby: electronics designers, technicians, anyone in industry involved in test and measurement, electronics enthusiasts...Ian Hickman's review of all the latest types of 'scope currently available will prove especially useful for anyone planning to buy - or even build - an oscilloscope. The science and electronics of how oscilloscopes work is explained in order to enhance the reader's appreciation of how to use their 'scope. The practical use of oscilloscope is explained with clarity and supported with examples, encouraging the reader to think about the application of their oscilloscope and improve their use of this complex instrument. The advance of digital technology makes this timely revision of Ian Hickman's well known book an essential update for electronics professionals and enthusiasts alike. This is the only fully up-to-date guide to oscilloscopes available. It is a practical guide to getting the most out of an oscilloscope. It is an essential reading for anyone planning to invest in an expensive piece of equipment.

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    How to Use Them, How They Work
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ian Hickman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 276
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    ISBN 13: 9780750647571
    ISBN 10: 0750647574

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TEC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S9.6
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: TEC007000
    BIC subject category V2: TJFC, TJFM
    BISAC V2.8: TEC008000
    Libri: I-TE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16850
    B&T Approval Code: A90204200
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 621.3815/483
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 621.3815483
    BISAC V2.8: SCI076000
    DC21: 621.3815483
    LC classification: TK7878.7 .H53 2001, 2005278529
    Thema V1.0: TJF, THR, PDN
    5, Revised
    Edition statement
    5th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    1, black & white illustrations
    Imprint name
    Newnes (an imprint of Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd )
    Publication date
    27 December 2000
    Publication City/Country
    Review quote
    'provide a definitive, up-to-date guide to choosing using and understanding more about osilloscopes.' What's New in Electronics, January 2001 'The readers appreciation of how to use their scope is enhanced by thorough explanations. Ian Hickman explains the practical use of the oscilloscope and supports with examples.' Electronics Manufacture & Test, February 2001
    Table of contents
    Preface; Introduction; The basic oscilloscope; Advanced real-time oscilloscope; Accessories; Using oscilloscopes; Sampling oscilloscopes; Digital storage oscilloscopes; Oscilloscopes for special purposes; How oscilloscopes work (1): the CRT; How oscilloscopes work (2): circuitry; How oscilloscopes work (3): storage CRTS; Appendix 1: Cathode ray tube phosphor data; Appendix 2: Oscilloscope manufacturers and suppliers; Index