447 black & white illustrations, 63 black & white tables
Unsewn / adhesive bound
3rd Revised edition
Table Of Contents
Power Vacuum Tube Applications Vacuum Tube Development Vacuum Tube Applications Electromagnetic Radiation Spectrum Modulation Systems and Characteristics Modulation Systems Operating Class Thermal and Circuit Noise Amplitude Modulation Frequency Modulation Pulse Modulation Spread Spectrum Systems Vacuum Tube Principles Characteristics of Electrons Types of Vacuum Tubes High-Frequency Operating Limits Vacuum Tube Design Tube Construction Neutralization Electron Tube Characteristics Designing Vacuum Tube Circuits Principles of RF Power Amplification High-Voltage Power Supplies Applying Vacuum Tube Devices AM Power Amplification Systems Linear Amplification High-Efficiency Linear Amplification Television Power Amplifier Systems FM Power Amplifier Systems Special-Application Amplifiers Microwave Power Tubes Grid Vacuum Tubes Klystron Klystrode/lnductive Output Tube Constant Efficiency Amplifier Traveling Wave Tube Crossed-Field Tubes Other Microwave Devices Microwave Tube Life RF Interconnection and Switching Coaxial Transmission Line Waveguide RF Combiner and Diplexer Systems High-Power Isolators Properties of Materials Metals Dielectrics Tabular Data Cooling Considerations Application of Cooling Principles Operating Environment Reliability Considerations Quality Assurance Reliability Analysis Vacuum Tube Reliability Klystron Reliability Device Performance Criteria Measurement Parameters Vacuum Tube Operating Parameters Voltage Standing Wave Ratio Radio Frequency System Performance RF System Maintenance and Troubleshooting Routine Maintenance Transmission Line and Antenna High-Voltage Power Supply Troubleshooting Procedure Safe Handling of Vacuum Tube Devices Electric Shock Operating Hazards Nonionizing Radiation Appendix: Mathematics, Symbols, and Physical Constants Index Most chapters include an introduction, references, and a bibliography.
Jerry C. Whitaker is the vice president of Standards Development at the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC). He has been involved in various aspects of the electronics industry for more than 30 years, with specialization in communications. His CRC Press books include the following: * AC Power Systems Handbook, Third Edition (2006) * The Electronics Handbook, Second Edition (2005) * Microelectronics, Second Edition (2005) * The RF Transmission Systems Handbook (2002) * Electronic Systems Maintenance Handbook, Second Edition (2001)