How to gain gain: A Reference Book on Triodes in Audio Pre-Amps by Burkhard VogelHow to gain gain: A Reference Book on Triodes in Audio Pre-Amps by Burkhard Vogel

How to gain gain: A Reference Book on Triodes in Audio Pre-Amps

byBurkhard Vogel

Paperback | October 15, 2010

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The 17 chapters of "How to Gain Gain" give a detailed insight into a collection of the most common gain producing and constant current generating possibilities (28) of triodes for audio pre-amplifier purposes. These chapters also offer complete sets of formulae to calculate gain, frequency and phase responses of certain building blocks built-up with this type of vacuum valve (tube). In all cases detailed derivations of the gain formulae were also presented. All what is needed are the data sheet valve characteristic figures of the triode's mutual conductance, the gain factor and the internal plate (anode) resistance. To calculate frequency and phase responses of gain stages the different data sheet based input and output capacitances have to be taken into account as well. To calculate transfer functions for any kind of triode driven gain stage, including all its bias setting, frequency and phase influencing components, example MathCad worksheets as a second part of each chapter allow easy follow-up and application of the respective formulae. In addition, to demonstrate the differences of feedback and non-feedback relationships, in the last chapter and on MathCad basis, a very extensive and complete calculation example for a three stage linear pre-amplifier as well as a three stage RIAA equalized phono amplifier plays the wind up role of the book.

Title:How to gain gain: A Reference Book on Triodes in Audio Pre-AmpsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:312 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.01 inShipping dimensions:23.5 × 15.5 × 0.01 inPublished:October 15, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3642089046

ISBN - 13:9783642089046


Table of Contents

The Common Cathode Gain Stage (CCS).- The Common Cathode Gain Stage with grounded Cathode (CCS+Cc).- The Cathode Follower (CF).- The Common Grid Gain Stage (CGS).- Constant Current Generators (CCG).- The Cascode Amplifier (CAS).- The Shunt Regulated Push-Pull Gain Stage (SRPP).- The ?-Follower Gain Stage (?-F).- The Aikido Gain Stage (AIK).- Cascoded Cathode Follower (CCF).- White Cathode Follower (WCF).- Triodes in Parallel Operation (PAR):.- Balanced (Differential) Gain Stage (BAL).- Feedback (FB).- Design Example (EX).- Valve data1 (DS).