From: Jim Thompson
Subject: Re: how to master electronics, use of transistor, op amp...?
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Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2002 17:24:49 GMT
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On Sat, 02 Nov 2002 11:01:01 -0500,
Joseph Legris ,
In Newsgroup: sci.electronics.design,
Entitled: "Re: how to master electronics, use of transistor, op
Wrote the following:
|> You see, I simply skip most of the calculations and just put
|> together something that would probably have at least fair performance,
|> then tweak the thing as needed.
|That's fine if you have the time.
|But what if you need to design a circuit before a deadline, for a
|certain cost, operating under a variety of environmental conditions, for
|assembly in a factory by people who don't know how it works (yet who
|still must test it), using parts whose characteristics vary randomly
|initially and later with age and temperature, satisfying the regulatory
|agencies for safety and EMC compliance, while integrating with existing
|devices and remaining serviceable in the field for a certain period
|without running down the batteries.
|Oh yeah, it has to fit in the housing too.
|That's some tweaking.
Now, now, Joseph, let's not introduce any reality into this thread ;-)
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