Lessons In Electric Circuits -- Volume III (Semiconductors) - Appendix 2
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- Date(s) of contribution(s): May 2005 to present
- Nature of contribution: Nutmeg-spice plots added to chapters 4,5, & 6; 04/2006
- Nature of contribution: Mini table of contents, all chapters except appedicies; html, latex, ps, pdf; See Devel/tutorial.htm; 01/2006.
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Typo corrections and other ``minor'' contributions
- line-allaboutcircuits.com (June 2005) Typographical error correction in Volumes 1,2,3,5, various chapters ,(:s/visa-versa/vice versa/).
- The students of Bellingham Technical College's Instrumentation program.
- Clifford Bailey (July 2005) Correction, Ch 1.4, s/V/I equations in 13026.eps.
- Colin Barnard (November 2003) Correction on the nationality of Alexander Graham Bell.
- Jeff DeFreitas (March 2006)Improve appearance: replace ``/" and ''/" Chapters: A1, A2.
- Sean Donner (April 2005) Typographical error correction in "Voltage and current" section, Chapter 4: BIPOLAR JUNCTION TRANSISTORS,(by a the/ by the) (no longer loaded/ no longer unloaded).
- Sulev Eesmaa (February 2006) Correction, Ch 4, beta by definition- collector and emitter/ collector and base//.
- Bill Heath (September-December 2002) Correction on illustration of atomic structure, and corrections of several typographical errors.
- Maciej Noszczyski (December 2003) Corrected spelling of Niels Bohr's name.
- Dino Rosaldi (April 2006) Clarification, CH 4, concerning JFET Ohmic region.
- Don Stalkowski (June 2002) Technical help with PostScript-to-PDF file format conversion.
- Joseph Teichman (June 2002) Suggestion and technical help regarding use of PNG images instead of JPEG.
- Jered Wierzbicki (December 2002) Correction on diode equation: Boltzmann's constant shown incorrectly.
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