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The IDC EngineersPocket GuideFifth Edition - ElectronicsPersonal Computers Digital Signal Processing and Analog/Digital Conversions
The IDC Engineers Pocket GuidePublished by IDC Technologies 1031 Wellington Street WEST PERTH 6005 AUSTRALIACopyright 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003IDC Technologies A.B.N. 78 003 263 189ISBN 1 875955 09 7US English. 5th Edition.All rights to this publication are reserved. No part of this publication may be copied, reproduced, transmitted or stored in any form or by any means (including electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise) without prior written permission from IDC Technologies Pty Ltd.TrademarksAll terms noted in this publication that are believed to be registered trademarks or trademarks are listed below:•PC-DOS, IBM, IBM PC/XT, IBM PC/AT and IBM PS/2 are registeredtrademarks of International Business Machines Corporation.•Microsoft,MS-DOSand WindowsareregisteredtrademarksofMicrosoft Corporation.•Intel is a registered trademark of the Intel CorporationDisclaimerWhilst all reasonable care has been taken to ensure that the description, opinions, listings and diagrams are accurate and workable, IDC Technologies does not accept any legal responsibility or liability to any person, organization or other entity for any direct loss, consequential loss or damage, however caused, that may be suffered as a result of the use of this publication.
Personal Computers and Digital Signal ProcessingForewordIDC Technologies specializes in providing high quality state-of-the-art technicaltraining workshops to engineers, scientists and technicians throughout the world. More than 300,000 engineers have attended IDC's workshops over the past 16years. The tremendous success of the technical training workshops is based in part on the enormous investment IDC puts into constant review and updating of the workshops, an unwavering commitment to the highest quality standards and most importantly - enthusiastic, experienced IDC engineers who present the workshopsand keep up-to-date with consultancy work.The objective of this booklet is to provide today's engineer with useful technicalinformation and as an aide-memoir when you need to refresh your memory. This5th edition of the Pocket Guide Series has been updated to include new information including Personal Computing and Digital Signal Processing.Concepts that are important and useful to the engineer, scientist and technician, independent of discipline, are covered in this useful booklet.Although IDC Technologies was founded in Western Australia in 1986, it now draws engineers from all countries. IDC Technologies currently has offices in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UKand USA.We have produced this booklet so that you will get an in-depth, practical coverage of Communications, LANs and TCP/IP topics. Information at an advanced level can be gained from attendence at one of IDC Technologies Practical Training Workshops. Held across the globe, these workshops will sharpen your skills in today's competitive engineering environment.