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Thermionic Valves
Their Theory and Design

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  • Date Published: May 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107502246

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  • Originally published in 1953, this book provides a theoretical account of the behaviour of thermionic high vacuum devices. Beck, who later became Professor of Engineering at the University of Cambridge, aims his explanation primarily at physics or engineering graduates in order to furnish them with the necessary background knowledge to 'appreciate current research papers'. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of science education and electrical engineering.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107502246
    • length: 590 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 33 mm
    • weight: 0.74kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of tables
    List of symbols
    Part I. The Physical Theory of Electronics:
    1. Thermionic emission
    2. Secondary, field and photo-electric emission
    3. Fluorescence and phosphorescence
    Part II. The Mathematical Theory of Electronics:
    4. Electrostatic fields
    5. Electrostatic and magnetic electron optics of fields without space charge
    6. Space-charge flow and the diode
    7. Transit time effects
    Part III. Types of Valve:
    9. Triodes for low and medium frequencies
    10. Multigrid receiving valves
    11. Transmitter valves
    12. Velocity-modulated valves
    13. Triodes at ultra-high frequencies
    14. Travelling-wave tubes and beam interaction tubes
    15. Magnetrons
    16. Picture convertors and storage tubes
    Tables 9-11
    Appendix 1. Recent work on oxide cathodes
    Appendix 2. Space-charge waves
    3. Noise production in travelling-wave tubes
    Recent references

  • Author

    A. H. W. Beck

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