[time-nuts] magnetic electronic components

Dave Daniel kc0wjn at gmail.com
Tue Jun 23 11:40:14 EDT 2015

Some other books which are good are:

"Applications of Magnetism", Watson
"Electromagnetic Device", Roters
"Magnetic Properties of Materials", Smit (ed.)
"Transformer Design Handbook", McLyman (I'm not sure if I have the 
author correct on this one, but it is a classic)
"Introduction to Ferromagnetism", Bitter (Bell Labs series)
"Magnetic Phenomena", Williams
Ferromagnetism", Bozworth (another Bell Labs title)
"Introduction to Magnetic Materials", Cullity
"Magnetism: Selected Topics", Foner
"Permanent Magnets", McCaig
"The Physical Principles of Magnetism", Morrish

The best books I have found on high-frequency transformers are
"Building and Using Baluns and Ununs" by Jerry Sevick
"Ferromagnetic-Core Design & Application Handbook", DeMaw

PDF versions of some of these my be found on Scribd. I haven't checked 
for all of them.


On 6/22/2015 9:59 PM, John Allen wrote:
> Hi all - this website has some older books from the 50's and 60's  that may help.
> Links are at
> http://tubebooks.org/technical_books_online.htm
> Most of the way to the bottom of the page.
> I hope this is helpful..
> Passive components (transformers, capacitors...)
> Capacitors, Magnetic Circuits, and Transformers, Leander Matsch, 1964, 350 pages
> A detailed text on capacitors, inductors, and transformers.  Great info for those wanting a deep understanding of these passive components.  Good theory and practical applications, especially on transformers and inductors.
> Download full text with index, 3.2MB PDF file
> Electronic Transformers and Circuits, Reuben Lee, 1955, 349 pages - Courtesy of John Atwood
> This book is a "reference on the design of transformers and electronic apparatus".  It covers the design of power transformers, chokes, and signal (audio) transformers.  It also talks a bit about circuitry, as it relates to transformers. Enough theory to understand what's going on, as well as practical info on how to construct transformers.
> Download full text, 24MB PDF file
> Handbook of Piezoelectric Crystals,  John P. Buchanan, 1956, 701 pages - Courtesy of an anonymous donor
> Wow - of military origin, a 700 page book about crystals!  A rare source of information on peizo crystals, as they relate mostly to communications.
> Download full text,   48MB PDF file
> Hipersil® Core Design Engineer's Handbook, Westinghouse , 1965, 108 pages
> This is a design guide and materials databook for Westinghouse Hipersil transformer cores.   A good design guide for transformers and cokes, and has detailed material data (curves and data tables) for Hipersil steel.
> Download full text, 1.9MB PDF file
> John, K1AE

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