Best Books – Low Power Circuits and Systems

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Low Power Circuits and Systems subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Low Power Circuits and Systems along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Low Power Circuits and Systems subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Low Power Circuits and Systems" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Low Power Digital CMOS Design” by Anantha P Chandrakasan and Robert W Brodersen

Book Review: The book provides a comprehensive approach at all the levels of system design, ranging from algorithms and architectures to logic styles and their underlying technology. The techniques presented in the book involve combining architecture optimization with voltage scaling thereby allowing a trade off between silicon area and low power operation. Techniques to minimize switched capacitance including representation, optimizing signal correlations, minimizing spurious transitions are nicely illustrated in the book. The book also presents analysis of fundamental limits of power consumption, the book describes adiabatic switching techniques thereby presenting the application of aggressive shutdown techniques to microprocessor applications.

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2. “Low-Power CMOS VLSI Design” by Kaushik Roy and Sharat C Prasad

Book Review: This book provides various solutions and reasoning behind the concept of circuit design based on CMOS VLSI on how to effectively cut power consumption. The book is completely devoted to low power circuit design and the chapters included in the book are low power CMOS VLSI design, power estimation, physics of power dissipation in CMOS FET devices, synthesis for low power design, testing of low voltage CMOS circuits, low power static RAM architectures, low energy computing using energy recovery techniques and software design for low power.

3. “Low-Power Digital VLSI Design: Circuits and Systems” by Abdellatif Bellaouar Mohamed Elmasry

“Lower-Power Digital VLSI Design: Circuits and Systems” Book Review: This book explains device modeling as well as process technologies. Power dissipation of I/O circuits, pass-transistor logic families, static power reduction circuit techniques, designs of different subsystems of advanced CMOS, and low-power techniques are elaborated in great detail. Low-power design methodology and low-voltage issues of digital BiCMOS and CMOS circuits have also been covered. Various power minimization techniques at the architecture, circuit, algorithm, and logic levels are also presented.

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4. “Sub-Threshold Design for Ultra Low-Power Systems 1st Edition” by Benton H Calhoun Anantha P Chandrakasan Alice Wang

“Sub-Threshold design for Ultra Low-Power Systems” Book Review: This book provides an in-depth survey of logic, modeling, and memory circuit design for sub-threshold and low-voltage circuit design. The book also discusses optimization of energy dissipation for energy constrained designs. Dissertations on analog sub-threshold circuits are also included in this volume.

5.”Low Power Digital CMOS Design” by Anantha P Chandrakasan and Robert W Brodersenglish

“Low Power Digital CMOS Design” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive approach to the various levels of system design so that a designer can meet the high computational requirements when power dissipation is limited. Architectures, algorithms, logic styles and their underlying technology are all covered in detail. Voltage scaling, DC-DC converter circuitry, and various other low-power techniques are also discussed. The book also features various analyses by Professor Meindl, Srivastava (AT&T), and Svensson (ISI) where they discuss emerging techniques that can reduce energy consumption of systems.

6. “Hardware/Software Architectures for Low-Power Embedded Multimedia Systems” by Shafique

“Hardware/Software Architectures for Low-Power Embedded Multimedia Systems” Book Review: This book analyzes various techniques which can reduce energy consumption in adaptive embedded multimedia systems by basing it on dynamically reconfigurable processors. The techniques presented are applicable at both application architecture level and processor architecture level. This book will prove to be useful for system designers who need to adhere to area/performance constraints without affecting video degradation in different run-time circumstances.

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7. “Low-Power VLSI Circuits and Systems” by Ajit Pal

“Low-Power VLSI Circuits and Systems” Book Review: This book offers a comprehensive approach to the fundamental concepts of low-power circuit synthesis at different design levels. The book starts with an introduction to MOS circuits at the gate, transistor, and circuit level. The book also discusses switched capacitance minimization techniques, supply voltage scaling, leakage power minimization approaches, and other various low-power design methodologies. Practicing engineers, researchers as well as undergraduate or graduate students will find this book to be very helpful to gain insight into fundamentals of VLSI design.

8. “Power Circuit Breaker Theory and Design” by C H Flurscheim

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“Power Circuit Breaker Theory and Design” Book Review: This book systematically analyzes the theoretical and practical problems involved in circuit breaker design. An in-depth discussion on the parameters of power systems having circuit breakers is provided along with an explanation of the underlying physics of the arc produced during the interrupting process. Performance and reliability of circuit breaker operation is elaborated from a mechanical engineering point of view whereas design and insulation coordination problems are reviewed from an electrical engineer’s perspective. The book also suggests various methods to meet the criteria of cost-effectiveness of power circuit breaker applications. Engineers, designers, researchers, and students can refer to this book.

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