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App note: Where Is Ground?

Posted on Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 in app notes by DP

Maxim takes a look at the reference point in electronic circuits we commonly call ground:

For safety reasons we keep our circuits referenced to our surroundings. In most cases this is earth ground. This application note explains how a proper understanding of local circuit ground as a reference point frees our thinking to consider other simple circuits.

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