Introduction to circuit blocks#
Complex circuits are often built from blocks of tested circuitry. This allows a modular approach to design and also provides a degree of assurance that the design is based upon something that has a proven track record.
Introduction to Modular Circuit Blocks#
Like all circuitry or other complex system, a block diagram is useful to see an overview of how the whole thing works.
Additionally, a block diagram shows overall 'black box' functionality, such that the box describes its function and shows inputs and outputs. This allows for a modular approach in design, development and subsequent modifications and improvements to men made.
Replicable, exchangeable, upgradable#
This means that a module could be replaced with another solution that performs the same function.
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