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The IEEE Standard on Transitions, Pulses, and Related Waveforms, Std-181-2003



Nicholas Paulter, Donald R. Larson, Jerome J. Blair


The IEEE has written a new standard on pulse techniques and definitions to replace the withdrawn standards, IEEE-Std-181-1977 and Std-194-1977. The Std-181-2003 combines information from both of the withdrawn standards. Relative to the withdrawn standards, the new standard has incorporated new definitions, deleted and clarified previous definitions,provided examples of different waveform types, updated text to reflect electronic computation methods, and incorporated algorithms for computing waveform parameters. This paper introduces the Std-181-2003 by describing its contents and changes relative to the withdrawn standards.
IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement


aberrations, IEEE, overshoot, pulse amplitude, pulse standard, state level, transition duration, transition settling error, undershoot, waveform parameters


Paulter, N. , Larson, D. and Blair, J. (2004), The IEEE Standard on Transitions, Pulses, and Related Waveforms, Std-181-2003, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, [online], (Accessed May 19, 2024)


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Created July 31, 2004, Updated October 12, 2021