Continuous Total Dissipation Parameter
What is meant by the continuous total dissipation parameter?
The continuous total dissipation parameter is defined as the power that can be dissipated by an op amp package, including loads. It is usually specified as an absolute maximum. This parameter may be broken down by ambient temperature and package style in a table.
Continuous total dissipation is expressed in units of W.
Also refer to the following related links:
Op Amp Parameter Table
Op Amp Parameter Information
These pages were extracted from Op Amps For Everyone, Chapter 11, by Bruce Carter, Ron Mancini–Editor in Chief.
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