EXCELLENT Quality Circuits book

Hi,
I am looking for an EXCELLENT quality circuit analysis textbook, one that uses SPICE analysis throughout the text. I need to brush up on my
electronic circuit analysis techniques, and I've forgotten a lot over the last 10 years. Some I remember, but many other areas are fuzzy.
I have an older edition of The Analysis of Design of Linear Circuits, but the book is rather hard to follow. I remember not liking this text back when I took my last circuits class. If you have a favorite or know of an excellent circuits book, I would very much appreciate hearing from you.
Thanks, Tony
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Tony,
Personally, I find Alan Hambley's "Electrical Engineering: Principles and Applications" to be a very good introductory/refresher course on circuit analysis, "the basics" and transient analysis, and a bit on semiconductors, op-amps and all. It only includes an appendix on SPICE. Very good introductory text. If you're fairly comfortable with all that stuff and just want a quick refresher and deeper analysis, then Hambley's "Electronics" is a good follow-up book, but it presumes familiarity with basic analysis, like Ohm's, Kirchoff's (aka "Nodal Analysis") and Thevenin/Norton, with a quick refresher at the beginning. This text, however, does have SPICE work at the end of each chapter to apply what the chapter taught.
As a caveat, Hambley uses PSpice, which is graphical, and does not cover anything about writing spice from simple netlists. However, there is extensive documentation online (look for stuff about Spice3) covering this.
Hope this is some help, or at least pointing you in the right direction, Carlton

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