Introduction to Magnetic Recording.
IEEE Press NY 1985, 307 pages, double-column text, diagrams and references.
Condition: Oversized red hardcover in gray and red decorated dustjacket and clear acetate glassine jacket protector; Very good sound and secure binding and clean unmarked pages.
The seven originally written chapters include an introduction as well as convering the following topics -- magnetic media, the recording head, the writing process, readback voltage, the air bearing, and the recording channel. The second section of the book is comprised of 38 reprint papers divided into nine parts, titled -- General, Media, Head Fields, Thin-film Heads, Written Magnetization, Readback, Noise, Codes and Equalization (from the jacket flap).