This article will help you decide when to consider a multiphase approach to step-down, switch-mode voltage regulation.
About 3 days ago by Robert Keim
Go from chaos to clarity by learning how to design programs for embedded systems leveraging the Warnier-Orr diagrams.
March 10, 2023 by Nthatisi Hlapisi
Learn about the Bluetooth low energy (BLE) wireless communication protocol, namely its features, protocol stack, and how it communicates with devices.
February 19, 2023 by Nthatisi Hlapisi
This article explores step-down switching power supplies that divide output current among multiple regulation subcircuits operating in parallel.
February 07, 2023 by Robert Keim
Learn about voltage standing wave ratio (VSWR), return loss, and mismatch loss, which helps characterize the wave reflections in a radio frequency (RF) design.
February 05, 2023 by Dr. Steve Arar
As embedded systems continue to evolve, you might wonder: should I learn assembly language for embedded software development? Learn the answer in this article.
November 06, 2022 by Darby Hewitt
Model the characteristic curve of a resistance temperature detector (RTD) and the common standards used to characterize these devices like the alpha parameter and Callendar-Van Dusen equation.
October 23, 2022 by Dr. Steve Arar
Learn the basics of RTDs, namely the trade-offs of using RTD temperature sensors, the metals used in these sensors, thin film RTDs, and wire-wound RTDs.
October 09, 2022 by Dr. Steve Arar
Learn how analog circuits can be used to implement cold junction compensation using examples from Analog Devices and Texas Instrument's TMP35 and LM335 temperature sensors, respectively.
September 09, 2022 by Dr. Steve Arar
Learn about the role of non-overlapping or complementary pulse width modulation (PMW) in DC motor control using an h-bridge circuit, taking into consideration PWM shoot-through and dead-time PWM.
August 29, 2022 by Jake Hertz
Learn about the Seebeck effect and how the Seebeck voltage and Seebeck coefficient come into play within the scope of thermocouples and temperature measurement.
August 14, 2022 by Dr. Steve Arar
Learn about the Seebeck effect, the Seebeck coefficient, and their relationship with temperature.
July 10, 2022 by Dr. Steve Arar
Learn about non-overlapping and overlapping Allan variance and how the Allan variance curve can be used to identify different types of random errors present in a signal.
July 08, 2022 by Dr. Steve Arar
Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) vibratory gyroscopes can be a bit mysterious and math-intensive. Let's break the math down, and go over gyroscope basics and structures.
June 30, 2022 by Dr. Steve Arar
This article aims to contextualize machine learning (ML) for hardware and embedded engineers, what it is, how it works, why it matters, and how TinyML fits in.
June 05, 2022 by Brandon Satrom
In this article, we'll learn about deriving the transfer function of a mass-spring-damper system used in a capacitive MEMS accelerometer.
December 19, 2021 by Dr. Steve Arar
In this article, we'll discuss how to use capacitive sensing to measure acceleration.
December 12, 2021 by Dr. Steve Arar
What is millimeter wave technology and how is it characterized compared to other lower-frequency technologies?
October 24, 2021 by Dale Wilson
Learn the basics of 5G NR (New Radio), including its frequency bands, applications, and what technologies make it possible.
October 15, 2021 by Dale Wilson
How should I and Q combining be done? Through analog or digital means? This article will discuss the basics of the analog and digital IQ approaches.
February 22, 2021 by Wes Brodsky
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