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
In this FEQ (Frequent Engineering Question), we'll take a look at the advantages of zero-ohm resistors and where they're most suitable in design.
March 06, 2020 by Robert Keim
In this article, we’ll look at the pros and cons of using a switch-based multiplier.
February 02, 2020 by Dr. Steve Arar
This article provides some practical guidance on how to evaluate integrated circuits intended for controlling brushed DC motors.
December 07, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article explores basic characteristics and common applications of a technology that has been incorporated into a wide variety of high-performance electronic devices.
December 04, 2018 by Robert Keim
Noise on switch mode power supplies (SMPSs) sometimes gets a bum rap.
November 12, 2018 by Eric Bogatin
An introduction to the basic operation of solid-state relays with a focus on the output devices in today’s SSRs.
June 16, 2017 by Dr. Steve Arar
Dive under the hood of an FPGA: Just what is inside of an FPGA that makes it so different from a microcontroller and yet still so versatile?
June 09, 2017 by Duane Benson
MOSFETs are certainly not new technology, but ongoing performance improvements make it worth your while to keep an eye on new releases.
May 19, 2017 by Robert Keim
This article is a deeper dive into the speed-related recovery characteristics of rectifiers, and how this dynamic behavior has significant effects on the circuits in which the rectifier is placed.
April 21, 2017 by Lonne Mays
The ADGM1004 MEMS switch from Analog Devices is a high-performance solution for both low-frequency and high-frequency applications.
March 02, 2017 by Robert Keim
Detecting, decoding, and displaying IR (Infrared) signal data is interesting, but using those signals to control stuff is more interesting . . . and sometimes useful. Read on to learn how.
February 22, 2017 by Charles R. Hampton
The Beaglebone Treat-Feeder is the prototype for a great pet-feeding device! Keep track of your pet's diet while you stuff your face!
January 30, 2017 by Ryan Jones
Learn how to build your own sous-vide machine. Say goodbye to overcooked steak!
December 13, 2016 by Cezar Chirila
The Crop Duster Buster is sure to keep your pet's toot smell away!
September 26, 2016 by Ryan Jones
This technical brief explains a quick, straightforward procedure for evaluating a switch/driver circuit based on an NPN bipolar junction transistor.
July 21, 2016 by Robert Keim
Start to get acquainted with the new D2000 microcontroller development board by exploring the GPIO and PWM.
July 12, 2016 by Raymond Genovese
This project details the process by which AC-powered speaker sets can typically be converted to battery power. I'll detail my own projects and provide advice for converting almost any set of speakers.
June 08, 2016 by Seth Schaffer
In this project, the reader will learn how to build and program a desktop industrial automation trainer for experimentation in robotics, motor, and process control system concepts on their workbench.
April 21, 2016 by Don Wilcher
Use DS3231M RTC alarm functions to make programmable, time-based, switches to power devices on and off at precise times.
April 07, 2016 by Raymond Genovese
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