This article looks at the safety standard that governs ADAS features and the challenge in designing power monitoring systems to comply with this standard while introducing an automotive power monitor that has been certified to meet this standard.
September 06, 2019 by Michael Jackson, Maxim Integrated
Until recently, developers integrating a FPGA fabric with a microcontroller were severely limited in their choice of IP licensing options. Using open-source tools with a RISC-V core in a FPGA is present a solution to that problem.
September 06, 2017 by Ted Marena, Microsemi
High precision op amps enable system designers to create circuits that condition signals (amplify, filter, and buffer) while maintaining the precision of the original signal. The precision of the total system depends on maintaining the precision of the signal path.
June 20, 2017 by Daniel Burton, Analog Devices
An FPGA is a crucial tool for many DSP and embedded systems engineers. However, the learning curve when getting started can be fairly steep. This project introduces the Quartus II and ModelSim software suites as well as a background on FPGA design flow for system on chip development. The development board used was a Terasic DE1-SoC, which has the Altera Cyclone V SoC chip. This IC contains an FPGA and an integrated ARM Cortex A9 as a hard processor system.
December 29, 2015 by William Coventry
This article discusses how the use of three key design methods utilized in optocouplers improves galvanic isolation performance and presents an accompanying high voltage surge test as proof.
3 days ago by Lim Shiun Pi, Broadcom Inc
Manufacturing still takes a large portion of time in the electrical engineering cycle. This article discusses how software-driven automation and the IIoT can help hasten the manufacturing process.
December 17, 2019 by Shashank Samala, Tempo Automation
This article presents an algorithm intended for humans to calibrate the internal oscillator of an MCU, with the help of an oscilloscope and a spreadsheet. An example experiment with numbers is also shown.
December 13, 2019 by Eduardo Corpeño
This article describes the benefits and requirements of the internal RC oscillator often available inside many low-cost Microcontroller units, including the calibration procedure to obtain the best possible accuracy.
December 11, 2019 by Eduardo Corpeño