This article, the first in a series, introduces the binomial distribution, a powerful statistical tool that is useful for reliability analysis, quality control, and other engineering applications.
July 22, 2022 by Robert Keim
Learn about the offset and gain error specifications for ADCs, like the ADC transfer function and work through an example of an ADC offset error and ADC gain error.
July 17, 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
Learn about integrated electronics piezoelectrics (IEPE) sensors, powering them, and how they compare to charge output (non-IEPE) systems.
June 26, 2022 by Dr. Steve Arar
Dive deeper into the Internet of Things (IoT) communication through a brief overview of the different IoT data protocols.
June 16, 2022 by Ignacio de Mendizábal
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
Learn about capacitive MEMS accelerometer specifications for measurement range, sensitivity, and noise performance for both digital- and analog-output accelerometers.
March 13, 2022 by Dr. Steve Arar
In this article, learn about the different methods for mounting accelerometers, their effect on accelerometer frequency response, and solutions for mounting a MEMS accelerometer.
February 20, 2022 by Dr. Steve Arar
In this article, learn about zero-g offset and zero-g bias level, how it pertains to capacitive MEMS accelerometers, as well as accelerometer offset calibration to trim out offset error.
January 23, 2022 by Dr. Steve Arar
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
Looking for a succinct intro to LVDTs? This article will explain LVDT basics, including structure, circuit, transfer function, linear range, sensitivity, and more.
May 09, 2021 by Dr. Steve Arar
This article discusses two programming languages, namely, C and Assembly, and presents the need to know Assembly language for programming embedded systems.
September 20, 2019 by Colin Walls
Learn about heterogeneous and homogenous buses, special IC packages, and more!
August 23, 2019 by Stephen Colley
This article presents tools and practices in reducing errors in your schematics.
August 22, 2019 by Stephen Colley
Electric vehicle design is a complex concept. Here's a look at the heart of every EV: the battery.
July 31, 2019 by Erik Johnson
Data center applications require reliable power sources. Learn more about uninterruptible power supplies in data centers.
June 17, 2019 by Sean Evanuik
What software languages are used with programmable logic controllers?
May 10, 2019 by Stephen St. Michael
Where can EEs use Python in their day to day? Here's a look at the applications where Python excels.
May 05, 2019 by Christopher Wang
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