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How to Design a Schematic: Creating a Roadmap for a Custom PCB Inclinometer
This project series details the design and construction of a precision inclinometer based on the Murata SCA103T-D04. This article looks at schematic design considerations.
January 09, 2019
Introduction to MEMS (Microelectromechanical Systems)
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
Ladder Logic in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
This article describes the programming language ladder logic used to program PLCs and shows examples of how it functions.
November 21, 2018
Stephen St. Michael
Understanding the Virtual Short in Op Amp Circuits
This article explains and discusses an important simplification technique used in op amp analysis.
November 05, 2018
How to Design Charge Amplifiers for Piezoelectric Sensors
This article explores charge-amplifier design details, including ESD protection and frequency response.
October 23, 2018
Understanding and Implementing Charge Amplifiers for Piezoelectric Sensor Systems
In this article we’ll explore a circuit that produces an output voltage proportional to the charge generated by a piezoelectric transducer....
October 22, 2018
Understanding and Modeling Piezoelectric Sensors
This article explains some theory behind piezoelectric sensors and presents an equivalent circuit that you can use when you’re designing sensor systems....
October 15, 2018
What Is a PLC? An Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers
What is a PLC? This article will lay out a succinct definition of what a programmable logic controller is and lay out its basic components....
October 03, 2018
Stephen St. Michael
Understanding Color Models Used in Digital Image Processing
Learn about digital-signal-processing concepts that help us to store and manipulate color information.
August 17, 2018
Choosing the Right Transistor: Understanding Low-Frequency MOSFET Parameters
This article provides an overview of various characteristics and specifications that are relevant to low-frequency MOSFET operation.
July 23, 2018
Beyond the Optocoupler: Understanding Digital Isolators
Optocouplers are undoubtedly effective, but alternative isolation technologies may be a better choice for your application.
July 13, 2018
Hardware Evaluation for the Cypress S6AE102A/S6AE103A Eval Kit for Energy Harvesting Applications
In this article, we will assess and characterize the hardware of two power management IC development boards from Cypress Semiconductor, designed for energy-harvesting applications....
May 08, 2018
The Many Types of Fuses: Axial, Cartridge, Surface Mount, PTC…
This article provides an overview of the various fuse options that are available to designers of low-voltage circuits.
April 25, 2018
How Does a Fuse Work? Understanding the Details of Fuse Operation and Implementation
This article provides an overview of some subtle yet important aspects of fuse functionality and design.
April 23, 2018
What Is the Difference between Conducted and Radiated EMI?
This technical brief explains two distinct types of electromagnetic interference.
April 16, 2018
X7R, X5R, C0G…: A Concise Guide to Ceramic Capacitor Types
This technical brief attempts to dispel some of the fog that surrounds the three-character cryptograms used to describe ceramic caps.
March 30, 2018
How to Low-Pass Filter a Square Wave
This article, part of AAC’s Analog Circuit Collection, presents a circuit that is a good choice when you need to remove high-frequency noise from a digital signal....
March 07, 2018
How to Monitor Current with an Op-Amp, a BJT, and Three Resistors
This article, part of AAC’s Analog Circuit Collection, explains the functionality of a clever circuit that accurately measures supply current....
February 19, 2018
Overcurrent Protection in AC Power Systems
Get an intro to overcurrent protection and OCPDs (overcurrent protection devices).
October 27, 2017
Safety Capacitors First: Class-X and Class-Y Capacitors
Learn about Class-X and Class-Y capacitors, where they are used, and why they are referred to as "safety" capacitors.
July 06, 2017
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