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How To: Thermal Simulation with ANSYS

As electronic systems become more complex and integrated into nearly all the devices and networks we interact with today, the importance of systems reliability — and the costs of systems failure...

IP Cores For FPGA Designs

Intellectual property (IP) cores are standalone modules that can be used in any field programmable gate array (FPGA). These are developed using HDL languages like VHDL, Verilog and System Verilog, or...

Designing with FPGAs: I2C Master Controller (Part 1 of 5)

Nowadays, field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) are widely used in a variety of embedded applications as they offer complete system solutions on a single chip including digital signal processing, data storage...

How To Avoid Incorrect Use Of AC Fuse In DC Circuit

Using an incorrect fuse in a circuit could have potentially disastrous consequences to people and equipment. In a solar system consisting of multiple strings of photovoltaic (PV) modules, strings are protected...

An Introduction to Plesiochronous Digital Hierarchy

Delivery of services like telephony, voice-over-IP, video streaming, telemedicine, broadcasting of TV programmes, high-speed file sharing, online banking, online video gaming, online education and shopping, needs a transmission network capable of...
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High Speed PCB Design For Electromagnetic Compatibility (Part 1 of 5)

In the world of electronics goods, where margins are razor thin, manufacturers try to keep product cost low to maintain a competitive edge. In a bid to achieve this, they tend...

How To Minimise Electromagnetic Interference And Improve Compatibility In Medical Devices

This article talks about methods to improve EMI and EMC in medical devices. Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) of a device means that it is compatible with its electromagnetic environment and does not emit...

Some Techniques For Lowering Power Consumption

While very-large-scale integration (VLSI) and complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) technologies have had an exponential growth, energy-storage technologies have grown slowly, requiring improvement in electronic circuit designs. Today, such ICs are...
How To Build An Intelligent Home Using Raspberry Pi

How To Build An Intelligent Home Using Raspberry Pi

The proposed Internet of Things (IoT)-based smart system includes such smart devices as smart fridge and smart alarms. Here, the smart fridge will automatically detect daily needs such as eggs and...

Thermal and Humidity Effects on Electronic Equipment

In order to design highly reliable products, designers need to study the intended application environment and its impact on the electronic assembly. This article discusses thermal and humidity effects and protection...

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