goJTAG, a JTAG/Boundary Scan Tool

Wide adoption of standardised IEEE 1149.x test methods has called for the independent and non-commercial platform-based tools for JTAG test principles. goJTAG is a JTAG/boundary scan tool which offers a clear...

“SiC leads to both lower system cost and an improvement of efficiency”

Did you know that silicon carbide (SiC) could improve efficiency of power products whilst simultaneously lower the total product cost? Niranjan G., general manager, Business Development and Technical Marketing, ROHM Semiconductor...

“What every green product designer should know”

Green products are those with lower power consumption footprints, through either improving efficiency or by harvesting renewable energy. This interview focusses on potential ways to make your product greener. Puneet Shukla, CEO,...

What is New in the Humble Signal Generator

In this story, we focus on features in today’s signal generators that play an important role in testing the devices we use on a daily basis, and also learn how new...

IRSIM: A Switch-Level Circuit Simulator

Regular readers of this section must have seen many circuit simulators by now, but how many of these actually allow us to modify the circuit at the simulation stage? Well, here...

FreePCB Editor to Edit and Layout PCBs

Most free or low-cost PCB editors are either limited by pin and layer limits, or have bugs that make them difficult to use. So we have found a better one for...

Let us Learn Scilab

Scilab is a FOSS programming environment that aids in numerical computations for engineering and scientific purposes. This tool is used for learning engineering sciences and automatic control engineering. A review of...
Subwoofer for Cars CIrcuit

Subwoofer for Cars

This system needs to be attached to an existing car stereo amplifier to add extra 'boom effect' to the music. It has a dedicated loudspeaker with a power amplifier to boost...

Designing with FPGAs: An RS232 UART Controller (Part 3 of 5)

The first and second parts of the article discussed the implementation of I2C master controller and LCD display using FPGAs. The focus in this part is on designing an RS232 UART...

Multi-tone Configurable Alarm

Presented here is a multi-tone configurable alarm that can be activated by temperature and other physical parameters. Its output tone can be selected through different switch combinations. Such an alarm is...