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Worth the Wait

It's taken a long time and there's still some tweaking to do, but the basic minimizer is done. Hopefully, the result is worth the wait….

Forget Me Not

Niall laments the inconvenience of forgetful devices and explores a variety of ways to store data more permanently. Many devices forget their settings when they…

Ramblin’ Jack

Despite making every effort to avoid it, Jack keeps running into new problems with minimization at the heart of the solution. Regular readers know that…

Look Ma, No Hands!

Not all systems have position or velocity sensors. In those cases, consider using a stepper motor to effect sensorless control. In my most recent columns…

Tracking Demodulation

High resolution encoders are expensive, but alternatives exist. You can develop a high-resolution system using a sinusoidal encoder or resolver. Last month, we covered some…

Toy Story

Increasingly, children's toys are embedded systems. The engineering behind them demands a closer look. Walk through any toy store (preferably unaccompanied by your children) and…