Coprocessors

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…

It’s Not Over

The fat lady hasn't sung yet, but she's warming up backstage. This month, Jack unveils part of his long-awaited minimizer. It's ironic, don't you think,…

A Translation Point

To read original PDF of the print article, click here. Embedded Systems ProgrammingSpectra A Translation Point Don Morgan Initially, the introduction of the digital signal…