Electronic Systems

Author: Franco Zappa
Publisher: Società Editrice Esculapio
ISBN: 8874888139
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The book deepens the understanding of important concepts and elements necessary to properly design an electronic system by exploiting analog, mixed-signal and digital components. The book aims to provide the tools to analyze and develop electronic stages and systems, like: Performances of Operational Amplifiers Small and large signal responses of OpAmps; Frequency compensation of OpAmp stages; Advanced OpAmps (INA, ISO, Current feedback, Current mode and OTA amplifiers); Sample&Hold sampling circuits; Analog mux, digital potentiometers and universal active filters; Standard and advanced DAC and ADC converters; Under-and over-sampling; Sigma-Delta modulators; Microcontrollers. Many real circuits and exercises are provided at the end of each Chapter and also in two specific Chapters focused on analog electronic systems employing OpAmps and mixed-signal systems with DAC and ADC converters. Most exercises are fully solved, with detailed step-by-step stage design and electronic schematics analysis. The book is addressed to an audience interested in hardware and firmware design of electronic circuits and systems for acquisition, conditioning and conversion of analog and digital signals. FRANCO ZAPPA was born in November 1965. In 1989 he graduated cum laude in Electronic Engineering at Politecnico di Milano and in 1993 he received the Ph.D. degree in Electronics and ICT Engineering. From 1993 to 1998 he was an assistant professor at the Dept. of Electronics and Information Science; from 1998 to 2011 he was an associate professor at Politecnico di Milano. Since 2011 he is a full professor of Electronics and teaches “Electronic Systems” at the Master in Electronics and “Electronics” at the Bachelor in Biomedical Engineering. His research interests are in microelectronics, pho- tonics and instrumentation in the fields of 2D imaging and 3D ranging of light-starving scenes, by means of single photon counting detectors in Silicon and InGaAs/InP.

Op Amps

Author: David L. Terrell
Publisher: Newnes
ISBN: 9780750697026
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Basic concepts of the integrated operational amplifier; Amplifiers; Voltage comparators; Oscillators; Active filters; Power supply circuits; Signal processing circuits; Digital-to-analog and analog-to-digital conversion; Arithmetic function -- circuits; Nondideal op amp characteristics; Specialized devices.

Analogue And Digital Communication Techniques

Author: Grahame Smillie
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080527140
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The rapid expansion of digital communications, particularly in the fields of TV and mobile telephones does not overide the need for a clear understanding of analogue frequencies. Moreover, analogue technology will play an important role in communications well into the 21st century. Covering the principles behind analogue and digital communication systems, this book takes a less mathematical approach than is often found at this level. It begins with basic principles such as information systems, data compression and error detection before moving on to more advanced topics such as Pulse Code Modulation systems and digital microwave systems. Data protocols are also given so that the reader can gain a good understanding of more complex communication systems. 'Analogue and Digital Communication Techniques' has been designed for students studying HND electronic communication courses but will also be useful to junior undergraduates on similar courses. Some knowledge of basic elctronics is assumed.

Analog Circuit Design

Author: Willy Sansen
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1475730470
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This new book on Analog Circuit Design contains the revised contributions of all the tutorial speakers of the eight workshop AACD (Advances in Analog Circuit Design), which was held at Nice, France on March 23-25, 1999. The workshop was organized by Yves Leduc of TI Nice, France. The program committee consisted of Willy Sansen, K.U.Leuven, Belgium, Han Huijsing, T.U.Delft, The Netherlands and Rudy van de Plassche, T.U.Eindhoven, The Netherlands. The aim of these AACD workshops is to bring together a restricted group of about 100 people who are personally advancing the frontiers of analog circuit design to brainstorm on new possibilities and future developments in a restricted number of fields. They are concentrated around three topics. In each topic six speakers give a tutorial presentation. Eighteen papers are thus included in this book. The topics of 1999 are: (X)DSL and other communication systems RF MOST models Integrated filters and oscillators The other topics, which have been coverd before, are: 1992 Operational amplifiers A-D Converters Analog CAD 1993 Mixed-mode A+D design Sensor interfaces Communication circuits 1994 Low-power low-voltage design Integrated filters Smart power 1995 Low-noise low-power low-voltge design Mixed-mode design with CAD tools Voltage, current and time references vii viii 1996 RF CMOS circuit design Bandpass sigma-delta and other data converters Translinear circuits 1997 RF A-D Converters Sensor and actuator interfaces Low-noise oscillators, PLL's and synthesizers 1998 I-Volt electronics Design and implementation of mixed-mode systems Low-noise amplifiers and RF power amplifiers for telecommunications

Python For Microcontrollers Getting Started With Micropython

Author: Donald Norris
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 1259644545
Size: 39.15 MB
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Program Your Own MicroPython projects with ease—no prior programming experience necessary! This DIY guide provides a practical introduction to microcontroller programming with MicroPython. Written by an experienced electronics hobbyist, Python for Microcontrollers: Getting Started with MicroPython features eight start-to-finish projects that clearly demonstrate each technique. You will learn how to use sensors, store data, control motors and other devices, and work with expansion boards. From there, you’ll discover how to design, build, and program all kinds of entertaining and practical projects of your own. • Learn MicroPython and object-oriented programming basics • Explore the powerful features of the Pyboard, ESP8266, and WiPy • Interface with a PC and load files, programs, and modules • Work with the LEDs, timers, and converters • Control external devices using serial interfaces and PWM • Build and program a let ball detector using the 3-axis accelerometer • Install and program LCD and touchsensor expansion boards • Record and play sounds using the AMP audio board

Embedded Computing And Mechatronics With The Pic32 Microcontroller

Author: Kevin Lynch
Publisher: Newnes
ISBN: 0124202357
Size: 49.86 MB
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For the first time in a single reference, this book provides the beginner with a coherent and logical introduction to the hardware and software of the PIC32, bringing together key material from the PIC32 Reference Manual, Data Sheets, XC32 C Compiler User's Guide, Assembler and Linker Guide, MIPS32 CPU manuals, and Harmony documentation. This book also trains you to use the Microchip documentation, allowing better life-long learning of the PIC32. The philosophy is to get you started quickly, but to emphasize fundamentals and to eliminate "magic steps" that prevent a deep understanding of how the software you write connects to the hardware. Applications focus on mechatronics: microcontroller-controlled electromechanical systems incorporating sensors and actuators. To support a learn-by-doing approach, you can follow the examples throughout the book using the sample code and your PIC32 development board. The exercises at the end of each chapter help you put your new skills to practice. Coverage includes: A practical introduction to the C programming language Getting up and running quickly with the PIC32 An exploration of the hardware architecture of the PIC32 and differences among PIC32 families Fundamentals of embedded computing with the PIC32, including the build process, time- and memory-efficient programming, and interrupts A peripheral reference, with extensive sample code covering digital input and output, counter/timers, PWM, analog input, input capture, watchdog timer, and communication by the parallel master port, SPI, I2C, CAN, USB, and UART An introduction to the Microchip Harmony programming framework Essential topics in mechatronics, including interfacing sensors to the PIC32, digital signal processing, theory of operation and control of brushed DC motors, motor sizing and gearing, and other actuators such as stepper motors, RC servos, and brushless DC motors For more information on the book, and to download free sample code, please visit http://www.nu32.org Extensive, freely downloadable sample code for the NU32 development board incorporating the PIC32MX795F512H microcontroller Free online instructional videos to support many of the chapters

Dictionary Of Acronyms And Technical Abbreviations

Author: J. Vlietstra
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781852333973
Size: 80.91 MB
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This dictionary is a collection of technical abbreviations and acronyms used in information and communication technologies and other industrial activities. They are used in industries, institutes, organisations and universities, all too often without mentioning their meaning. Areas covered by this dictionary are Information and Communication Technology (ICT), including hardware and software; Information Networks, including the Internet and the World Wide Web; Automatic Control; and ICT-related Computer-Aided Techniques and Activities. Apart from the technical terms this dictionary also lists abbreviated names of relevant organisations, conferences, symposia and workshops. This reference book is important for all practitioners and users in the areas mentioned above and those who consult or write technical material (manuals, guides, books, articles, marketing and teaching material). These publications often omit the meaning of acronyms and confront the reader with jargon too often difficult to understand. This edition contains over 33,000 items and differs from the previous one by deleting obsolete terms and less relevant acronyms. Ten thousand new items have been added.

Microcontrollers Hardware And Firmware For 8 Bit And 32 Bit Devices

Author: Franco Zappa
Publisher: Società Editrice Esculapio
ISBN: 8893850222
Size: 25.48 MB
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The book discusses in details the main hardware and firmware fundamentals about micro- controllers. The goal is to present all the concepts necessary to understand and design an embedded system based on microcontrollers. The book discusses on: Binary logic and arithmetic; Embedded-systems basics; Low-end 8-bit microcontrollers by Microchip and STMicroelectronics; On-chip memories, Input/Output ports, peripherals; Assembly instruction sets; EasyPIC evaluation board by MikroElektronika; High-end 32-bit cores by ARM-Cortex; STM32F4 microprocessor by STMicroelectronics; Nucleo board for STM32F4 by STMicroelectronics; Custom developed board. The book is not targeted for just either low-end or high-end microcontrollers. Instead, the book fully describes both, moving from the basics of microcontroller systems, to 8-bit devices and then to the 32-bit ones.In fact, the book targets well-renowned, commercially-available microcontrollers by the microelectronic leaders in the field. As for low-end 8-bit microcontrollers, the book reviews the widely-spread and well-assessed devices by Microchip (the PIC16 family) and by STMicroelectronics (the ST6 family). Instead, as for high-end 32-bit microcontrollers, the book presents the leading-edge M3 and M4 cores by ARM-Cortex and its implementation by STMicroelectronics (the STM32F4 series).The Book is very modular and most Chapters can be used as stand-alone mini text books (e.g., Chapter 3 – “8-bit microcontrollers”, Chapter 5 – “ARM-Cortex architectures”, Chapter 6 – “STM32 microcontroller”). Moreover, Chapter 4 and Chapter 7 provide a very useful insight to electronic circuits employing microcontrollers and on-board components, by means of the EasyPIC v7 board by Mikroelektronika (for PIC microcontrollers) and Nucleo board by STmicroelectronics (for the STM32 ARM-Cortex M4 microcontrollers).

Biophysical Tools For Biologists

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Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0080919782
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Driven in part by the development of genomics, proteomics, and bioinformatics as new disciplines, there has been a tremendous resurgence of interest in physical methods to investigate macromolecular structure and function in the context of living cells. This volume in Methods in Cell Biology is devoted to biophysical techniques in vivo and their applications to cellular biology. Biophysical Tools for Biologists covers methods-oriented chapters on fundamental as well as cutting-edge techniques in molecular and cellular biophysics. This book is directed toward the broad audience of cell biologists, biophysicists, pharmacologists, and molecular biologists who employ classical and modern biophysical technologies or wish to expand their expertise to include such approaches. It will also interest the biomedical and biotechnology communities for biophysical characterization of drug formulations prior to FDA approval. Describes techniques in the context of important biological problems Delineates critical steps and potential pitfalls for each method

Improving Mathematics Education

Author: National Research Council
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309170093
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Improving Mathematics Education has been designed to help inform stakeholders about the decisions they face, to point to recent research findings, and to provide access to the most recent thinking of experts on issues of national concern in mathematics education. The essence of the report is that information is available to help those charged with improving student achievement in mathematics. The documents cited above can guide those who make decisions about content, learning, teaching, and assessment. The report is organized around five key questions: What should we teach, given what we know and value about mathematics and its roles? How should we teach so children learn, given what we know about students, mathematics, and how people learn mathematics? What preparation and support do teachers need? How do we know whether what we are doing is working? What must change? Each of the five main chapters in this report considers a key area of mathematics education and describes the core messages of current publication(s) in that area. To maintain the integrity of each report's recommendations, we used direct quotes and the terminology defined and used in that report. If the wording or terminology seems to need clarification, the committee refers the reader directly to the original document. Because these areas are interdependent, the documents often offer recommendations related to several different areas. While the individual documents are discussed under only one of the components in Improving Mathematics Education, the reader should recognize that each document may have a broader scope. In general, the references in this report should serve as a starting point for the interested reader, who can refer to the original documents for fuller discussions of the recommendations and, in some cases, suggestions for implementation. Improving Mathematics Education is designed to help educators build a critical knowledge base about mathematics education, recognizing that the future of the nation's students is integrally intertwined with the decisions we make (or fail to make) about the mathematics education they receive.