2019-04-30 - Abhinav Jain and Atulesh Kansal, NXP

Approaches to Functional Safety in Automotive Design

Learn about basic functional safety, common erroneous states and their detection, and related microcontroller design strategies to implement functional safety…

2019-04-18 - Erric Ravi

5 Tips for Secure Online Projects

Of course, you must have a strong password set in place, but there are other steps you can take. How…

2019-04-09 - Ransom Stephens

What’s effective return loss, anyway? (Part 2)

In Part 1, Ransom Stephens showed the need for a reflection specification that accounts for equalization, but he never said…

2019-02-22 - Richard Quinnell

Creating a custom processor with RISC-V

The RISC-V instruction set architecture is an open framework that allows design of a customized processor that can leverage tools…

2019-02-12 - Dave Rich

Design patterns in SystemVerilog OOP for UVM verification

See how SystemVerilog supports templates for generic code writing using parameterized classes, and some of the design patterns in the…

2019-02-01 - Richard Quinnell

3D vision gives robots guidance

Many options exist for 3D machine vision, each addressing different application needs.

2018-09-14 - Robin Bornoff

Improve accuracy of electrical system thermal simulation with full-circuit 3D modeling

Full-circuit electro-thermal simulation, using an IGBT power inverter as an example, accounts for power dissipation and temperature variations throughout the…

2018-09-06 - KC Yang

Adapt single-coil relay driver to dual-coil use

A few diodes can extend designer options when using latched relays.