Devices containing floatswitches are found in many household and industries.

April 18, 2011

The advent of technology has given rise to various mechanisms which were unthinkable in the first place. Nowadays, everything can be obtained at the flick of a finger. In earlier days, water had to be drawn out of wells which were made after digging into the soil, whereas in modern times, a twirl of the […]


Hello world!

April 18, 2011

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!


Quadrature Encoding Explained

January 1, 1970

SensorsQuadrature encoding is a method for conveying speed and direction data encoded in only two signals. This EEHP tutorial shows how the signals might be generated, and how to interpret them.


Understanding the LIN PHY layer

January 1, 1970

SensorsIf you know how to use a basic UART, but can only go “Duh” when the subject of LIN communications comes up, then take a 5 minute coffee break and read this quick and dirty introduction to LIN communications. It will help you to bridge the gap.


Open Verification Methodology

January 1, 1970

SensorsMentor Graphics and Cadence Design Systems collaborated on the “Open Verification Methodology”, which they have now offered up for public consumption. The OVM website states “The OVM is based on the IEEE 1800 SystemVerilog standard and supports design and verification engineers developing advanced verification environments that offer higher levels of integration and portability of Verification […]


Phase Noise: Theory versus Practicality

January 1, 1970

SensorsThis article from the April 2008 issue of Microwave Journal “discusses different time bases and their properties, crystal oscillator properties, phase noise definition and calculations, ways to reduce phase noise in oscillator design, real oscillator phase noise plots, and outside noise/interference effects on phase noise. It will be shown that phase noise is unavoidable but […]


A Practical Guide to Low Power Design

January 1, 1970

SensorsThis free 168 page text published by PowerForward.org discusses the design of low power ICs with an emphasis on the use of the Common Power Format (CPF).


Autodesk Alias Studio Personal Learning Edition

January 1, 1970

SensorsAutodesk AliasStudio Personal Learning Edition is a special version of the AliasStudio 3-D design tool; providing free access for non-commercial use. The free version of the tool offers almost every feature included in the full commercial version.