December (issue #329) Circuit Cellar Article Materials

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p. 6 : Designing High Performance GUIs: UIs for the Multicore Era, By Phil Brumby

Mentor, A Siemens Business | www.mentor.com

p. 10 : Building a Robotic Candy Sorter: PIC32 and Raspberry Pi Team Up,
By Peter Slater and Mark (Moonyoung) Lee

Robotic Candy Sorter Video:

All the code and other files used to build this project is available on GitHub
https://github.com/PeterSlater/InefficientSkittleSorter

MeArm is a small “Hackable” Robot Arm. It’s an Open Source project by Benjamin Gray and Jack Howard. Licensed under creative commons share alike.
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:993759

OpenCV was provided under its BSD license.
http://opencv.org/license.html

Pyserial was provided under its BSD license.
https://pythonhosted.org/pyserial/

Raspberry Pi 2 model B, 3D CAD assembly model
– SOLIDWORKS,STEP / IGES – 3D CAD model – GrabCAD
https://grabcad.com/library/raspberry-pi-2-model-b-3d-cad-assembly-model-2

Raspberry Pi Camera Module Mechanical Dimensions
http://www.raspberrypi-spy.co.uk/2013/05/pi-camera-module-mechanical-dimensions/#prettyPhoto

MeArm – Your Robot – v1.0 by phenoptix – Thingiverse
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:993759

MeArm Robot Arm – Your Robot – V1.0
http://www.instructables.com/id/MeArm-Robot-Arm-Your-Robot-V10/?ALLSTEPS

Learn about Robot Inverse Kinematics
http://www.learnaboutrobots.com/inverseKinematics.htm

Protothreads
http://dunkels.com/adam/pt/

ECE 4760 Class website
https://people.ece.cornell.edu/land/courses/ece4760/

ECE 5725 Class website
http://skovira.ece.cornell.edu/ece5725_fall_2016_projects/

Microchip | www.microchip.com
Raspberry Pi Foundation | www.raspberrypi.org
Thingiverse | www.thingiverse.com

Parts List:

Part Source
Raspberry Pi Provided by Class
Microstick II Provided by Class
Raspberry Pi Camera Provided by Class
9g Servos Amazon
Acrylic for Arm and Base Scrap
Misc. Nuts and Bolts. Scrap

p. 18 : Raster Laser Projector Uses FPGA: Digital and Analog Control,
By James Cassell and István Burbank

References:
[1] http://www.analog.com/media/en/technical-documentation/data-sheets/AD7302.pdf
[2] Public Law 112-95 February 14 2012 112th Congress, Sec 311
[3] https://www.photonics.com/EDU/Handbook.aspx?AID=25488

Cornell Univ. ECE 4760: Laboratory 4
Image of Bruce Land: photo

Video of Laser Polygon Mirror Motor First Launch:

Analog Devices | www.analog.com
Intel PSG (formerly Altera) | www.altera.com
Microchip Technology | www.microchip.com
Texas Instruments | www.ti.com

p. 26 : Designing a Home Cleaning Robot (Part 1): Selecting Components,
By Nishant Mittal

Cypress Semiconductor | www.cypress.com
Texas Instruments | www.ti.com

p. 32 : Simulating a Hammond Tonewheel Organ (Part 2) Leslie Speaker Emulation,
By Brian Millier

Teensy 3.5 Development board: pjrc.com
Teensy Audio Library: www.pjrc.com/teensy/td_libs_Audio.html
Teensy Audio System Design Tool software: www.pjrc.com/teensy/gui/index.html
Adafruit I2S 3W Class D Amplifier module (ID 3006): www.adafruit.com/product/3006
PT8211 Audio kit- PJRC: www.pjrc.com/store/pt8211_kit.html

Adafruit | www.adafruit.com
MOTU | www.motu.com
PJRC Store | www.pjrc.com
Princeton Technology | www.princeton.com.tw
Texas Instruments | www.ti.com

p. 38 : Wearables Drive Demand for Extreme Low Power Solutions, By Jeff Child

Analog Devices | www.analog.com
Cypress Semiconductor | www.cypress.com
Microchip Technology | www.microchip.com
ST Microelectronics | www.st.com
Maxim Integrated | www.maximintegrated.com

p. 44 : Q & A: IoT Development for the Masses: An interview with Jeff Liebl,
By Jeff Child

Anaren IoT Group | www.anaren.com/capabilities/internet-of-things

p. 47 : Power-Over-Ethernet Expands its Reach: Data & Power Learn to Share,
By Jeff Child

Analog Devices | www.analog.com
ADLINK Technology | www.adlinktech.com
Kontron | www.kontron.com
Maxim Integrated | www.maximintegrated.com
Microsemi | www.microsemi.com
Texas Instruments | www.ti.com

p. 52 : Information Theory in a Nutshell, By Robert Lacoste

IEEE, “Fifty years of signal processing : 1948-1998”

Claude R. Shannon, Bell System Technical Journal volume 27, “A Mathematical Theory of Communication”, 1948

John R. Pierce, California Institute of Technology, “An Introduction to Information Theory – Symbols, Signals and Noise”, Dover Publications Inc, Second edition, ISBN 978-0-486-24061-9

Wikipedia, “Variable length codes”

p. 59 : Component Overstress, By George Novacek

References:
[1] George Novacek, “Phone Message Monitor”, Circuit Cellar 308
[2] Cypress Semiconductor , “EOS White Paper”

EOS/ESD Association www.esda.org

p. 66 : Money Sorting Machines (Part 1), By Jeff Bachiochi

Rotary coin mechanism patent: US 5868235 A
Nadex coin sorter www.liveauctioneers.com/item/14672696_nadex-coin-sorter
National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA) www.namanow.org
www.namanow.org/images/pdfs/VDI_VMS-MMS.pdf
www.namanow.org/images/pdfs/technology/mdb_version_4-2.pdf

p. 79: The Future of Tailored Processors: Bespoke Processors for IoT Devices,
By Henry Duwe

Reference:
[1] S. Lucero, “IoT platforms: Enabling the internet of things”

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