June (issue #347) Circuit Cellar Article Materials

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p.6: Taming Your Wind Turbine: Power Perfected, By Alexander Pozhitkov, PhD.

[1]  F. Manwell, J. G. McGowan and A. L. Rogers. Wind Energy Explained: Theory, Design and Application, Second Edition 2009. JohnManwell_09 Wiley & Sons.

BK Precision | www.bkprecision.com
MidNite Solar | www.midnitesolar.com

p12: Haptic Feedback Electronic Travel Aid: Vibration Vision,
         By Aaheli Chattopadhyay, Naomi Hess and Jun Ko

[1] National Research Council (US) Working Group on Mobility Aids for the Visually Impaired and Blind. Electronic Travel AIDS: New Directions for Research. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 1986. Chapter 6, THE TECHNOLOGY OF ELECTRONIC TRAVEL AIDS. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK218025/
[2] Protothreads documentation, Adam Dunkels, http://dunkels.com/adam/pt/
[3] GetSerialBuffer, Bruce Land
[4] Poika Isokoski, ‎Jukka Springare, “Haptics: Perception, Devices, Mobility, and Communication: 8th,” 2012

Sean Carroll. The Small Board, Nov 2016 http://people.ece.cornell.edu/land/courses/ece4760/PIC32/target_board.html

Cassinelli Alvaro, Reynolds Carson and Ishikawa Masatoshi : Augmenting spatial awareness with Haptic Radar, Tenth International Symposium on Wearable Computers(ISWC) (Montreux, 2006.10.11-14)

Data sheets:

VL53L0X (ST Microelectronics) www.st.com/resource/en/datasheet/vl53l0x.pdf

Adafruit VL53L0X Breakout (Adafruit) https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-vl53l0x-micro-lidar-distance-sensor-breakout/overview

2N3904 (ST Microelectronics) www.mouser.com/ds/2/149/2N3904-82270.pdf

TIP31 (ST Microelectronics) www.st.com/resource/en/datasheet/tip31c.pdf

Code/designs borrowed from others:

Polulu Arduino library for VL53L0X sensor https://github.com/pololu/vl53l0x-arduino

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

PIC32 protothread code for UART    http://people.ece.cornell.edu/land/courses/ece4760/PIC32/ProtoThreads/Semaphore_alternating_input.c

Three solderable perf boards
ToF sensor
Vibration Motor (ERM 3V)
Arduino Pro Mini
Wristband (sock)
Header pins
Header sockets
Small board (PIC)
Two 9 volt batteries
Flashlight case

Adafruit | www.adafruit.com
Microchip Technology | www.microchip.com
STMicroelectronics | www.st.com

p.20: GPS Guides Robotic Car: Arduino UNO in Action, By Raul Alvarez-Torrico

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_Positioning_System
[2] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haversine_formula
[3]  https://www.movable-type.co.uk/scripts/latlong.html
[4]  https://dspguide.com/ch15.htm

Fundamentals of a GPS guided vehicle

Calculating the Distance Between Two GPS Coordinates with Python (Haversine Formula)

Arduino UNO https://www.arduino.cc/en/Guide/ArduinoUno

GY-GPS6MV2 GPS receiver module https://www.amazon.com/gy-gps6mv2/s?k=gy-gps6mv2

HMC5883L digital compass module

L298N motor driver https://www.amazon.com/s?k=l298n+motor+driver

Arduino | www.arduino.cc
HiLetgo | www.hiletgo.com
Honeywell | www.honeywell.com
STMicroelectronics | www.st.com
U-blox | www.u-blox.com

p.28: Understanding PID: Control Concepts, By Stuart Ball

Wikipedia has a good article on PID control: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PID_controller

TM4C1231233H6PM datasheet: http://www.ti.com/lit/gpn/tm4c1233h6pm

Texas Instruments | www.ti.com

p.36: Building a PoE Power Subsystem: Design Decisions,
             By Thong Huynh and Suhel Dhanani

[1] https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/poe-chipsets-market-size-worth-1-22-billion-by-2025-cagr-12-6-grand-view-research-inc–843035168.html
[2] https://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/power-over-ethernet-solution-market-84424663.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI86airsDm3wIV8iCtBh2-vg5rEAAYASAAEgK3y_D_BwE
[3] http://www.delloro.com

Maxim Integrated | www.maximintegrated.com

p.42: Integration Trend Leads PCB Design Tool Evolution: Comprehensive Solutions, By Jeff Child

Altium | www.altium.com
Cadence Design Systems | www.cadence.com
Mentor, a Siemens Company | www.mentor.com
Zuken | www.zuken.com

p.48: Sensor Innovations Span a Wide Range of Solutions: Ready for the IoT Era,
By Jeff Child

Analog Devices | www.analog.com
ACEINNA | www.aceinna.com
Infineon Technologies | www.infineon.com
Maxim Integrated | www.maximintegrated.com
Microchip Technology | www.microchip.com
Renesas Electronics | www.renesas.com
STMicroelectronics | www.st.com
Texas Instruments | www.ti.com

p.53: PRODUCT FOCUS: AC-DC Power Supplies: Application Emphasis,
           By Jeff Child

Aimtec | www.aimtec.com
CUI| www.cui.com
MINMAX Technology | www.minmaxpower.com
RECOM | www.recom-power.com
TDK-Lambda Americas | www.us.tdk-lambda.com
XP Power | www.xppower.com

p.56: THE DARKER SIDE: dB for Dummies: Decibels Demystified,
           By Robert Lacoste

“ dB or not dB?”, A. Winter, Rohde & Schwarz, Application note 1MA98_8e, May 2014.

Rohde & Schwarz | www.rohde-schwarz.com

p.60: EMBEDDED IN THIN SLICES: Bluetooth Mesh (Part 3): Secure Provisioning,
            By Bob Japenga

[1] April 2019 Circuit Cellar Embedded in Thin Slices
[2] Bluetooth Profile Specification 5.4.3
[3] August 2018 Circuit Cellar Embedded in Thin Slices

p.64: THE CONSUMMATE ENGINEER: Energy Monitoring (Part 1): Sun-Powered System, By George Novacek

Adafruit | www.adafruit.com
Sparkfun | www.sparkfun.com

p.67: FROM THE BENCH: Windless Wind Chimes (Part 1): Let Randomness Ring,
           By Jeff Bachiochi


Eight Darlington arrays w/diode protection
ST Microelectronics

Low-Power, High-Performance Microcontrollers with XLP Technology
Microchip Technologies

XL6009E adjustable DC-DC Switching boost converter

USB LiIon/LiPoly charger – v1.2

Adafruit | www.adafruit.com
Addicore | www.addicore.com
Microchip Technology | www.microchip.com
STMicroelectronics | www.st.com

p.79: The Future of Embedded Databases: Embedded Database Systems in the Age of IoT, By Steve Graves

McObject | www.mcobject.com