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November (issue #340) Circuit Cellar

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p.6: Add GPS to Your Embedded System: MCU-Based Design, By Stuart Ball

National Marine Electronics Association

Maestro Wireless Solutions |
Lumex |
STMicroelectronics |
Texas Instruments |
U-blox |

p.14: Building an Autopilot Robot (Part 2): Control and Sensing, By Pedro Bertoleti

Github repository:

Software used in this project:
Operating System: Debian Linux
Programming language: C
Compiler: GCC
Sensors and drivers API: Robotics Cape
Additional libraries: Paho MQTT

Freescale/NXP, “Application Note: AN3397 – Implementing Positioning Algorithms Using Accelerometers”, 2007
Eclipse Paho MQTT official website
Robotics Cape API (Strawson Design) 
James Stewart, “Calculus: Early Transcendentals (6th Edition)”, Cengage Learning, 2006
David Halliday. Robert Resnick and Jearl Walker, “Fundamentals of Physics (10th edition)”, Wiley, 2013. | |

p.17: FCL for Servo Drives: Motors and MCUs, By Ramesh T. Ramamoorthy

Texas Instruments |

p.20: MCU-Based Project Enhances Dance Game: Using Wavelet Transform,
By Michael Solomentsev and Drew Dunne


[1] S. Carroll, PIC32MX250F128B Development Boards,
[2] B. Land, SPI to 23LC1024 serial RAM & DAC,
[3] G. Tzanetakis, Audio Analysis using the Discrete Wavelet Transform, Princeton
[4] A. Dunkels & B. Land, Protothreads with modifications,
[5] A. Madsen, ORSSerialPort,
[6] M. Gallagher, Core Animation Library 
[7] AC/DC. “Highway to Hell”, Highway to Hell, 1979, Spotify,
[8] Darius Rucker. “Wagon Wheel”, True Believers, 2013, Spotify,
[9] Mr. Fingers. “Mystery of Love”, Amnesia, 1989, Spotify,
[10] LCD Soundsystem. “Dance Yrself Clean”, This is Happening, 2010, Spotify,

GNU Scientific Library,

Land, ECE4760,

Dunne & M. Solomentsev, Dance Dance Evolution, 2017,

FSR402 Force Sensitive Resistor
Interlink Electronics |

Microchip |

p.26: Sensors at the Intelligent IoT Edge: New Design Flows, By Greg Lebsack

Knowles |
Mentor, A Siemens Business |
TDK Invensense |

p.32: What’s the Role of 3D Printing in Embedded Systems?: Experts Weigh In,
By Jeff Child

Fabrisonic |
Sculpteo |
Markforged |
Nano Dimension |

p.38: Analog IC Advances Target Industrial Automation: Factory Focus,
By Jeff Child

Analog Devices |
Infineon Technologies |
Maxim Integrated |
Renesas Electronics |
STMicroelectronics |
Texas Instruments |

p.44: PRODUCT FOCUS: FPGA Boards: Integrated Solutions. By Jeff Child

Alpha Data |
Avnet Engineering Services |
Bittware |
Extreme Engineering Solutions |
Intel |
iWave Systems Technologies |
Nallatech |
Pentek |
Star Communications |
Vadatech |

p.49: EMBEDDED SYSTEM ESSENTIALS: Embedded System Security: Live from Las Vegas, By Colin O’Flynn

Black Hat USA 2018 |

p.54: PICKING UP MIXED SIGNALS: Easing into the IoT Cloud (Part 1): Web Connecting MCUs, By Brian Millier

Cypress Semiconductor |
Espressif |
Microchip Technology |
Microsoft |
STMicroelectronics |
Particle |
U-blox |

p.62: THE CONSUMMATE ENGINEER: High Accelerated Product Testing: Stress and Statistics, By George Novacek


[1] Circuit Cellar 255, Octorber, 2011, George Novacek, Environmental Stress Screening
[2] U.S. Department of Defense Military Handbook “Environmental Stress Screening (ESS) of Electronic Equipment MIL-HDBK-344A
[3] Circuit Cellar 272, March 2013 George Novacek: Quality and Reliability in Design
[4] Thermotron

p.66: FROM THE BENCH: Sleeping Electronics: Managing Power Vampires,
By Jeff Bachiochi

PIC16F1823: Flash Microcontroller with XLP Technology
Microchip Technology,

LM2576: SIMPLE SWITCHER, a 3-A Step-Down Voltage Regulator
Texas Instruments,

MC78LCxx: Micropower Voltage Regulator
ON Semiconductor,

GA1A12S202: Log-scale Analog Light Sensor

Microchip Technology |
Sharp Microelectronics |
Texas Instruments |

p.79: The Future of Thermal Management: Why Cooling is a Priority in Embedded Systems Design, By Tim Bretz

Elma Electronic |

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November (issue #340) Circuit Cellar

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