Microcontroller - 8051, 8052, OpCodes, Analog Interface.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

ISQED - Design and Design Automation

International Society for Quality Electronic Design  is the pioneer and leading conference dealing with design for manufacturability and quality issues, front to back.  It is now a non-profit international professional organization.

ISQED - Design and Design Automation

Targetted Audience - Researchers, Developers, and Users of EDA/TCAD Tools & Design Flows and Methodologies.

They cover Design Methods, Design Processes, Semiconductor technologies, nano-technologies,IC packaging, Test, design automation tools & methodologies..

.ISQED 2014 Theme: Security in a Connected World

ISQED - Design and Design Automation

P.O.Box 607 Los Altos, CA 94023-0607  USA

Updated Nov 2013

Silicon Laboratories - High Performance Mixed-signal

Industry leader in the innovation of high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs. Developed by a world-class engineering team with unsurpassed expertise in mixed-signal design,.

Silicon Laboratories - High Performance Mixed-signal

Products Include -

8-bit microcontrollers, Embedded modems, Subscriber line interface circuits, silicon direct access arrangements (DAAs) and clocks and oscillators.
  • Capacitive Touch Sensors
  • Infrared Sensors
  • High-Side DC Current Sensor
Silicon Laboratories' Knowledge Base

Wireless MCU Development Kit Si1000DK

Silicon Labs offers a combination of hardware and software to assist with the development of wireless-based embedded applications. The Si1000DK provides everything needed to begin development of your wireless MCU application.

Wireless MCU Development Kit Si1000DK

Monday, November 09, 2009

NEC Electronics - Semiconductors

NEC Electronics - Semiconductors

Manufactures semiconductors used in sectors like automotive and industrial, and consumer electronics.

  • ASICs like Analog ASIC and ARM-based SoC
  • ASSPs like CCD Linear Image Sensor and LED Driver IC
  • Linear ICs like Operational Amplifier and Power Supply IC
  • Transistors, Diodes and Thyristors (Discrete)

LED Driver IC

NEC Electronics - Semiconductors - uPD168804

µPD168804 is a power supply control IC with four constant-current controller/driver channels. A high current drive of up to 1,500 mA per channel is supported by providing an external power MOSFET.

Friday, November 06, 2009

Maplesoft Tools for Engineering Design

Maplesoft Tools for Engineering Design

"Maple is the essential technical computing software for today's engineers, mathematicians, and scientists"

Maplesoft Tools for Engineering Design

MapleSim - "Advanced symbolic computing engine comes together with traditional numeric solvers to supercharge the simulation and modeling process."

Some Maplesoft Applications In Engineering Design

  • Engineering design sheet
  • Control system design
  • Signal processing and filter design
  • Electric circuit analysis
  • Electrical machine analysis

Library of electrical models (analog, digital, machines, multi-phase) Information

This library contains electrical components to build up analog and digital circuits, as well as machines to model electrical motors and generators, especially three phase induction machines such as an asynchronous motor.


They create specialized software tools for engineering. The product suite includes Maple, the technical computing and documentation environment, and MapleSim, the high-performance, multi-domain modeling and simulation tool for physical systems.

Maplesoft is a subsidiary of Cybernet Systems Co. Ltd. in Japan.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Mathcad - Engineering Calculations

PTC Mathcad - Engineering Calculations

Mathcad is used to perform, document and share calculation and design work.
"The unique Mathcad visual format and scratchpad interface integrate live, standard mathematical notation, text and graphs in a single worksheet"

PTC Mathcad combines the ease and familiarity of an engineering notebook with the powerful features of dedicated engineering calculations application. Its document-centric, WYSIWYG interface gives you the ability to solve, share, re-use and analyze your calculations without having to learn a new programming language.

PTC Mathcad - Engineering Calculations

Some Features are -
  • Easy to learn and use - no special programming skills required
  • Increases productivity, saving engineers time and reducing errors
  • Improves verification and validation of critical calculations
  • Complete documentation of calculations supports standards compliance