How to Select a Microcontroller

A search in an online catalogue for microcontroller units (MCUs) would lead you to a massive collection of thousands upon thousands of various MCUs, leaving you spoilt for choice. There would...

Guide on how to select pressure regulators for fuel systems

A pressure regulator is a valve that automatically cuts off the flow of a liquid or gas at a certain pressure. Regulators are used to allow high-pressure fluid supply lines or...

Power Measurement and Control Using Programmable Logic

In a complex system design, power consumption of hardware components is a very important performance metric because of the resulting thermal and reliability concerns. Reducing power consumption is a challenge to...

How to Design Medical Devices for Rural India

Medical devices intended for use in rural India have certain differences compared to those used almost everywhere else. In this article, we consider the inherent problems in India (rural India, to...

FPGAs ‘vs.’ ASICs, or a symbiotic relationship?

We will hold our jump into the debate, in order to first define the two entities to be discussed. The Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) is an integrated circuit designed to be...

Your Guide To Soldering

Attaining ‘zero defect’ production requires a thorough knowledge of soldering technology. Here is a lowdown on the different kinds of techniques, material and equipment used in soldering K. BharathanAs defined in Digital...