Analog Design Journal

Power and signal chain technical insight written by engineers for engineers.

Celebrating 20 years of quarterly publication, our Analog Design Journal offers powerful technical insight written by engineers for engineers. These exclusive, carefully selected articles help novice and seasoned engineers sharpen their knowledge of emerging applications and analog circuits.

Q4 2019 ADJ articles

Implementing STO functionality w/ diagnostic and monitoring for ind. motor drive

Motor drives are an integral part of industrial and automation processes. These processes often involve the control of machinery, for which safety is always a concern. Functional safety in motor drives helps avoid accidents.

How an auxless PSR-flyback converter can increase PLC reliability and density

The primary challenge when sensing process variables in harsh industrial environments is the capacity to condition low-amplitude sensor signals in the presence of high noise and large surge voltages.

Challenges and solutions for PoE systems in Ethernet switches

With more devices than ever trying to connect to the Internet of Things, powering these devices has become a hot topic.

EMI filter components and their nonidealities for automotive DC/DC regulators

When releasing a product to market, it is necessary to pass the specific electromagnetic interference (EMI) standard to which the product is confined.

Precision signal conditioning for safety-enabled AIMs in factory automation

Some systems benefit by adjusting the output voltage of one or more DC/DC converters while the converters are enabled and the system is operating.

A small-footprint PoE solution for machine-vision cameras and sensors

Power over Ethernet (PoE) is a technology with an increasing number of products on the market. Small devices with low power consumption are getting more equipped with PoE.

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Robert Taylor

I enjoy extending my knowledge and teaching newer engineers by removing design obstacles in their path.

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Collin Wells

[While enrolled at University of Texas at Dallas] I was involved in robotics and tutoring. My hobbies include gardening, fishing and fixing small and large engine machinery.

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Bobby Mitra

My parents taught me to always teach, and to gain insights by observing many perspectives to solve a problem. It’s what engineering is all about.

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