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Essential Control Techniques

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In this course, you will delve into Embedded Systems, focusing on actuators, analog outputs, pulse width modulation, and utilizing logic analyzers. You will gain practical insights into controlling devices, generating analog signals, mastering pulse modulation techniques, and effectively analyzing system behavior.

In this course, you will delve into Embedded Systems, focusing on actuators, analog outputs, pulse width modulation, and utilizing logic analyzers. You will gain practical insights into controlling devices, generating analog signals, mastering pulse modulation techniques, and effectively analyzing system behavior.

Beginner

8 hours

Completion Certificate

Last Updated May 9, 2024

Prerequisites:

No experience required

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

Actuators

In this lesson, you will learn about actuators like linear actuators, rotary actuators and other kind of actuators, how they work, different types, importance and some of their applications.

Lesson 2

Analog Outputs

In this lesson you will learn all about analog outputs, more specific about Digital to Analog converters, different types, their limitations and how to build them.

Lesson 3

Pulse Width Modulation

In this lesson you will learn about Pulse Width Modulation and why this is a very good technique to control some analog devices instead of using DACs, it's applications and how to generate it.

Lesson 4

Logic Analyzers

In this lesson you will learn to use logic analyzers to read PWM digital signal and analyze it, checking in real time all their properties, like the period, frequency, duty cycle and amplitude.

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José Cano

Software Developer at Globant

José Cano is a software developer at Globant, where he works for a gaming company. He previously worked as an IoT developer focusing on creating embedded devices for monitor and remote controlling applications. He is very passionate about DIY projects and creating his own devices to perform different tasks.

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