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Mastering Stepper Motors in Embedded Systems

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This course covers the essentials of stepper motors and their control. You will learn about stepper motor basics, control techniques, and the use of device drivers and libraries. The course also emphasizes driver abstractions for modular, reusable code. Practical examples and case studies provide hands-on experience, preparing students to implement precise motor control in embedded systems.

This course covers the essentials of stepper motors and their control. You will learn about stepper motor basics, control techniques, and the use of device drivers and libraries. The course also emphasizes driver abstractions for modular, reusable code. Practical examples and case studies provide hands-on experience, preparing students to implement precise motor control in embedded systems.

Beginner

8 hours

Completion Certificate

Last Updated July 4, 2024

Skills you'll learn:

Device Drivers • Motors

Prerequisites:

Basic Python • Embedded Systems and Robotics Fluency

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

Stepper Motors

Explore stepper motors: their operation, driving modes like microstepping, applications in devices like printers, and their advantages over other motors.

Lesson 2

Controlling Stepper Motors

Explore controlling stepper motors like 28BYJ-48 with ULN2003 & A4988 drivers, covering wiring, power, & programming for precision projects.

Lesson 3

Using Device Drivers and Libraries

Discover how to find and use device drivers and libraries for projects, including key differences, advantages, selection criteria, and application considerations.

Lesson 4

Driver Abstractions

Explore driver abstractions, including HAL's role, creating generic interfaces, implementing wrappers, and phases of driver development: design, implement, test.

Taught By The Best

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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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