Archive for the ‘Floating Point’ Category

Control Scope Integrated into Digital Power Controller

July 8, 2016 by Hamish Laird

How can I look at my digital signals in my power controller? One of the big issues when working on digital control of power electronics is being able to look at the digital signals inside your controller.  In order to see what is going on inside the control the digital signals need to be brought out […]

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Fixed Point Numerical Systems for Digital Control

August 29, 2015 by Tim King

One question which is commonly asked is “how do I represent fractional numbers on my fixed-point MCU, DSP or FPGA?” One of the best solutions to this is use of the Q number system. The Q number system is a fixed point system where the available bits are divided amongst the integer bits (those to […]

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