Archive for the ‘Safety Critical’ Category

PCIM 2016 Highlights

May 30, 2016 by Hamish Laird

PCIM was big – again This year PCIM filled three of the Messe exhibition hall in the Nuremberg.  There were a large number of exhibitors.  This large turnout of exhibitors and the crowds attending shows that power electronics is going well in Europe and the world.  The recent reasonable GDP growth in Europe suggests that the financial […]

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Better Embedded System Software

January 12, 2016 by Hamish Laird

I was speaking with a friend about software standards for power electronic converters.  We were talking about how to get better embedded system software. He asked me to look at the book “Better Embedded Systems Design” by Philipp Koopman.  I borrowed a copy a copy from my local engineering library.  It looks good and covers all the areas […]

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Safety Critical Digital Control – Planes in Fog

December 24, 2014 by Hamish Laird

This article was originally published in 2010.  It is part of the ELMG redux series of articles that will be republished over the summer.  These articles cover subjects in and around digital control of power electronics. Redux – Safety Critical Digital Control – Planes in Fog Just before Christmas 2006 I spent sometime (24 hours) in Copenhagen […]

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