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Is there a way to Divide two 8 bit number in PIC 18fXXX assembly language not C?

I Can easily do the division in C of PIC micro controller. But is there a way to divide two number stored in two 8 bit registers. For example look at this code. I have to do it in PIC assembly for 8 ...
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Is Discrete Mathematics a good course to take while pursuing a B.S in Electrical Engineering? [closed]

Are there any useful concepts that discrete Mathematics can build for an Electrical Engineer?
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Control: what is the proper justification that you can't just make the output equal to the input if the system produces unstable output

Suppose we have a signal, it goes into the plant and generates an unstable response, a common question then arise at that point is why can't we just set our output to a "hard-coded" input. Think of ...
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How can the FFT analyze a wave in which the components are changing?

Based on what I've read about Fourier Transforms, it seems that they are designed to work on waves whose components are constant. For example, a simple square wave is \$\sin(\theta) + ...
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Distinguishing between FIR and IIR filters from transform function

I was good at this but unfortunately I have forgot almost everything... So the question is what are the steps to tell if a transform function is for IIR or FIR filter: $$H(z) = ...
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Positive feedback and virtual short in Operational Amplifiers

Can anyone please explain, with sufficient mathematics, why the virtual short concept is not applicable to an operational amplifier in positive feedback.
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Return Loss \$ (S_{11} ) \$ Equation for a nth-order Chebyshev Type 2 Filter [duplicate]

I need an closed form equation for the return loss \$ S_{11} \$ of an n-th order Chebyshev Type 2 low-pass prototype filter. I am designing a high power RF (lumped element) n-th order Chebyshev Type ...
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Return Loss \$ (S_{11}) \$ Equation for a nth-order Butterworth Filter

I need a closed form equation for the return loss \$ ~S_{11}~\$ of an n-th order Butterworth low-pass prototype filter. I am designing a high power RF (lumped element) n-th order Butterworth bandpass ...
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So how do control engineers control nonlinear plant with exponential output?

Say that a system (circuit, pump, population model, etc.) has a exponential output of the type $$y = ae^{bx}$$ What do control engineers do in order to achieve control objectives such as tracking and ...
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Low Voltage AC Smoothing Capacitor Calculation

I have a 9V AC source which will have a max load of 100mA. I'm trying to figure the value of a smoothing capacitor with less than a 10% ripple. I don't have a scope or else I'd just try a bunch out. ...
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Complex multiplication identity

From my EM theory book: I have the solution for this problem, but I don't even understand the first step. How does V = r+jx => v(t) = rcos(wt) - xsin(wt)??
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Control Engineering: Model parameter estimation for a motor which will be under various loads

I am creating a closed loop controller for a motor which is part of a robotic arm. I give it a required angle, the controller calculates a control input, the motor moves, a pot feedbacks the angle, ...
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multiplication using Carry-Save with Radix-4 Booth’s Recoding

I'm student working in multiplication using Carry-Save with Radix-4 Booth’s Recoding.I want to implement its design into a verilog code. what is actually the Extra dot ?? where the output of the ...
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Control Engineering: Why are the Equation Error and Output Error different?

When modelling a system you must first estimate the form of the transfer function (order, time delay etc.), and then estimate the parameters (coefficients for the transfer function). A common way to ...
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Stablization of a $w$-system

I have the following system to be stabilized: \begin{equation} \begin{aligned}\dot{w}=Aw+Bv \\& A=\left( \begin{array}{ccc} 1 & 1 & 2 \\ 1 & 2 & 3 \\ 1 & 2 & 0 \\ ...
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How come you cannot determine the capacitance of a MOSFET gate based on the other supplied values on the datasheet?

Conjecture If it's the case that $$ Cg = {Qg \over Vg} $$ It must be the case that $$ (Ciss + Coss + Crss)Vg = Qgon $$ But it turns out that it is not. I don't understand what I'm missing. I ...
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Half Adder and Two Function, A Contest Questions?

I ran into a 2013 contest question on computer-science filed. What is the following True about F and G function. (The output ...
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Gyroscope sensor modeling understand

I'm trying to understand the gyroscope sensor model equation from this tutorial It says all sensor can be linearly modeled like this: and Sensitivity of sensor X-axis to X-axis inputs (Sx) ...
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Required math for setting up a laser diode

I'm new to electronics and come from a software background. Recently I got a laser diode that I would like to use with my arduino. The manufacturer says it is 5mW and draws 2.8-5.2V. I'd like to ...
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adding two 64-bits number with m-bit carry ripple adder and multiplexer, a questions?

I ran into a question from computer architecture class. The professor says that for adding two 64-bit numbers A and B we use m-bit carry ripple adders and multiplexers such as following: and that ...
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Understanding use of accelerometers to measure angular (rotational?) accelerataion

Imagine this: A rod is attached at one end to a rotating shaft. So, as the shaft rotates from 0 to 90 degrees back-and-forth (in the xy plane), so does the rod. My goal is to measure the instantaneous ...
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How do electrical engineers actually apply control theory in real life?

I am currently taking a course in control theory. In control theory the system or impulse response is usually an algebraic expression in Laplace domain. Much of the work done in school is to find ...
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Calculating the gauge of wire required for the secondary in a Tesla Coil

I am looking to build a small Tesla Coil at home with limited supplies. I am reasonably confident (well.. as confident as a biologist can be!) with my calculations so far, however I have hit a mental ...
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What are the switching frequency and inductance implications of IEEE 519?

A simple power supply composed of a diode rectifier and filter caps has significant harmonic content. The line distortions caused by such equipment can have impact on other power utility customers and ...
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Current/Torque - curve for an ASM

There is this exercise where I don't have a clue how to get the solution. It's about asynchronous machines, where with the help of field coordinates the string currents (istr) are split up into ...
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Just need to check if this equation correspond to this block diagram

$$y(n)=y(n-1)-ax(n-1)$$ Is this correct? Thanks in advance.
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Uncertainity Calculation

> How can i calculate the absolute uncertainty dt in the following case T=(P/A)^1/4 if ...
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Question about the derivation of RC Filters frequency cutoff

We've learned that the operation in RC filters depends on how the capacitor reacts to different frequencies, in other words, the capacitative reactance. The input is applied in series with a ...
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Why is the complex representation of voltage V*cos(wt + phi) when driven by a sinusoid? Shouldn't a sinusoidal voltage be represented by sin function?

A voltage across a circuit component at time t can be calculated by $$V*sin(\omega t + \phi)$$ however in my book when it introduces complex numbers to represent voltages it states a voltage ...
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Calculating single phase load from 3 phase power measurements

I need to record kW & kWh for individual phases on a circuit that has a 3 phase power meter that outputs the following data: Total for all three phases: kW kWh kVA kVAr power factor ...
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Understanding The Art of Electronics mathematical explanation for capacitors

The author mentions that the reader should not worry if they cannot keep up with the mathematics, I however feel uncomfortable doing so. The issue is the fact that the author does not explain what the ...
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Open-source Netlist

I am looking for a site (or a kind reader) that provides open-source netlists that contain constraints with mathematical expressions (such as Delay). I need the mathematical expressions as well as the ...
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What is the LCCDE equation of this block diagram

I cant find the LCCDE equation of this system ı try to reduce but thing will get compliceted
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Memristor equations

I was working with memristors and wondering about their equations. If the memristor resistance(or memristance) is based on the amount of charge, the memristance should equal: $$M(t)=\int(C(t))dt$$ or ...
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Is the cut-off frequency for each high order butterworth filter the same or different?

From reading I see that I can calculate my cut-off frequency for a given Butterworth filter using the equations below. Let's say then that I have a 8th order filter, and I'm going to make it out of ...
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High Order Butterworth Filter Math

I'm trying to learn more about high order filter design, with my goal being to design an 8th order Butterworth lowpass filter in spice, then in the real world. I've been reading a filter book I have ...
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In the under-damped RLC Circuit, one constant is imaginary, but there can't be imaginary current

I'm just learning about RLC circuits and all the math makes sense, but one thing has been bothering me. In the derivation of the equation for a underdamped, series RLC, the roots to the ...
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Time domain of a Sine wave?

I am working on a lab in school with a common source JFET amplifier, and I needed to express \$v_{out}\$ in terms of time domain. If \$f\$ is the frequency and \$T\$ is the period, then I need ...
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How does Decimal Mode in an ALU work?

Trying to wrap my head around the basic of how to do decimal addition in an ALU. Here is what I have so far. I am primarily looking at the MOS 6502 CPU architecture. It has two modes in which you ...
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How do you do operations on large numbers using a small fixed-width ALU?

I am wanting to design a simple calculator like what you would find in the dollar store. Something like this: This little guy can display a number 8 digits long, meaning 99999999 is the largest ...
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how to express y(t) as function of x(t) from a given two signal?

is there a simple way to answer ? I couldn't do it by finding the equation of the two signal and then proceed like any problem in math
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exam problem finding impulse response from a given system? [closed]

I search but i did't find useful way to answer it please how to get the impulse response from a given given system
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Complex numbers manipulation

I have a complex number s of the form s=[1/sqrt(NN\$_{t})] e^{j\phi_{k}}\$ S\$_{o}\$ is another complex number. It is given that |s-s\$ _{o}\$|<= \$\epsilon\$ where 0< \$\epsilon\$< 2 It ...
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OLA adder and signed digit vhdl design problem

I have implemented the following online adder for signed digit using vhdl code and I have simulated my design according to the example table shown in the figure attached the problem is I am not ...
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Calculating resistor wire properties for my projects

I have a few things I wanna do with the resistor wire. They all involve getting approximate temperature using known voltage. I understand that temperature heavily depends on environment, but what I ...
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Online arithmetic with radix 2 addition

I am having trouble working with OLA(online arithmetic addition) radix 2 SD(signed digit) addition MSDF(most significant digit first). If I have an 8 bits range unsigned number and a redundant and ...
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Magnetometer tilt compensation without accelerometer

I need to use the magnetometer in a device to accurately determine how many degrees the user twists (rotates in x-y plane) it. I don't care about absolute orientation, just the angular delta. Of ...
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Any Way of Converting Several 2-Port S-Parameters Measurement to 4-Port S-Parameters

I have a bi-driectional coupler and attenuator (att) in which I would like to capture its s-parameters: So I measured 2-port s-parameters between ports 1 & 2, 1 & 3, 1 & 4, 2 & 3, 2 ...
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Fourier Transform involving frequency differentiation property

Going through some past exams, I've came across this question; To get started, I've noticed that it resembles to the frequency differentiation property; Now, the differentiation was extremely ...
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Fourier Transform help

I have this question here, which I am unsure of my final answer: Firstly, I times the numerator and denominator by the conjugate 1-jt - resulting me in the alternate form of the function Next, I've ...