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Altair Embed Arduino Series

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Embed Drone Control Series

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Embed Salient PM Motor Control Series

PLaylist on Altair Embed Salient motor control

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Unit Delay, Pulse Counter, and Discrete Integrator

Use of the Unit Delay, modeling a pulse counter, and modeling a discrete backwards rectangular integrator.

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Discrete Reset Integrator, Merge, & CrossDetect Blocks

Understanding the Merge and CrossDetect blocks, adding an Embed model to the Embed MenuBar, modeling a discrete reset integrator.

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Fixed Point - Fundamentals Part 1

Description and use of fixed point blocksets, block properties, blockset configuration tool and displaying fixed point overflow messages and watermarks.

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Fixed Point - Fundamentals Part 2

Application of fixed point autoscale feature and attributes of automatically generated fixed point C-code

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Fixed Point - Filters

Use of the transfer function block and filter design option to design, discretize and implement a second order low pass filter. Adjusting the discrete stepsize and fixed point format for acceptable performance are covered.

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Controlling LEDs - Basics

Blink the red LED on a Texas Instruments F28069M LaunchPad board at 0.5Hz. The model is expanded to blink the red and blue LEDs alternately at 0.5 Hz and then at 10Hz.

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Controlling LEDs - Frequency Controlled

Example of host-to-target communication to blink the red LED on the target Texas Instrument F28069M LaunchPad Development Kit using an Embed slider block.

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Controlling LEDs - Frequency Controlled With "On Time" Measurement

Host-to/from-target communication to blink the red LED on the Target Texas Instrument F28069M LaunchPad Development Kit

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Compound Blocks - Basics

Create compound blocks to add levels to your model; navigate through your model; add/remove compound block connector pins; use compound block dialog constants and dialog windows; access and use built in variables

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Compound Blocks - Advanced

Discussion of two compound block features; Enabled Execution and Local Time Step. Additionally, the Local Time Step feature is applied to implement the block diagram equivalent of a "For" loop to iteratively solve a nonlinear implicit equation.

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Oscilloscope Display Using Monitor Buffer

High speed data collection using the EMBED Monitor Buffer Read and Write blocks, using the plot block to display Monitor Buffer data, displaying the % CPU usage using the Target Interface Block, and controlling the Target update time.

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Plot & Buffer blocks

Creating vectors using the Embed “buffer” block, and configuring and using the “plot” block to display “buffer” data.

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Digital Power Buck Converter Control

Voltage Mode Control

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Texas Instruments CCS Software Installation

Step by Step instructions to install the Texas Instruments Code Composer Studio and Uniflash software on your computer.

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Furuta Inverted Pendulum Control

Apply the Model -Based Development process to the design, test, and HIL testing of a swing up and balance controller for the Furuta inverted rotary pendulum.

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Add a Model to the Embed Menubar

A binary hysteresis model is developed and simulated. The model is added to the Embed Menubar under a new menu named MyModels.

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Encoders

Configure and read a US Digital S4T 4 wire quadrature incremental encoder connected to a Texas Instrument F28069M LaunchPad board.

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Digital Power - Simulation Blockset overview

Brief overview of the simulation blockset of the Digital Power Designer. In this video we look into and analyze a selection of bocks used for simulation (Compensators, PWM simulation, Voltage Mode Control simulation, Buck Converter).

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Digital Power - Coefficient Conversion

Select/tune the coefficients of a PID compensator. Users can calculate the digital coefficients from the analog component values or can tune the coefficients on the fly.

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Digital Power - Model Based Frequency Response Analysis

Details of the new block of the Digital Power Designer which lets user do a frequency response analysis.

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Digital Power - Code Generable

Simulate blocks of the Digital Power Designer which can be later used for code generation to download to a microcontroller. These blocks can be both simulated and used for code generation without any alterations.

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Buck Converters - Simulation

Simulation of the control system in order to analyze the response of the buck converter in voltage mode control. The microcontroller peripherals which are needed are simulated using the peripheral simulation blocks of the Digital Power Designer.

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Buck Converters - Compensator Coefficient Tuning

The buck converter is simulated with the coeffiecients of the compensator being the inputs. This gives us the opportunity to better tune the coefficients based on the response of the converter.

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Buck Converters - Open Loop

We take the first step to control the actual converter. We run a hardware in the loop diagram in open loop.

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Buck Converters - Closed Loop Model Design and Compilation

We look into the design of the model for closed loop control of the buck converter and look into the compilation of the model with just 3 clicks.

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Buck Converters - Closed Loop Debugging (HIL) and Flashing

Last part is running the closed loop control algorithm in hardware in the loop for validation. After validation we can revert to the design diagram and in just one step create a binary file that can be flashed to the controller.

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PMSM - Overview

Introduction of Prof. Duco Pulle and overview of the Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) lab examples

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PMSM - Open Loop Voltage Control Simulation

Short introduction to the theory of open loop voltage control of a PMSM

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PMSM - Open Loop Voltage Control HIL

Hardware Used: TI LaunchXL-F28069M, BoostXL-DRV8301, Teknic M2310

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PMSM - Open Loop Current Control Simulation

Short introduction to the theory of open loop current control of a PMSM

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PMSM - Open Loop Current Control HIL

Hardware Used: TI LaunchXL-F28069M, BoostXL-DRV8301, Teknic M2310

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PMSM - Field Oriented Control Simulation

Short introduction to the theory of closed loop field oriented control of a PMSM

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PMSM - Field Oriented Control HIL

Hardware Used: TI LaunchXL-F28069M, BoostXL-DRV8301, Teknic M2310

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PMSM - Sensorless Field Oriented Control HIL

Employing TI's FAST (Flux, Angle, Speed, and Torque) observer

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PMSM - Motor Identification for InstaSPIN FOC

InstaSPIN: Motor Control solution from Texas Instruments.

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Altair Embed Arduino - Dimming an LED in less than one minute

Introduction to pulse width modulation (PWM) and its use for dimming an LED

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Altair Embed Arduino - Dimming an LED

Introduction to PWM and its use for dimming an LED

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Altair Embed Arduino - Push Button Control

Introduction to State Charts

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Altair Embed Arduino - Control the color of an LED using Potentiometers

Hardware used: 3x 10kΩ Potentiometers 4x 220Ω Resistors 1x RGB LED 1x Arduino 1x Breadboard

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Altair Embed Arduino - Algorithm Validation using the Serial UART

Validating the algorithm for controlling the color of an LED

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Altair Embed DC Motor Current Control

Prof. Duco Pulle introduces current control of a DC Motor using a Linear Actuator

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Altair Embed Drone Control - Theory

Prof. Duco Pulle takes us through the theory of controlling a drone DC motor

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Altair Embed Drone Control - HIL Setup

Prof. Duco Pulle explains and sets up the diagram for Hardware in the Loop control of a drone DC motor

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Drone Control - HIL Run

Prof. Duco Pulle controls a drone DC motor in an HIL diagram

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Salient PM Motor - Theory

Prof. Duco Pulle takes us through the theory of controlling a salient PM motor

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Salient PM Motor - Code Generation & HIL

Prof. Duco Pulle shows code generation and Hardware in the Loop control of a salient PM motor

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Altair Embed™ & CCS Software Installation

Step by step instructions to install the Texas Instruments Code Composer Studio, Uniflash and Altair Embed™ software on your computer.

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Arduino Series: Dimming an LED in Less than One Minute

Demonstration of rapid development with Altair Embed

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Arduino Series: Blinking the Arduino LED

First steps in programming an Arduino

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Motor Identification for InstaSPIN™ Field Oriented Control Hardware in the Loop

InstaSPIN: Motor Control solution from Texas Instruments

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Field Oriented Control Simulation

Short introduction to the theory of closed loop field oriented control of a PMSM.

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Field Oriented Control Hardware in the Loop

Hardware Used: TI LaunchXL-F28069M, BoostXL-DRV8301, Teknic M2310

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Sensorless Field Oriented Control Hardware in the Loop

Employing TI's FAST (Flux, Angle, Speed, and Torque) observer

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PMSM Series - Overview

Introduction of Prof. Duco Pulle and overview of the lab examples

Getting Started, Videos

PMSM Open Loop Voltage Control Simulation

Short introduction to the theory of open loop voltage control of a PMSM

Getting Started, Videos

Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Control Series

Prof. Duco Pulle walks through his lab examples of controlling PMSMs covering voltage, current and field oriented controls (latter one with and without sensors).

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PMSM Open Loop Voltage Control Hardware in the Loop

Hardware Used: TI LaunchXL-F28069M, BoostXL-DRV8301, Teknic M2310

Getting Started, Videos

PMSM Open Loop Current Control Simulation

Short introduction to the theory of open loop current control of a PMSM

Getting Started, Videos

PMSM Open Loop Current Control Hardware in the Loop

Hardware Used: TI LaunchXL-F28069M, BoostXL-DRV8301, Teknic M2310

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Buck Converters - Overview

Introduction of Anthony Boon and overview of the Buck Converter series

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