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Nuts & Volts Magazine (June 2004)

Starting A New Design — Part 1:  Architecture And Implementation

By Mark Balch    View In Digital Edition  

You came up with the solution to a problem and decided to build it yourself. How do you get started? Starting a new design on a blank sheet of paper can be difficult. The basic challenge is to analyze the features that you want to implement and determine what type of circuit is called for to perform each task. This is the essence of system architecture: translating high level requirements into a system block diagram.


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