The new LPC1500 MCUs for simplifying motor control. This presentation will discuss in detail the technical aspect of the family's highly integrated analog subsystem – which consists of two 12-channel, 12-bit ADCs operating at 2 Msps, 28 PWM channels from four SCTimer / PWM modules, four analog comparators and a quadrature encoder interface (QEI) – and how it is used in six step commutation (or trapezoidal control) and Field Oriented Control (space vector control) for use in motor control applications. We will highlight the differences in motor types currently available including the benefits of each type and the preferred control algorithms along with their typical applications.
Presenter: Mahesh Chandra, NXP, Senior Applications Engineer
Mahesh Chandra is a Senior Applications Engineer in the Microcontrollers business line at NXP. He has over 15 years of experience in embedded systems development and is experienced in working on A/V, power, and motor control applications. Mahesh began his career as an R&D Engineer and previous to joining NXP he worked at ST Microelectronics and Xerox.  Mahesh holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics Engineering from MMM Engineering College Gorakhpur in India.
Presenter: Steven McQuade, NXP, Product Marketing Manager
As Product Marketing Manager, Steven is responsible for the entry-level LPC families within the NXP microcontroller portfolio. Steven has 14 years experience in the semiconductor industry in both engineering and marketing roles. Steven has extensive experience with microcontrollers and mixed signal products. Prior to joining NXP Steven spent 10years with Motorola/Freescale and 2years with Wolfson Microelectronics. Steven holds a BSEE from Glasgow University.
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