Circuit Cellar Ink 88
November 1997

Table of Contents


Ken Davidson

Task Manager

Stuffed Mentality

Note: See letter from Michael Covington in INK 91.


Reader I/O

Letters to the Editor


Harv Weiner

New Product News


Constantin von Altrock

PDF Fuzzy Logic in Automotive Engineering

Automotive engineering is one area where fuzzy logic has made significant inroads. Constantin brings us up to date with the latest developments. He examines fuzzy logic's impact on ABS braking, engine control systems, transmissions, and antiskid steering.

Note: See letter from Douglas Milliken in INK 91.


Rod Taber

Self-Evolving Systems and Liability

Who's Responsible for a System's Growing Pains?

If software is self-evolving, how can a corporation protect itself? After all, who knows what changes and developments will evolve as the software interacts with its environment? Rod gives guidelines to help you keep out of the courtroom.


Walter Banks

Fuzzy Concepts Using C

Walter takes fuzzy logic into the trenches with this down-to-earth implementation of fuzzy logic using C on small micros. He uses examples from real-world applications to illustrate his points.

Embedded PC


Harv Weiner

Nouveau PC

Embedded PC


Tom Scott

PDF Windows CE for Embedded Applicaitons

Although Tom admits that Windows CE can't possibly fit every embedded application, he points out the niches it can fulfill. And, he demonstrates how it meets the marketplace demand for more standardization between products.

Embedded PC


Edward Steinfeld

PDF Windows CE is Ready, But for What?

The embedded market has been traditionally commandeered by those producing tight code, integration, compact real estate, and low cost. However, Microsoft wants to enter the picture. Edward questions whether they can adjust.

Note: See letter from Thad Starner in INK 92.

Embedded PC


Ingo Cyliax

PC/104 Quarter

Remote Internet Data Logging and Sensing

Why not build remote PC/104 Internet-based data loggers? All you need is one 32-bit PC/104 CPU, a modem, and RTOS, application code, and some integration. After looking at what benefits this brings to the market, Ingo shows how easily it's done.

Embedded PC


Fred Eady

Applied PCs

Interfaces and GUI-Building Packages, Part 1: Web-Accessible Virtual Front Panel

Sometimes the product is perfect, but you can't make an interface for a reasonable price. Fred checks his tool drawer to see if anything can come to the rescue. He finds emWare's embedded application enabler and Advantech's PCM-4862.


Ingo Cyliax


MC68030 Workstation, Part 3: Cross-Development Environment and Downloading

Ingo finishes his three-part series on pulling together an affordable 68000 development board. The final step -- software -- is based on tools freely available on the Internet. He can even boot the board over the network.


Jeff Bachiochi

PDF HTML, HTML From the Bench

Nonintrusive Interfacing -- Using Kid Gloves

Nobody has ever accused Jeff of growing up, especially his kids. Follow along as he unobtrusively updates an already modernized classic toy.

Note: The text on page 76 is missing.


Tom Cantrell

Silicon Update

USB Micro

Cables are the bane of any wannabe neat and tidy PC setup. As USB becomes more and more popular, PCs will begin losing some of those cables. Tom checks out the latest chip that should help the USB cause along.


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Steve Ciarcia

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