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    This index provides a quick summary of a selection of design contests and training projects focusing on specific electronic components and FPGA/SoCs. Each program has resulted in a rich collection of deep dive content that would appeal to an electronic or embedded engineer.

    Click on the links below to see our various training projects and contests.


    Experimenting with Inductors | Experimenting with Polymer Capacitors | Path to Programmable | Path II Programmable


     

    Experimenting with Inductors
    Sponsored by Kemet

    A hands-on competition that allows you to experiment, test, breadboard, or just play around with inductors.

    Winner: Gene Breniman's Effects of Inductors on a Boost Regulator Circuit.  Summary

     


    Experimenting with Polymer Capacitors
    Sponsored by Panasonic

    A hands-on competition that allows you to experiment, test, breadboard, or just play around with Polymer Capacitors.

    Winner: Frank Milburn's Deep Dive into ESR.  Summary

     


    Path to Programmable
    Sponsored by Xilinx and Avnet

    An FPGA/SoC training program, featuring the Avnet MiniZed™ development board.

    Graduate Projects: Summary

     


    Path II Programmable
    Sponsored by Xilinx and Avnet

    Follow the journey of element14 hardware and software engineers as they learn to develop with the Ultra96-v2.

    Graduate Projects: Summary