A model of the solar cell is built in Verilog-ams. This is needed in order to perform the simulation of the MPPT in a Solar Energy Harvester.
It is very common with the students, which are trying to learn a new programming language, to only read and understand the codes on the books or online. But until you don’t put hands on and start typing your own small programs, compile them, find errors, simulate, etc you will not get the experience to write your own codes and therefore to learn how to program a new language.
In this article I am going to show how to generate a sinus wave in a FPGA with Verilog and VHDL. I am going to program and demonstrate the functionality with Vivado 2017.4. This is going to be divided into 3 parts:
- Fixed frequency sinus-signal
- Variable frequency sinus signal
The Power-On Reset I an electronic circuit that generates a reset impulse, which sets the entire design to an initial and well-known state after the power supply is detected. It often used with a RC circuit in VLSI in chip-design. In Vivado the Xilinx’s Processor System Reset LogiCORE IP provides this functionality.
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