Welcome to Analog University (www.analogu.national.com), the industry's first online educational resource for analog semiconductor technologies, introduced by National Semiconductor Corp. The free online tool offers technical information and training for novice and experienced design engineers alike in the following fields: audio, amplifiers, displays, data conversion, power management, thermal management, wireless, and low voltage differential signaling (LVDS).
The amount of plastic clogging the ocean continues to grow. Some startling, not-so-good news has come out recently about the roles plastic is playing in the ocean, as well as more heartening news about efforts to collect and reuse it.
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Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.