ramp generator

ramp generator

[′ramp ‚jen·ə‚rād·ər]
(electronics)
A circuit that generates a sweep voltage which increases linearly in value during one cycle of sweep, then returns to zero suddenly to start the next cycle.
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A ramp generator is used to generate S-curve position reference.
ref] is reference angular acceleration available from the ramp generator (see subsection C).
Contract notice: Ramp generator compression pulsed high power multi mega amps.
The driver board contains a fixed frequency PWM current control with automatic selection of fast and slow decay mode as well as a built-in ramp generator for autonomous positioning and speed control.
Both offer a built-in ramp generator for autonomous positioning and speed control as well as on-the-fly parameter adjustment.
The model PB-5 programmable precision pulse generator includes a full-featured, highly flexible ramp generator and complete programmability.
It has a built-in ramp generator for autonomous positioning and speed control as well as on-the-fly alteration of target motion parameters, such as position, velocity, and acceleration.
The control signal can be derived from a master ramp generator, the output voltage of another power module, or the module's own internal ramp.
The model 54000 provides two remotely programmable analog ramp generators, two remotely programmable digital ramp generators and eight digitally controlled frequency identifying markers.