Friday Quiz: EMI and EMC
Blog 4/24/2015 2 comments
EDN's Designer's Guide to Electromagnetic Compatibility, written by Bill Kimmel and Daryl Gerke, provides many tips for minimizing emissions and immunity. It's also a great source for quiz questions.
Minimizing Standby Power Consumption
Blog 4/23/2015 Post a comment
AC/DC adaptors spend most of their life plugged into a wall socket with no external loading. It has long been recognized that the cumulative effects of millions of adaptors tax the power grid and have a significant impact on the environment.
Remove the Moore's Law Blinders
Blog 4/21/2015 2 comments
The best is yet to come as new materials, logic architectures and software portend to deliver performance gains far beyond Moore’s Law scaling limits.
The Basics of the CE Marking
Blog 4/20/2015 Post a comment
Products that fall under a CE marking Directive cannot be imported into the EU unless they show the CE marking, which is simply a manufacturer's self-declaration that the product complies with the relevant European legislation.
When Coding Errors Can Kill
Engineering Investigations 4/17/2015 7 comments
Under a mild-sounding title, software safety expert Sean Beatty will be presenting a design teardown for a detonator at ESC Boston.
Moore from the Archives
Blog 4/14/2015 1 comment
Moore's law at age 50 continues to be viable but for how long? Here's a look into EE Time's archives, including a link to what Gordon Moore thought of his own law's chances for longevity.
Software Testing Needs More Automation
Blog 4/13/2015 1 comment
As software and hackers get more sophisticated, QA testing will gain importance. That will require more software QA engineers and more test automation. Software QA budgets are on the rise.
IIoT Ecosystem Beginning to Emerge
Blog 4/9/2015 Post a comment
Internet of Things (IoT) application deployment in industry is lagging expectations, as engineers deal with the networking and software complexities of serving field data to multiple applications and clients.