The terror in the teleprinter
Engineering Investigations 10/27/2010 Post a comment
In the dead of night a teleprinter chattered away, a few characters at a time, printing complete rubbish. Was it spirits or something more earthly to blame?
CDR module gets the jitters
Engineering Investigations 10/21/2010 4 comments
A supplier’s clock and data recovery module will not stay synchronized. Engineers are hesitant to complain after their first problem with the module turned out to be an embarrassing layout error.
The case of the un-sensitive sensor
Engineering Investigations 10/12/2010 Post a comment
An engineer learns that shielding can only help so much while investigating
problems with a test stand for checking fuel metering pumps for a specific assembly defect.