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posted in July 2011
NXP KMA210 position sensors for automotive applications
Product News  
7/28/2011   3 comments
NXP Semiconductors' new generation of automotive position sensors incorporates its latest magnetoresistive sensor chip and a signal conditioning ASIC developed using its advanced Silicon on Insulator (SOI) process technology.
Datasheets.com: Finding the right part just got easier
Blog  
7/28/2011   24 comments
With the launch of Datasheets.com, EDN and UBM Electronics provide engineers access to over 185 million parts, with features such as comparison, parametric search, search save, and alerts.
Composite supersets tame wiring harness engineering complexity
Design How-To  
7/28/2011   Post a comment
With many electrical options and physical variants in today's cars, potential configurations for a single platform may number in the millions. Thus the electrical distribution system harness is at the heart of the automotive complexity challenge.
Mouser launches new audio applications site
News & Analysis  
7/27/2011   1 comment
Mouser Electronics launched an audio applications training site devoted to the newest products and developments for sound engineering.
Integrated radar front end trims system cost and size
Design How-To  
7/26/2011   5 comments
Integrated automotive chip allows multiple applications in an efficient package—while on-chip signal conditioning and data capture let design engineers program settings for different driving conditions.
Flow batteries: EVs fuel up on electrons at the 'gas pump'
Design How-To  
7/25/2011   9 comments
Batteries with replaceable fluids may improve electric vehicle energy density.
Haptics technology: picking up good vibrations
Design How-To  
7/24/2011   14 comments
Understand the existing and new techniques for implementing this motion-transducer function
Advanced BLDC motor controller with power-saving features
Design How-To  
7/24/2011   Post a comment
Understand Space Vector PWM, an advanced BLDC motor-control tactic, and how it is implemented, with resultant power savings
A Volt for a week
Blog  
7/22/2011   16 comments
I have a Chevy Volt to drive for a week. If you have any questions on the car or its operation, post them here and I'll try and answer them.
Chevy Volt relies on adroit suppliers
Design How-To  
7/21/2011   Post a comment
What does it take to bring the Chevy Volt to market? Suppliers of advanced technology that can deliver on time—and on budget.
Scalable SoC drives 'hybrid' cluster displays
Design How-To  
7/19/2011   Post a comment
Between mechanical automotive instrument clusters and the growing number of free programmable clusters there are hybrid dashboards, which combine traditional meters and at least one graphical display.
Designing Wireless Foot Switches for Medical Devices
Design How-To  
7/17/2011   2 comments
Wireless foot switches, used in many medical applications, require designers to adhere to a checklist of criteria to be effective and reliable
Molex Brad Micro-Change M12 Circular Hybrid Technology (CHT) connectors
Product News  
7/14/2011   Post a comment
Molex rolled out its Brad Micro-Change M12 Circular Hybrid Technology connectors that offer high-signal integrity with rugged IP67-sealing.
Simulation techniques test automotive cluster display ECUs
Design How-To  
7/14/2011   Post a comment
With the automotive display cluster being the main means to convey vehicle status and information, it is of utmost importance to ensure reliable functional testing for cluster devices.
PXI/MOST interface ensures end-of-line test quality
Design How-To  
7/8/2011   Post a comment
Detailed compliance testing eliminates faults and ensures performance of different MOST interfaces in the same network.
Sterilization methods and impact on electronics in medical devices
Design How-To  
7/8/2011   3 comments
Understand the different methods of achieving this important objective, and their key attributes
Engineering a DIY EV!
Design How-To  
7/8/2011   7 comments
Ever think about building your own electric car? Well, here's one engineer who did!
ITT cannon KJAYA series
Product News  
7/7/2011   Post a comment
ITT's MIL-DTL 38999 Series III style connector for low-pressure applications uses lightweight aluminum shells that provide a sealed, watertight and airtight solution for pressures up to 15psi.


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