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As engineers, we tend to take the units of measurement we use for granted. Everyone knows that P=V²/R, but what is V, and what is R? There are only seven basic units ...
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Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
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- An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely ...

Larry Desjardin

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Larry Desjardin
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

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