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Vicor Corporation announced at APEC the next, designer-oriented, installment in its Power Advantage Educational Program -- the “Whiteboard.” There will be a ...
The flyback is the work-horse of power supply topologies. It works quite well for a wide range of inputs, low to medium power levels, and high-voltage inputs and outputs. ...
As far as the industrial world is concerned, electronic control is about inputs and outputs. What goes on between the two is a "black box." These inputs and outputs are ...
Some time ago, Max Maxfield roped me into his ongoing robot project. I must say that Max is one busy techno-geek -- he has got more things going on at once than you can ...
The current hype about energy harvesting generates lots of attention in and beyond the scientific world. But it is not uncommon for research results to be extrapolated to ...
The battery management system (BMS) in electric vehicles is typically narrowly defined. The BMS role today is principally seen as charge management and battery cell ...
The latest radio processing unit (RPU) architecture from Imagination Technologies is clearly demonstrating the impact of the Internet of Things on the design of IP and ...
- 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 ...
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Max Maxfield

Creating a Vetinari Clock Using Antique Analog Meters
Max Maxfield
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As you may recall, the Mighty Hamster (a.k.a. Mike Field) graced my humble office with a visit a couple of weeks ago. (See All Hail the Mighty Hamster.) While he was here, Hamster noticed ...

EDN Staff

11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
EDN Staff
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This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
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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

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
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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