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posted in September 2012

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Why race cars don't turn; they rotate
News & Analysis  
9/29/2012   Post a comment
James "Sulli" Sullivan of SH Racing talks about the IndyCar handling through optimizing "toe" and "stagger" during the MAVTV 500 race in 2012.
EcoCar2: Influencing auto design, young engineers
Design How-To  
9/28/2012   4 comments
The future of fuel-efficient cars is emerging from the EcoCar 2 competition.
Silicon Valley Nation: Of touchdowns and technology
Engineering Pop Culture!  
9/27/2012   8 comments
The controversy over an NFL touchdown pass that wasn't has again highlighted our relationship with our technology.
Mobile DRAM market sees cooling growth
News & Analysis  
9/27/2012   3 comments
DRAM content in smartphones still increasing, but more slowly as densities approach 2 GB per phone.
Silicon Valley Nation: Disruption in the passing lane
9/26/2012   17 comments
The Jetsons Age just sneaked up on us.
Font, not size, matters in HMI design
9/25/2012   5 comments
A new study offers clues into improving car design as a way to reduce distracted driving and auto deaths.
Week in automotive electronics (Sept. 24, 2012)
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9/25/2012   Post a comment
Chaos in EVs; driver-less cars future; China's 'good-enough' cars; amazing crash video
Micrel, Marvel ally on ethernet PHYs for in-vehicle networking
Product How-To  
9/24/2012   1 comment
The partners said the interoperable IEEE 802.3 Ethernet link for in-vehicle networking will target diagnostics and infotainment applications.
Shuttle flyby over San Francisco
9/23/2012   3 comments
The Shuttle Endeavour, on its way to Los Angeles, took a bow over San Francisco, and we have engineers to thank for it all.
Touchstone CEO eyes Linear, Maxim, disruption
9/21/2012   4 comments
Touchstone Semiconductor CEO Brett Fox (shown) is rapidly expanding the company's product line while eyeing potential competition with analog leaders like Linear and Maxim.
Curtiss-Wright Digital Beachhead
Design How-To  
9/20/2012   2 comments
Curtiss-Wright's Digital Beachhead networking systems leverages COTS to simplify systems in Army vehicles
IAR Systems toolset supports Renesas RH850
Design How-To  
9/20/2012   Post a comment
IAR Systems rolls out a new compiler and toolset for the Renesas RH850 32-bit MCU.
Fab lite, fewer startups to fuel doubling of IC growth rates
News & Analysis  
9/19/2012   2 comments
Three decades of shrinking semiconductor revenue growth rates are about to be reversed, according to a new estimate.
Manufacturing perspectives
9/19/2012   Post a comment
Manufacturing is on the rebound in the west; here are are five perspectives on why.
Slideshow: Sights and sounds of an IndyCar race
News & Analysis  
9/18/2012   Post a comment
The last IndyCar race of the 2012 season was the highlight of the Littelfuse Speed2Design program as well.
Week in automotive electronics (Sept. 17, 2012)
News & Analysis  
9/17/2012   Post a comment
China and the automotive industry; how costly is F1 racing; Freescale taps camera partner; Ford and rare earths
Whether F1 or IndyCar, clever engineering is key
News & Analysis  
9/17/2012   2 comments
Formula One teams spend $400 million a year while IndyCar spends a fraction of that amount. Still, Indycar engineering is no less amazing -- with a lot less overhead.
Five engineering lessons from race teams
9/13/2012   2 comments
Racing engineers can teach their colleagues in other disciplines some useful lessons.
VCs and cougars at the Rosewood
9/12/2012   3 comments
It's 10 p.m. Do you know where your venture capitalist is?
AMD-Giants team on PC building
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9/11/2012   Post a comment
What's better than watching baseball by the bay? Getting to build PCs before.
Week in automotive electronics (Sept. 9, 2012)
News & Analysis  
9/11/2012   Post a comment
$500K Ferrari crashes; leveraging optics in design; interview with Arie Luyendyk; Volt a loss leader?
To driver Arie Luyendyk, it's about engineering and racer's edge
News & Analysis  
9/11/2012   3 comments
Two-time Indy 500 champion Arie Luyendyk (shown) talks about the importance of engineering in high-performance racing.
Apple, Amazon and design's future
9/9/2012   3 comments
Amazon's new low-cost tablets aren't the answer, but we're almost there, argues Vivek Wadhwa.
Engineers aren't using social networking for work
News & Analysis  
9/7/2012   37 comments
Our survey reveals that engineers have embraced social networking but don't use it in their daily work routines.
Worst commutes in the nation
9/6/2012   16 comments
As the economy improves, we spend more time in the car. What are your calm-commute strategies?
What's new in automotive electronics
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9/5/2012   Post a comment
Car sales, aftermarket booming; fuel economy regs may strangle the V8; let there be light.
Manufacturing resurgence in the Silicon Valley
9/5/2012   3 comments
One of the most robust areas for manufacturing resurgence is in Silicon Valley. Who knew?
Frank Burge, who helped launch Apple, dead at 78
9/4/2012   25 comments
Frank Burge, an influential technology publishing executive who also helped launch Apple Inc., died Aug. 29 after a battle with cancer. He was 78.

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