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Content posted in November 2012
Establishing Pressure Sensor Selection Criteria
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11/28/2012  8 comments
Selecting a pressure sensor should balance your outlay with what the sensor must do and your level of involvement.
Slideshow: Finding Success by Focusing on Failure
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11/27/2012  10 comments
Rob Manning, chief engineer of the Mars Science Laboratory, sits down for a chat with Design News.
Understanding Gas Flow & Measurements
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11/21/2012  7 comments
To measure gas flows effectively, the volumetric flow rate must be converted to standard conditions for temperature and pressure.
Complete CNC Board Implementation
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11/20/2012  7 comments
A CNC motherboard architecture incorporates everything needed to build a small or midsized DIY CNC machine.
Embedding Power Everywhere
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11/14/2012  17 comments
What if you needed a wrench and found they were all the same size? Solar power systems face that problem now.
Mouser’s IndyCar Success Is a True Team Effort
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11/8/2012  2 comments
The racing team had a great 2012 season, filled with excitement, anticipation, and some very close racing.
Lessons From Paper Clips
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11/7/2012  21 comments
There always seems to be new challenges for the inventor of the paper clip.
Optically Isolated Relays Can Handle Industrial Systems, Too
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11/1/2012  3 comments
If you think optically isolated relays are just for test-and-measurement applications, think again.




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