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Content posted in March 2010
Chrysler to Build A Battery-Powered Electric Car by 2012
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Vehicle will use lithium-ion batteries from A123 Systems
New Nickel-Based Superalloy Targets Jet Engines
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ATI 718Plus features higher operating temperature and reduced costs
User Forums Help Diffuse Customer Complaints
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From pizza cutters to dev kits, how do some companies deal with unsatisfied customers?
AC and DC Drive Schemes for Brushless Motors
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A look at the basic operating principles and differences in ac and dc drive schemes for brushless motors
The 2010 Trend Watch Sensor Survey Results
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Wireless, vision systems, and low-power devices top list of hot trends
Dealing with LED Heat
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With LED power levels rising, engineers are finding new ways to dissipate heat
Cool Running
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With LED power levels rising, engineers are finding new ways to dissipate heat
Transforming for Analysis-First Design
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In addition to tapping more accessible tools, engineering groups need to make critical cultural and organizational changes to integrate simulation in early stage design
We Failed Haiti Once
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The earthquake-ravaged country will be rebuilt; let's get it right this time
Thermal Characterization and LED Lamp Design
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Here's a step-by-step guide to a critical step in the process of designing an LED lamp to deliver more useful lumens
Magnetostrictive Position Sensor Increases Sawmill Productivity
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Wood-Mizer portable sawmill controllers employ Balluff Micropulse® Linear Transducers to automate saw blade positioning
Fuel Cells and Flow Sensors: Redefining Power Options
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Effectively contributing to greener solutions
Analogies Give Engineers Insight
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Insight based on fundamentals is the key to innovative multidisciplinary problem solving
3-D Digital Models Help NASA Succeed on Mars
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Accurate calculations help to optimize the design of sensors that track martian weather patterns
ESCHA Pilots Sensing Project to Test New Technology
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TURCK LI Linear Inductive Sensors replace potentiometric solutions for position detection
'Lose the Switch … Find the Sensor'
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Start converting to pressure sensors for a more cost-effective, efficient measurement approach
Motion Sensing Solution Makes Impact on Mobile Handset Use
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Smart embedded orientation using the MMA8450Q accelerometer
Next-Generation Rotary Optical Encoders
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Sensors enhance performance, flexibility of studio mixing console experience
Modeling the Response of Photoacoustic Gas Sensors
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Multiphysics modeling helps develop high-sensitivity detectors to study environmentally relevant gases
Vision Sensors Offer Flexibility
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Low cost, easy-to-use machine vision solution enables efficient product inspections
Guess How Many Candies Are in the Jar?
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Vision sensors make object counting easier and more flexible
Designing Wireless Sensors to Last 25 Years
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Low self-discharge is the key to longevity with lithium thionyl chloride batteries




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