What is nV/vHz Noise?
News 10/20/2010 Post a comment When you look at data sheets for operational amplifiers you'll notice specifications for input noise voltage and input noise current expressed in units of nV/vHz or as pA/vHz.
Excel Gear Switches from Guns to Green
News 10/19/2010 1 comment Gearbox producer Excel Gear has pivoted from producing a five-axis, materials handling crane and battleship gun turret gearbox to providing gearboxes for the wind power industry.
In many engineering workplaces, there’s a generational conflict between recent engineering graduates and older, more experienced engineers. However, a recent study published in the psychology journal Cognition suggests that both may have something to learn from another group: 4 year olds.
Conventional wisdom holds that MIT, Cal Tech, and Stanford are three of the country’s best undergraduate engineering schools. Unfortunately, when conventional wisdom visits the topic of best engineering schools, it too often leaves out some of the most distinguished programs that don’t happen to offer PhD-level degrees.
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