posted in February 2012
Specifying & Creating Data-Acquisition Systems, Part 1
Mechatronics Zone 
2/29/2012  14 comments
Specifying and creating a data-acquisition system can seem rocky until you analyze what must be measured and what you want to do with the measurement information.
User Interfaces Should Be Easy to Navigate
Mechatronics Zone 
2/21/2012  23 comments
The need to frequently "back track" out of confusing menus indicates a poor design.
How Many Calculus Classes Do Engineers Need?
Mechatronics Zone 
2/10/2012  38 comments
Unlike his friends in engineering programs, blogger Jon Titus had little need for calculus except in a few of his college physical-chemistry labs and classes.
MEMS Is the Word
Wolfe's Den 
2/7/2012  12 comments
Our Sensors in Design summit focuses on emerging applications.
Should Robots Look Like People or Machines?
Wolfe's Den 
2/1/2012  46 comments
The unusually anthropomorphic automatons coming out of Japan raise this question. We asked participants in our Systems & Product Design Engineering and Automation & Control Engineering groups on LinkedIn what they think.
Circuits Without Wires
Guest Blogs 
2/1/2012  Post a comment
Understanding magnetic circuits illuminates electromechanical devices.

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