ELECTRONICS: Find the most popular test, measurement, control, and calibration equipment—along with several new technologies—in the 2010 Davis Instruments New & Best-Selling Products catalog. With 256 pages of quality brand products from Fluke, Extech, Tektronix, GE Sensing, Hart Scientific, and many other top lines, customers can choose from a broad range of equipment to make their jobs easier and more efficient.
Several new items are introduced in the catalog, including AEMC’s 5000 V Megohmmeter with adjustable and programmable test voltages. Fluke’s new Remote Display TRMS Multimeter features wireless technology, enabling the display to be carried away from the point of measurement. A new Demand & Energy Analyzer from Dranetz-BMI monitors electrical energy with four voltage channels and four current channels. BW Technologies Single- and Multigas Monitors offer simple single-button operation, while Stainless Steel Turbine Flowmeters offer meter-mounted display, pulse, or 4 to 20mA output versions. Another new item, the Vantage Vue™ Weather Station, features a tough outdoor sensor array and distinctive LCD console.
Festo's BionicKangaroo combines pneumatic and electrical drive technology, plus very precise controls and condition monitoring. Like a real kangaroo, the BionicKangaroo robot harvests the kinetic energy of each takeoff and immediately uses it to power the next jump.
Design News and Digi-Key presents: Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX, a crash course that will look at defining a project, selecting a target processor, blocking code, defining tasks, completing code, and debugging.
These are the toys that inspired budding engineers to try out sublime designs, create miniature structures, and experiment with bizarre contraptions using sets that could be torn down and reconstructed over and over.
PowerStream is deploying the microgrid at its headquarters to demonstrate how people can generate and distribute their own energy and make their homes and businesses more sustainable through renewables.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.