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Circuit Protection Can't Be an Afterthought
8/14/2012

Polyfuse LoRho SMD Resettable PPTC Resistors provide over-current protection and automatic reset for handhelds.   (Source: Littelfuse Inc.)
Polyfuse LoRho SMD Resettable PPTC Resistors provide over-current protection and automatic reset for handhelds.
(Source: Littelfuse Inc.)

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Use the software
naperlou   8/14/2012 8:50:32 AM
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CAD and CAE tools often provide analysis of ESD and other effects.  This is very much like security in software.  Frankly, when design a program, at any level, the main concern is not security, or any number of other -ilities, but the funtionality of the program.  Design tools have been used for a long time to ensure that the software meets these requirements.  Hardware design has to take this into account as well.

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