These systems come with catalytic or electrochemical sensors to monitor for methane, chlorine, hydrogen sulfide and oxygen deficiency. They have a stand-alone design with built-in alarms and relays, automatic zero and span calibration, standard 4-20mA and RS485 Modbus digital ports, remote access and adjustment features, and a full-featured display with status indicators. They are made for monitoring pump rooms, screen chambers, wet wells, grit pump and wash areas, chlorine storage and metering area, and other work areas in wastewater treatment plants.
Researchers at the University of Maryland have achieved a first in lithium-ion battery science: the development of a successful lithium-based battery using one material for all three core components of a battery -- anode, cathode, and electrolyte.
The online Bar Steel Fatigue Database for automotive design engineers has been updated for the fifth time and now contains 134 iterations, or grade/process combinations. It provides better predictability for designing parts with long-term reliability and durability.
FPGAs use programmable fabric to create custom logic, but this flexibility comes at a cost -- usually around 10 times more silicon real estate and 10 times the power dissipation. Can we really claim any FPGA is low power?
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