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A look at challenges facing engineers at Honeybee Robotics as they develop the Sample Manipulation System for the 2009 mission aboard the Mars Science Lab. Read More
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Because previous generations of lower-brightness LEDs were so benign, many people failed to consider eye safety with regard to high-brightness LEDs. There several potential ocular risks you should evaluate in your next HBLED application. Read More
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Innovation in ManufacturingMicrosoft | Web Event Ed Miller of CIMdata explains how other organizations are reaching better maturity levels through best practices in collaborative product development, along with the methodology behind CPD technologies that have skyrocketed collaborative teams into greater productivity and financial achievement. Attendees can access a one-year FREE trial of Microsoft Office Groove 2007!
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It’s only a matter of time before a table top computer is as common to a household as a laptop or Blackberry is today. But Microsoft isn’t the only company pushing technology advances in hardware. Scanner and printer companies are following suit. What hot hardware trends have you come across lately? Drop me a line.
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What makes this movie stand out from the typical high school sports story is that the teenagers are undocumented immigrants, and the big game is a NASA-sponsored marine robotics competition. Like many other Hollywood movies, however, Spare Parts only tells part of the story. What the film shows -- and doesn’t show -- raises important issues affecting STEM education in the US.
Instead of sifting through huge amounts of technical data looking for answers to assembly problems, engineers can now benefit from 3M's new initiative -- 3M Assembly Solutions. The company has organized its wealth of adhesive and tape solutions into six typical application areas, making it easier to find the best products to solve their real-world assembly and bonding problems.
Load dump occurs when a discharged battery is disconnected while the alternator is generating current and other loads remain on the alternator circuit. If left alone, the electrical spikes and transients will be transmitted along the power line, leading to malfunctions in individual electronics/sensors or permanent damage to the vehicle’s electronic system. Bottom line: An uncontrolled load dump threatens the overall safety and reliability of the vehicle.
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.