The USB-4718 is billed as the company's first dedicated USB-based thermocouple module. It supports seven different types of thermocouples — J, K, T, E, R, S and B. It also supports six voltage input ranges — 0 ~ 20 mA or 4 ~ 20 mA current input — and 16 isolated digital i/o channels. No additional battery or power supply is required as it has a bus-powered design. It is ideal for all temperature measurement control applications.
In many engineering workplaces, there’s a generational conflict between recent engineering graduates and older, more experienced engineers. However, a recent study published in the psychology journal Cognition suggests that both may have something to learn from another group: 4 year olds.
Conventional wisdom holds that MIT, Cal Tech, and Stanford are three of the country’s best undergraduate engineering schools. Unfortunately, when conventional wisdom visits the topic of best engineering schools, it too often leaves out some of the most distinguished programs that don’t happen to offer PhD-level degrees.
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