QUICK-CAP(TM) automated electronic catalog helps engineers select a capacitor that meets their design requirements. Users can generate a complete list of product options with part numbers based on design requirements by selecting and sorting on the most critical parameter, such as working voltage, case size, ESR, Q, and self-resonant frequency. Using QUIK-CAP, engineers can view and print data sheets of all electrical parameters. The catalog also provides user screens for generating RFQs and sample request forms.
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The word “smart” is becoming the dumbest word around. It has been applied to almost every device and system in our homes. In addition to smartphones and smart meters, we now hear about smart clothing and smart shoes, smart lights, smart homes, smart buildings, and every trendy city today has its smart city project. Just because it has a computer inside and is connected to the Web, does not mean it is smart.
Are you being paid enough? Do you want a better job? According to a recent survey Manpower released just before Engineers Week, employers and engineers don't see eye-to-eye about the state of US engineers' skills and experience.
Two issues have been the bane of the plastics industry for as long as one can remember: The ban on plastic grocery bags and whether the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in plastics such as polycarbonate and PVC is harmful to humans.
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.