UCC3954 converter develops a regulated +3.3V from a single lithium-ion battery with a terminal voltage that can vary between 2.5 and 4.2V. Technical bulletin describes how the converter operates and lists features. Application information covers topics such as circuit topology, choosing an inductor, and selecting an output capacitor.
A Tokyo company, Miraisens Inc., has unveiled a device that allows users to move virtual 3D objects around and "feel" them via a vibration sensor. The device has many applications within the gaming, medical, and 3D-printing industries.
In the last few years, use of CFD in building design has increased manifolds. Computational
fluid dynamics is effective in analyzing the flow and thermal properties of air within spaces. It can be used in buildings to find the best measures for comfortable temperature at low energy use.
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