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DesignSpark & SOLIDWORKS Electrical – Scalable Solutions For Every Engineer

In this webinar, we explore the new upgrade pathway from DesignSpark Electrical (DSE) into SOLIDWORKS Electrical products and a special offer for DSE users.

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Industry 4.0

April 2, 2020 12:24

Motor control made efficient with MAX40056

According to International Energy Agency’s latest report in 2017, motor systems consume 53% percent of global electricity. Find out how the MAX40056 can help you optimise your design.

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Innovation

April 2, 2020 07:25

Convert a snorkel mask to a ventilator mask

Using a 3D printed valve, a snorkel mask can be converted to a ventilator mask. The Charlotte valve allows snorkel masks to be retro-fitted to hospital ventilators.

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Industry 4.0

April 1, 2020 13:48

How to build your first Predictive Maintenance prototype?

If building your own industrial IoT application seems like an impossible task, SensorTile Wireless Industrial Node might be your solution!

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Protection where you need it with TE’s Heat Shrink Tubing

Whether designing for harsh outdoor environments or the home , design engineers across industries need ways to insulate components against heat and electric current, provide strain relief for connectors and splices , and protect and seal .

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Industrial Sensing

April 1, 2020 13:20

Reliable Sensors for IIOT from TE Connectivity

Sensor solutions from TE Connectivity enable your industrial devices to understand the physical world.

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Do you have a 3D Printer? You can help us to fight COVID-19!

Please sign up to be added to the N3DPS COVID-19 database. Working with Medical Supply Drive UK, N3DPS has assembled a manufacturing and distribution network to help meet the demand during this national pandemic and support frontline staff

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Innovation

April 1, 2020 09:26

DIY Photon Propulsion – Innovation meets DesignSpark’s maker sense

Why not use one of these ultra high power CoB LEDs for something different than just making light? This project is a perfect example of where you can get when starting to think laterally. Maybe nothing useful at first glance but astonishing cool!

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Electronics Design

April 1, 2020 09:00

Catching a Bus: Basic Serial Communication Part 2, SPI

Most modern peripheral device chips, such as sensors and motor drivers, communicate with a controller via a serial data bus. Microcontrollers usually support one or more of three basic types: UART, SPI and I2C. How do they work and which to choose?

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Projects

April 1, 2020 08:56

Debug SPI communication protocol with Analog Discovery 2

The Analog Discovery is a tool most commonly used in Analog Circuits Classes.

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Raspberry Pi

April 1, 2020 08:06

Using the CanaKit Raspberry Pi Zero W Starter Kit with a TV Hat

Setting up the Raspberry Pi Zero W and using it with a DVB TV Hat to stream TV stations around the house.

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Electromechanical

April 1, 2020 07:55

Fans in Refrigeration - Condensing Units

For the low-pressure high-volume operating point of a refrigeration condenser, the selection of an axial fan with its wide area of coil coverage ensures that maximum heat exchange efficiency can be achieved. This article explores the reasons why.

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