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  • 9 hours ago

    Select the solid, then select either the Pull or the Move tool. In the Options tab of each will be the 'Mass Properties' icon.
    Also if you have assigned a material to the solid it's 'Property' tab...
  • 17 hours ago

    Thanks for sharing your experience Leonie. Fingers crossed there will be some good ideas that can help those living in isolation.
  • 17 hours ago

    The project mentioned by Marc in your interview sounds fascinating. I never realized that the Apollo Guidance Computer had played such a key role in the development of modern-day computing and electronics.
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    The DesignSpark Electrical label is an attribute of the title block which can easily be removed. Right-click on any of the documents (like a report), then title block -> open.
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The History of Space Travel… From Space

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Students

May 27, 2020 11:35

Student Innovation - Object recognition in shops

My name is Papa Valentin and I will soon finish my first year studying Computer Science and Electronics. My project is not something new, I'm just surprised that this doesn't already exist in shops, so I tried to do it myself to figure out why.

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5. WiFi Hacks, Apollo Guidance Computer and Streaming Services

In this episode we explore tips for working from home (including getting the most from WiFi), we interview Marc Verdiell who played a key role in restoring the Apollo Guidance Computer and we discuss which streaming service we couldn't live without!

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LED Lighting

May 26, 2020 10:20

ON Semiconductor Connected Lighting Platform Provides Head Start for Advanced Solutions

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Coronavirus - Covid-19

May 26, 2020 08:10

Overcoming Isolation

Never before has it been easier to empathise with members of our vulnerable communities and relate to what it actually means to live in isolation.

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Coronavirus - Covid-19

May 22, 2020 10:41

The Clap For Carers DIY Air Horn

After noticing that my neighbours had resorted to pots and pans for the weekly #ClapForCarers, I decided to engineer a homemade air horn to show my appreciation for the NHS and key workers each week.

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Catching a Bus: Basic Serial Communication Part 4, I2C

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 four basic types: UART, SPI and I2C. How do they work and which to choose?

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Industry 4.0

May 21, 2020 08:12

Industrial Security Part 4: About Digital Certificates, CAs and Elliptic Curves

It’s time to find applications for the concepts we’ve learned in part 1 to 3. Digital signatures and certificates are such applications which are elementary for secure internet connections.

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Simplify railway field maintenance with R&S®Scope Rider RTH user apps

Although oscilloscopes are basic instruments, maintenance tasks sometimes require very specific measurements that are not standard functions. For instance, the R&S®RTH-K38 user scripting option allows engineers to simplify railway field maintenance.

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Test and Measurement

May 20, 2020 09:48

Use Digital Discovery and Python to test MEMS Accelerometer

We will use Digital Discovery, a 32-channels USB Logic Analyzer & 16-channels Pattern Generator, to test a MEMS accelerometer with an I2C interface. Python script is used to read and graphically present the data.

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LED Lighting

May 20, 2020 08:59

How Quantum Dot is improving LED lighting applications.

A step towards new LED components for the general lighting market - Quantum Dot technology delivers outstanding efficiency values, even at high colour rendering indexes with Osram’s OSCONIQ S 3030 Quantum Dot.

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Connectors

May 20, 2020 08:57

The Non-Military User's Guide to Military Connectors - Part 2

This is part two of a series of stories in which we investigate why military specification connectors might be useful for industrial customers. Plus, our top tips for saving money on MIL-spec connectors.

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