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psmith1309

Articles

March 24, 2017 10:27

Is your parts data holding you back?

The efficient management of databases saves both time and money. Electrika offers a database amalgamation and cleaning service which was recently used by JCC Lighting to overcome ongoing frustrations and achieve efficiency goals.

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BEEES

Academic Articles

March 24, 2017 10:23

Robot Wars 5 by BEEES

After our very successful training events that ran throughout the autumn term, we had many teams ready with robots raring to go. As always, there tends to be those robots that are made for fun, and those that are designed purely to win.

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BEEES

Academic Articles

March 24, 2017 10:21

Robot Wars Training Workshops by BEEES

In the run-up to our long-anticipated Robot Wars event, the University of Bristol’s Bristol Electrical and Electronic Engineering Society (BEEES) have decided to host three training workshops.

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bmetz

Electronics Design

March 23, 2017 09:17

Measure circuit currents accurately with Kelvin connect resistors

Kelvin connections have been popular for many years in the electronics industry. When integrated into your current sense resistor, many advantages can be had.

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DesignSpark

Tool Centre

March 22, 2017 14:39

SD3D - 3D Printing and Design Service

DesignSpark has launched a partnership with SD3D to provide our members with an instant and easy to use 3D printing quotation tool and Instant Print Platform. Ideal for 3D printing your DesignSpark Mechanical projects.

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Ten22

Articles

March 22, 2017 14:33

Smart Systems and Design Training

DesignSpark also has a University Program and one of its functions is running training workshops for everyone to learn how to use DesignSpark CAD tools.

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Bissett

Electronics Design

March 22, 2017 10:22

Using the INA125P instrumentation amplifier with a load cell

Using the INA125P to amplify the output of a load cell, circuit diagrams etc.

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Keysight Technologies EMEAI

Test and Measurement

March 22, 2017 10:16

Keysight's Ready-to-teach IoT Applied Courseware

Educators, prepare your students for the Internet of Things with Keysight’s ready-to-teach IoT Applied Courseware. Designed to be used with industry-standard instruments, this courseware covers engineering topics encountered in a typical ecosystem.

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lz6661

Microcontrollers

March 22, 2017 10:16

Cost-effective CPU Module for Atmel ATSAMA5D2 Processors

MYIR offers a Linux-ready CPU Module MYC-JA5D2X for Atmel's SAMA5D2 Cortex-A5 MPU which is a compact SODIMM200 based ARM SoM loaded with 256MB DDR3, 256MB Nand Flash, 4MB Data Flash and 64KB EEPROM, supporting -40 to 85 Celsius working temperature.

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SD3DPrinting

3D Printing and Design

March 21, 2017 15:27

3D Printing - Back To The Basics

With all the 3D printing buzz over the last several years, I’m sure you are now familiar in one way or another on what the term means. Chances are many of you have had something made with a 3D printer (maybe an enclosure, or a jig?) or perhaps you...

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ROHM Semiconductor Europe

LED Lighting

March 21, 2017 09:23

Innovative Light-Responsive LEDs

This LED innovation could bring us one step closer to the next-generation of smart device displays.

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Victoriaj

Automotive

March 20, 2017 11:27

The 2017 face of Formula 1

The countdown for the new F1 season is on, but have you seen what the 2017 cars look like? McLaren are getting behind the theory that 'Orange is the new Black', whereas Mercedes are keeping true to their usual style.

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