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peterjfrancis

United Kingdom

Thermal Design Engineer | Thermal Design Consultants Ltd

Mechanical & Thermal Consultant, CFD & FEA , mechanical design, electronics hacker , IoT hacker, pilot - full size and RC , motorcyclist

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peterjfrancis

Internet of Things

5 years ago

IoT Security.... business as usual

A new report highlights some of the security issues with both 3D printers and IoT devices

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Internet of Things

5 years ago

I'm sorry..... my fridge is spamming you !

IoT , Security and you. The perils of Internet of Things in our homes and how the data can be used

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Internet of Things

5 years ago

Internet of Things - 26 billion and counting

Intro The Internet of Things (IoT) is beginning to enter the conversation when new technology is discussed , it seems only yesterday that 3D printers were the new ‘Big Thing’.

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A Leap in the dark?

A game changing new PC controller .... Is this the death of the mouse?

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Engineers of Yesterday - A fitting tribute

At this time of year we remember the fallen of all the wars both past and present , and traditionally this covers the soldiers, sailors and airmen , but perhaps we should also remember all the Engineers who worked long hours in dangerous situations to produce the equipment the servicemen so desperately needed.

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What is CFD .. Science or Black Magic?

As a leading thermal management company ebm-papst UK Ltd has recently invested in state of the art CFD analysis software. This is to support both our own design work and as a service we can offer to our customers.

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Arduino

9 years ago

Arduino Shields - What are they ?

What is a shield ?Shields are boards that can be plugged on top of the Arduino PCB to extend its capabilities, they can be stacked one on top of the other.It is possible to stack multiple shields alt

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Arduino

3 years ago

Using an Arduino in a Production environment

The requirement was to add a digital readout to an otherwise manually bend roller machine so that we could accurately monitor the amount of material fed into the machine.

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How do you approach a design problem?

An interesting thought occured to me recently whilst working my way through a particularly tough mechanical design problem on our CFD software in the design office of ebm-papst UK Ltd .

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Arduino

9 years ago

Using an Arduino in a Production environment

Introduction The requirement was to add a digital readout to an otherwise manually bend roller machine so that we could accurately monitor the amount of material fed into the machine. Th

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