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Amp capacity of extension cords

01/17/2018 by ronseto
Extension cords list the maximum length of cord based on the size of wire used and the current draw. Is house wiring taken into account? There can be...
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Last comment 01/18/2018 by Tornado

Fully Controlled Rectifier Firing Mode

01/16/2018 by Durguy
Hello guys I have a Miller Big Blue engine driven welder that has a three phase fully controlled bridge with six thyristors. The scr firing module is...
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Last comment 01/17/2018 by vsar

Detecting Motor Rotation When Motor Is Not Energized

01/16/2018 by todearprasanth
A VFD controlled motor is used in a steel transfer car. The power gets transmitted through a 160m 4Cx50sq mm CRD cable. The span of travel for the car...
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Last comment 01/17/2018 by rwilliams

Solenoid Plug In to higher Voltage

01/16/2018 by Anonymous Poster
Hi, what will happen if a solenoid is rated 110vdc, plugged in to 220Vac supply? Does that burn the coil considering there are no load on the solenoid...
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Last comment 01/17/2018 by 67model
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Dynamic NFC Tag ICs Expand into New Applications

06/18/2017 by STMicroelectronics
The near field communications (NFC) ecosystem and associated services expands beyond just payments. NFC enables simplified data exchange, pairing, and...
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Last comment 06/19/2017 by yamdankee

Fingerprint Sensor Based on OLED Microdisplays

05/29/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
An optical fingerprint sensor integrates an OLED microdisplay as a light source on a microchip along with photodiodes. With the technology developed a...
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Last comment 08/29/2017 by kumarpradeep
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Power Generation and Distribution Blog

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As Temperatures Increase, So Does Air Pollution — Thanks to Air Conditioning

05/16/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Although it seems logical that increased air conditioning usage would mean higher levels of air pollution, that has not been the focus of most air pol...
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Last comment 08/29/2017 by kumarpradeep

Novel Bifacial Solar PV Project Slated for the Netherlands

04/04/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The cells can generate power not only from the front side, but also from the rear side by making use of the reflected photons that hit the module on t...
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Lab Equipment Blog

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How a Spider Web Design Can Help Fight Cancer

04/28/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A team at a Korean research university has used the design of a spider web to develop a biosensor platform that sets a new bar for detection speed. It...
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How 3D Printing Could Save Lives

03/22/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
In the past decade, engineers at the University of California San Diego have 3D-printed a variety of devices ranging from rocket engines, to robots, t...
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Wire and Cable Technology Blog

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Mouser, Renesas Team on MCUs, Design Tools for IoT

03/29/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Mouser Electronics will distribute Renesas' Synergy™ Platform to design engineers to speed time-to-market for Internet of Things (IoT), industri...
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Infinera Offers Open Mobile Transport Solutions for 5G

03/08/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Infinera introduced a new range of flexponders for mobile fronthaul and a new EMXP Access Unit for mobile backhaul to extend the capabilities of XTM s...
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Last comment 08/29/2017 by kumarpradeep
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Shock, Vibration and Noise Blog

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Play an Instrument? You May React Faster as a Result

02/02/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A new study shows that musicians have faster reaction times to sensory stimuli than non-musicians. They were told to click the mouse when they heard a...
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Introduction In today's entry I am a introducing a presentation video related to the general topic of Analog Filters. The presentation is a general o...
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Webinar Calendar - December 2015

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Electrical Engineering Master's for Busy Professionals

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Rise of the Drones

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2015 is quickly becoming the year of drones. So what exactly is a drone? According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a drone is an unmanne...
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Computer controlled holiday lights

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Holiday lights have come a long way since I was a kid and I decided to take the dive into the hobby. This isn't quite my first time working on this...
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