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2014-12-16 23:01:32

OceanWorks International welcomed members of The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC) on Wednesday December 10th for an evening of presentations

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Researchmoz announces new report on "Substation Automation System 2014 Update - Market Size, Volume and Key Country Analysis to 2020" to its huge database.

2014-12-12 08:28:17

LONDON, December 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cost effective and practical technologies could result in huge gains for developing nations as some of the UK's brightest minds

2014-12-11 23:07:32

There is HVACR and then there are firms that use state of the art, energy efficient methods that the word Tempology® was created for to help customers choose the appropriate heating, cooling

2014-12-11 08:37:11

Strengthens TE's Innovation Leadership in the Large Sensors Market SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Dec.

2014-12-11 08:36:20

Symposium will explore mobile learning, learning management systems, e-learning, collaborative work, open educational resources, and more LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Dec.


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Computational Materials Science
2012-06-04 15:42:56

Computational Materials Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1992 and published monthly by Elsevier. As of June 2012, the editors-in-chief are H. Dreysse and S. Schmauder. The journal’ focus is on existing and new advanced materials and their applications. Coverage encompasses experimental research, in concert with computational modeling of materials properties and materials phenomena. Article topics also discuss synthesis, materials characterization, materials...

IEEE Micro
2012-04-29 20:49:22

IEEE Micro is a bimonthly-published broad-based practitioner-oriented magazine of the IEEE Computer Society. Established in 1980, IEEE Micro targets small system and semiconductor chip professionals, including electronic engineers, designers, architects, developers, process improvement experts, testers, quality engineers, and project managers. It features peer-reviewed articles, special focus sections, regular columns by prominent authors, technology news, experience reports, and opinion...

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2010-11-19 17:38:17

A transistor, made of a solid piece of semiconductor material, is a semiconductor device used to amplify and switch electronic signals. It has at least three terminals for connection to an external circuit. A voltage or current applied to one pair of transistor's terminals changes the current flowing through another pair of terminals. The transistor amplifies the signal since the controlled power can be much more than the controlling power. The transistor is a fundamental building block of...

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2010-10-06 21:55:14

A metal detector is a device that finds metal that may not be visible. The basic metal detector is composed of an oscillator producing an alternating current that passes through the coil producing an alternating magnetic field. If electrically conductive metal is close to the coil then the magnetic field is disrupted and thus the metal detector can sense the hidden metal. The first metal detectors were developed in the 1960s and were used for mining and other industries. They were used...

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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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