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2014-09-08 23:03:30

OVEN Industries (OI) increases product assembly efficiencies in Electronic Contract Manufacturing by adding Automatic Optical Inspection (AOI) and PC Board cleaning equipment. This initiative compliments their ongoing focus on continuous improvement, quality workmanship and repeatability. Mechanicsburg, PA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 As an ISO Aerospace Certified Electronic Contract Manufacturing Company, OVEN Industries has specialized in Analog and Digital Temperature Controllers and...

2014-09-08 20:22:16

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael Teitelbaum, an expert on U.S. science and engineering workforce issues, will present an IEEE-USA Webinar on Tuesday 9 September, "Is the United States Falling Behind in the Global Race for Scientific and Engineering Talent?" The free Webinar will run from 2 to 3 p.m. EDT. Register at http://www.ieeeusa.org/careers/webinars/2014/webinar-9-9-14.html. Claims the United States is falling behind its competitors because of...

2014-09-08 12:22:52

Growing Industry Support Affirms Integrated Concept TULSA, Okla., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) announced an attendance of more than 5,000 oil and gas professionals at the 2(nd) Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC) held 25-27 August at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO. More than 230 companies also...

2014-09-08 08:33:02

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With decades of experience in designing and building complex material handling systems, Wes-Tech is revolutionizing the way conveyor systems are designed, optimized, and delivered. The new generation of asynchronous Tech-Trak conveyor is now offered as a product line of preconfigured and ready-to-deploy functional modules. Wes-Tech will present this new product line during IMTS 2014. Live demonstrations of this innovative and intelligent...

2014-09-07 23:01:16

Market report gives an in depth analysis of the major drivers, restraints, and opportunities for the 3D sensor market.http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/3d-sensors-market-248537071.html (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 According to a new market research report "3D Sensor Market by Technology (Leap, Ultrasound, Stereo Camera, Structured Light and TOF), Products (Consumer, Medical, Automotive, Media & Entertainment, and 3D Robots), Types, Applications, and Geography -...

2014-09-05 23:07:19

Top Internet and wireless experts will discuss the future of wireless and the Internet at “Internet 2025”, the 40th Anniversary Marconi Symposium to be held in Washington D.C. on October 2nd. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Top Internet and wireless experts will discuss the future of wireless and the Internet at “Internet 2025”, the 40th Anniversary Marconi Symposium to be held in Washington D.C. on October 2nd. The event honors the 2014 Marconi Prize Winner,...

2014-09-05 23:05:42

Marius Surcel to join industry experts at the Society of Automotive Engineers 2014 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress Montreal, QC (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 FPInnovations’ Performance Innovation Transport (PIT) group, a not-for-profit engineering and research group for the North American trucking industry, today announced that Marius Surcel, technical leader, will serve on a panel focused on Fuel Economy Testing for Commercial Vehicle Aerodynamics during the SAE 2014 Commercial...

2014-09-05 23:05:24

Using an optical video measuring machine can help firearms manufacturers ensure chamfer concentricity, according to J.A. King. (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Firearms manufacturers, especially rifle and shotgun manufacturers, can use an optical video measuring machine and a simple program to ensure chamfer concentricity, according to a white paper recently released by J.A. King. This new quick and easy method checks the centrality and depth of the chamfer on the crown end of a barrel without...

2014-09-05 23:05:00

Andrew Smart, Director of Society Programs and Industry Relations for SAE International, will participate in the “Government and Policy” Chief Technology Officer Summit during the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 1:30-3 p.m. in Room 142A at COBO Hall, Detroit. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Andrew Smart, Director of Society Programs and Industry Relations for SAE International, will participate in the “Government and Policy”...

2014-09-05 23:03:51

Congresswoman Betty McCollum and Lion Precision president, Don Martin, discussed the importance of the Export-Import Bank of the United States and its continued congressional support to continue driving the economy. St. Paul, Minn. (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Sixty percent of the time, Lion Precision’s shipments have international destinations. As an important revenue source, the company’s growth is dependent on the export process. On September 3, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04)...


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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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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