Mitigating Harmful Effects of Capacitance and Inductance

By David Herres Capacitive and inductive reactances are present throughout electrical equipment in proportion to the frequencies used. This is particularly true in long transmission lines. But then…

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ATS for RF, mixed-signal devices uses PXI-based approach

NI (Nasdaq: NATI) announced the NI Semiconductor Test System (STS) series. These PXI-based automated test systems reduce test cost for RF and mixed-signal devices by opening access to…

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Grounding: Is that instrument really grounded?

By David Herres When using a bench oscilloscope,  it is critical that the scope and the work be reliably grounded, assuming they both connect to an external power source….

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Averna and JOT Automation Announce a Technology Partnership

Averna, a developer of test solutions and services for communications and electronics device-makers worldwide, and JOT Automation, a supplier of automated test and production solutions, announced a technology…

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Compensating Scope Probes: Old Way and New Way

  By David Herres EEs all know that any load is characterized by its impedance, which consists of resistance and capacitive and/or inductive reactance. These latter stand in opposition…

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The test center also houses a classroom and lab for training Stark State students in electrical and mechanical engineering as well as alternative energy programs including solar and wind energy, oil and gas, and fuel cells.

Timken and Stark St. College open Technology and Test Center

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

A collaboration between The Timken Co. and Stark State College led to development of the new Technology and Test Center, the first testing facility of its kind to…


Lion Precision’s Application Note To Improve Shaft Runout Measurement

Thursday, July 11, 2013

To help designers, engineers, and maintenance staff make better shaft runout measurements, Lion Precision has a new application note available on their website. Real-time shaft runout measurement is…


Digital Design Tips and Tricks with a Mixed Signal Oscilloscope

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

by Faride Akretch, Technical Marketing Manager, Tektronix Use an MSO to efficiently implement digital designs while verifying and debugging signals. As electronic products become faster and more complex,…

Engineering Slide Chart

Video: Engineering slide chart from Great Innovations

Monday, April 29, 2013

In this product demonstration is an engineering slide chart from Great Innovations. For you Design Engineers, this handy tool can help you with your measurements, be it in…