April 2012 Blog Posts (18)

Free Career Service Center Workshops this week- 60 Minute Job Search

Dear Students and Alumni,

Are you looking for a job or internship? Do you wonder what a professional resume looks like? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you may want to attend one or both of the following workshops this week sponsored by the Career Services Center.

"60 Minutes: Everything You Need to Know to Find a Job" will be tomorrow, Tuesday, May 1 from noon until 1 PM in Rhodes West 202.

"Successful Resume Writing Tips: How to Make It to the Yes…


Added by Natasha Townsend on April 30, 2012 at 11:50am — No Comments

LED Explosion Proof Light with Pedestal Base or Magnetic Mount

The EPL-MB-161M-100 explosion proof LED light with aluminum base and magnetic mounting bracket produces 10,000 lumens and is designed to allow operators to use it as a portable pedestal mounted work light or a temporarily mounted area light. Non-sparking aluminum construction and an explosion proof LED lamp assembly provides high power light output and light weight…


Added by Natasha Townsend on April 30, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Innovative Multisensor Vision Technology Features PC-DMIS CAD Software

The Optiv® Classic 321GL tp, is a benchtop vision measuring machine featuring 6.5x motorized CNC zoom opticsthat contribute to levels of accuracy approaching 2μ. Each unit is pre-configured to add a touch-probe for multi-sensor measurement. The Classic 321GL tp is ideal for the inspection of complex, densely populated features, such as medical, electronic or other precision parts including micro-hole dies, sieves, filters, fiber optics and inkjet nozzles. It is the smallest model in the…


Added by Natasha Townsend on April 30, 2012 at 6:42am — No Comments

Power Supply Serves Low-Noise Applications

Providing a solution for instrumentation and other sensitive applications, the GT-51084-12N12 linear power supply from GlobTek delivers an output of ±12Vdc at 0.25 A with very low noise. Features of the 6-Watt power supply include a line voltage regulation of ±1% typical at full load and an output regulation of ±5%.

Additional features include a polycarbonate non-vented case with voltage selector and on/off power switches. The EU 2002/95/EC AND CHINA SJ/T 11363-2006 ROHS-compliant…


Added by Natasha Townsend on April 27, 2012 at 6:33am — No Comments

Leader in Environmental Sustainability and Distribution of Green Technologies

Mouser Electronics, Inc., stocks an expansive inventory of the industry’s latest green technologies, including leading-edge solar, thermal and RF-based energy harvesting products and ultra-low power MCUs, while working closely with its suppliers and customers to support their recycling and disposal efforts and to raise awareness for environmental responsibility. Setting the standard for lead-free and RoHS, WEEE management, packaging waste, and proper disposal of batteries and chemicals, the…


Added by Natasha Townsend on April 26, 2012 at 8:44am — No Comments

NXP’s 5-MHz UFm Bus Controllers Optimized for Complex Data Transfers

NXP Semiconductors has created the industry's first high-performance I2C-bus controllers capable of handling both Fast-mode Plus (Fm+) and the new Ultra Fast-mode (UFm) specification, which has transmit-only data transfer rates up to 5 Mbit/s. By providing one very large 4.25-kB data buffer per channel and significantly reducing interrupts to the host processor, the PCx966x product family has been optimized for efficient I2C designs in repetitive data-intensive LED controller and stepper…


Added by Natasha Townsend on April 25, 2012 at 8:17am — No Comments

Seminar: The Design and Analysis of Fasteners and Bolted Joints | June 12-13, 2012 | Detroit, MI USA

About The Seminar:

Fastener failures present significant safety implications and a high proportion of product warranty costs. Presented by Bill Eccles, a renowned expert in bolting technology, this two-day seminar presents engineers with key knowledge to improve bolted joint design and fastener sizing so that they will not fail. 

Upon completion of the seminar, attendees will have learned how to determine the appropriate size and strength of fasteners to be used in an…


Added by Dov Schechter on April 25, 2012 at 7:06am — No Comments

Sunstone Circuits’ ITAR Registration

The Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) granted Sunstone Circuits registration with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). ITAR is a set of United States government regulations that control the export and import of defense-related articles and services on the United States Munitions List (USML).

This new ITAR registration joins Sunstone’s expanding suite of solutions that includes Quickturn and Full Feature PCBs, Bundled Assembly, SMT Stencils, PCB Design Software…


Added by Natasha Townsend on April 25, 2012 at 6:22am — No Comments

Top 10 Reasons To Buy A Data Logger

If you are new to data logging, you might be asking yourself "Why should I buy a data logger instead of another way to collect data?" True, a data logger is only one of the many different options available to record electrical or physical data, but CAS DataLoggers has identified ten compelling reasons businesses and organizations should strongly consider using data loggers:

1. Automatically collect data without human error or reminders

2. Minimize manual measurement errors using…


Added by Natasha Townsend on April 24, 2012 at 11:17am — No Comments

Larson Electronics’ Rechargeable Blasting Gun Mounted LED Light

Designed to be mounted to standard industrial grade media blasting guns, the BLG-LED-4REX, explosion-proof LED-blasting gun light, produces the intense illumination needed to cut through the dusty conditions produced by blasting operations. This light is powerful and durable, capable of withstanding the abusive conditions of media blasting operations, while providing the convenience of rechargeable operation. Producing a powerful light beam, the rechargeable light allows operators to put…


Added by Natasha Townsend on April 24, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Will You Adapt or Die — Can Your Skills Pay the Bills?

The rise and fall of jobs in America is still such a hot topic in the news — how could it not be? Many of us face the harsh saying of "adapt or die" everyday in our hunt for success but what should you do? You ask, "Where is the job market going? What skills do I need? How do I get there?" We pulled together some recently posted articles discussing the who, what and where —…


Added by Elizabeth Griffin on April 19, 2012 at 11:54am — No Comments

We're accepting applications for our paid internship program!

Bishop-Wisecarver just announced the launch of a paid engineering and manufacturing internship program, which starts this summer.



Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on April 18, 2012 at 10:57am — No Comments

NUST PNEC to shine at Shell Eco Marathon Asia 2012.

Whenever I talk to non-Engineering people, I feel they find me bragging and exaggerating about my field. I feel they believe I am a big show-off or maybe they actually find me cool. Well, whatever it is, I, myself, find engineering an amazing thing. In fact, for me, this is definitely the best career that I could have ever chosen and PNEC-NUST is the best place to live my dreams and bring them into a reality.

Considering the fulfillment of dreams, I’d like to mention Shell…


Added by nust pnec on April 17, 2012 at 9:25am — No Comments

The Growth of Crowdsourcing in Automotive Design

It's fascinating to see crowdsourcing becoming ever more popular and making it into the mainstream of vehicle design. Not only is the government soliciting it for the design of military vehicles but the larger auto makers like Ford and Chevrolet are using it as well. If you're interested, here's an article on still other automakers that are using crowdsourcing: blogs.ptc.com/2012/03/23/build-your-own-car-new-trends-in-auto-design-crowdsourcing/

Added by Steve Glad on April 13, 2012 at 1:40pm — No Comments

The 3rd Edition TR15RAM Series 15W Medical Wall Mount Power Supply

The 3rd Edition TR15RAM Series of ac/dc medical grade wall mount switching power supplies and EN55011, FCC Class B emissions limits meets Energy Star 2.0 Efficiency Level V with efficiency ratings up to 82%. Meeting the stringent requirements of global energy efficiency standards such as EISA2007, CEC and the European ErP Directive, this series has no-load power consumption of less than 0.5W, operates with a universal ac input of 90–264 Vac (47–63 Hz) and offers output voltages ranging from…


Added by Natasha Townsend on April 10, 2012 at 6:58am — No Comments

Keithley’s New Generation Source Meter Unveiled

Keithley Instruments’ newly designed and updated power system source meter is nothing to scoff at. At an exclusive presentation, I was given a first hand opportunity to watch the new power system calculate a testing device within a matter of microseconds. The software output program has the options of viewing the tested device analysis in either table or graph mode. Fascinated with the speed, variance, and detail; I chose to view both outputs. Inasmuch, this meter has triple redundant safety…


Added by Natasha Townsend on April 5, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

How to bust a baby buggy

Let's Go Design is an interactive web video series presented by SolidWorks, and hosted by Jeremy Luchini, a SolidWorks employee. According to SolidWorks, this web series “brings CAD fanatics from around the world together to collaborate on innovative design projects.”

The most recent project on Lets Go Design was a “hot rod baby buggy.” The goals of the project were that it had to be cool and fun, couldn't endanger…


Added by Evan Yares on April 2, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Tektronix's Thunderbolt Oscilloscopes

Tektronix's Thunderbolt is a new, high-speed, multi-protocol, four channel 10.3 Gbps  I/O technology designed to provide headroom for next generation display and I/O requirements. The new solution for support includes a 20GHz DSA70000 Series Oscilloscope, 12.5 Gb/s BSA Series BERTScope, and a DSA8300 Series Sampling Oscilloscope.  With its physical layer testing and spec conformance validation, it is the most significant advancement in PC I/O design ever introduced into the consumer level…


Added by Natasha Townsend on April 2, 2012 at 8:12am — No Comments

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