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Engineer It - How to select an op amp to drive your SAR ADC

July 15, 2013 8:50 am Videos Comments

Learn how to select the correct operational amplifier (op amp) and RC filter value for your SAR ADC. We’ll even walk you through how to calculate, simulate and evaluate in the video. Editor's note: ECN will be running the "Engineer It" video series from Texas Instruments each Monday in our e-newsletters. Stay tuned!

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Engineering Update #15: A laser gatling gun

July 11, 2013 12:38 pm Videos Comments

This episode of ECN's Engineering Update is brought to you by Mouser Electronics. In this week's headlines: A Laser Gatling Gun: A German laser weapons hobbyist has built a proof-of-concept Laser Gatling Gun. The aluminum-bodied gun's spinning turret features six blue 1.4-watt Class 4 lasers.

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EEVBlog #492 - Vintage Motorola MicroTAC mobile phone teardown

July 10, 2013 11:32 am Videos Comments

What was technology like inside a 1994 Motorola MicroTAC GSM mobile phone? From the Wikipedia page: The Motorola MicroTAC was a cellular phone first manufactured as an analog version in 1989. GSM-compatible and TDMA/Dual-Mode versions were introduced in 1994.

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Scientists make 3D structures from liquid metal

July 10, 2013 11:23 am Videos Comments

Researchers from North Carolina State Univ. have developed three-dimensional printing technology and techniques to create free-standing structures made of liquid metal at room temperature. The researchers developed multiple techniques for creating these structures, which can be used to connect electronic components in three dimensions.

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Engineering Newswire 45: Navy commissions a semi-automatic railgun from BAE

July 9, 2013 9:28 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire we’re further developing BAE systems Railgun, making a bionic eye for the blind, demonstrating robotic apes, and re-reinventing the toilet. BAE Systems was awarded a $34.5 million contract from the Office of Naval Research for further development of the Electromagnetic Railgun under Phase 2 of the Navy’s Innovative Naval Prototype program.

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Engineer It -- Thermal considerations when selecting an integrated motor driver

July 8, 2013 9:10 am Videos Comments

Learn what specs and characteristics to look at from a thermal perspective when selecting an integrated motor driver from motor driver expert Mike Firth. Editor's note: ECN will be running the "Engineer It" video series from Texas Instruments each Monday in our e-newsletters. Stay tuned!

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EEVblog #491 - Nintendo 64 game console teardown

July 3, 2013 10:13 am Videos Comments

What's inside a 1997 vintage Nintendo 64 gaming console? All the silicon in the N64 was manufactured by: 1. NEC (CPU, RCP, RDRAM), 2. Rohm (linear a/v), 3. Sharp (regulators, security/contorller PIF), 4. Macronix (rambus clock generators, mask roms)

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M.Net Newswire 2 — The gray area of 3D-printed guns

July 2, 2013 3:12 pm Videos Comments

In this episode of M.net's Manufacturing Newswire, remaking American security, Amazon eyes the smartphone market, and a blow to the nation's labor unions. We'll also updated you on Window's Blue, take a brief look at the uncertainty in U.S. manufacturing, and the liability surrounding 3-D printed guns.

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Kickstarter of the Week: A bomb squad-approved quadcopter

July 2, 2013 8:53 am Videos Comments

Today on PD&D's Kickstarter of the Week, after being approached by the Utah Bomb Squad for an aerial vision solution that could help search buildings for potential threats, Utah Aerials has launched a campaign to create an easy-to-use, open-source quadcopter.

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Engineer It - How to avoid amplifier input/output swing limitations

July 1, 2013 11:48 am Videos Comments

In Texas Instrument's "Engineer It" video series, learn how to avoid amplifier input and output swing limitations from amplifier expert Art Kay. Editor's note: ECN will be running the "Engineer It" video series from Texas Instruments each Monday in our e-newsletters. Stay tuned!

Engineering Newswire 44: World’s fastest electric race car goes 186 mph

June 28, 2013 11:35 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

Nissan has unveiled its ZEOD RC electric racing car, providing an innovative test bed for electric technologies. According to Nissan, the Zero Emission On Demand Racing Car, will reach speeds of more than 300 km/h, making it the world's fastest electric car.

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The kill decision shouldn't belong to a robot

June 27, 2013 10:25 am | by Daniel Suarez, TED Talk Videos Comments

As a novelist, Daniel Suarez spins dystopian tales of the future. But on the TEDGlobal stage, he talks us through a real-life scenario we all need to know more about: the rise of autonomous robotic weapons of war. Advanced drones, automated weapons and AI-powered intelligence-gathering tools, he suggests, could take the decision to make war out of the hands of humans.

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Engineering Update #14: Self-parking cars, holographs, and remote-control cockroaches

June 27, 2013 9:44 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

This episode of ECN's Engineering Update is brought to you by Mouser Electronics, the electronic components distributor with the widest selection of the newest products. In this week's headlines: Volvo's Self-Parking Car: Volvo recently unveiled their autonomous self-parking concept car....

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Engineering Newswire 43: The flying bicycle

June 26, 2013 2:14 pm | Interpower Corporation Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, brought to you by Interpower Corporation, the premier supplier of power system components with a one week manufacturing lead time and over four million parts in stock, we're flying bicycles, wearing augmented reality glasses in class, and setting aviation milestones with helicopters.

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Engineer It: How to prevent electrical overstress of analog integrated circuits

June 24, 2013 8:48 am Videos Comments

Learn how to avoid electrical overstress and prevent damage your analog integrated circuit from precision amps expert Thomas Kuehl. Editor's note: ECN will be running the "Engineer It" video series from Texas Instruments each Monday in the Daily e-newsletter. Stay tuned!

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