This issue of ECN goes into surface-mount technologies including thermal management, an IC socket footprint, and boundary scan. Design Talk deals with open-air applications while Brainstorm discusses green technology in the military. Executive Editor Chris Warner also recaps his experience at the 2011 Sensors Expo.
Check out the June 2011 Smart Grid & Alternate Energy supplement.
The June 2011 issue of ECN deals with packaging & interconnects. It focuses on circular connectors, smart card connectors, and medical device interconnects. Jon Titus discusses wireless RF and Technical Editor Jason Lomberg wraps up his experience at the 2011 Society for Information Display (SID) Display Week.
In the design and development of safe, effective medical devices, reducing risk and ensuring reliability are a manufacturer's primary responsibility. Not only are these dimensions of product quality mandated by various national and international organizations, they are a moral and ethical imperative due to the significant impact that medical devices can have on human lives.
Organizational Best Practices for FRACAS Implementation; Management Considerations when Developing and Deploying a Corrective Action SystemMay 31, 2011 11:08 am | by PTC White Papers
An effective Corrective Action process can help organizations improve products and services, meet product warranty goals, and unite the work of personnel responsible for product quality and reliability. But companies with geographically dispersed teams and complex product requirements must overcome a number of challenges to implement a successful Corrective Action process.
Quality Lifecycle Management Managing Quality, Reliability and Risk Throughout the Product LifecycleMay 31, 2011 10:58 am | by PTC White Papers
Learn how Quality Lifecycle Management, or QLM, improves overall product quality, and helps companies better meet customer needs because it influences every stage in the product development lifecycle.
An informative White Paper on current sense transformer technology from Datatronics Distribution, Inc. provides application design guidelines for users. Accurate, easy to implement and reliable under harsh environmental and thermal conditions, current sense transformers are generally used for control, circuit-protection and monitoring features in electronic systems. As off-the-shelf current sense transformers become increasingly available, our white paper provides simple guidelines to assist with component selection and enable engineers to achieve higher levels of reliability, quality and cost-effectiveness.
Check out the May 2011 Lighting, Optoelectronics, & Displays supplement.
This issue of ECN focuses on the military & aerospace sector, including floating-point FPGAs, OpenVPX, managed switch technology, and power quality. Jon Titus presents another installment in his popular “Kits for Kids” column, while the Brainstorm collaborative Q&A section discusses trends in wireless electronics and how they relate to test & measurement.
Our experts have spent over 50 hours comparing over 96 Phone Systems (51 Brands) on over 25 aspects. Quickly see the differences between systems like Nortel, Cisco, Mitel, 3Com and Avaya. Our latest edition of the chart also compares PBX and Business VoIP systems side by side so you can make an educated comparison of your options.
Check out the April 2011 Test & Measurement supplement.
The April 2011 issue goes into medical electronics applications including strain gauge technology and wireless systems. The Brainstorm collaborative Q&A section deals with the smart grid & alternative energy, and former Editor-in-Chief, Alix Paultre, discusses America’s power industry.
This white paper discusses key elements of rapid codevelop-ment. It also explores how sharing processes and tools between hardware and software development enables teams to codevelop smarter products more efficiently, resulting inshorter time to market and improved product quality.
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Get answers about how to address quality within product line engineering frameworks, with a focus on these key points:- How your business is impacted when quality management, software testing and the product delivery process are not kept in-line.- How focusing on quality can help bring your software and hardware delivery tools into alignment the software.- The processes and methodologies that help create a robust support environment.