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issue: November 2008 APPLIANCE Magazine

Expanded Coverage

45 Annual Report on HVAC

End Product Innovations: Refrigerators

Control Panels & Displays

Expanded Online Edition: Japan Grows Solar

Cover Story

page 31
Control Panels & Displays
In Touch, In Control
Jill Russell, contributing editor

Control panels and displays are using more touch and more sensing ability to power-up and drive today’s products.

 

Feature Articles

page 16
End Product Innovations
Refrigerators

page 36
HVAC - 45th Annual Report
Efficiency Urgency
The demand is now for eco-HVAC.

page 38
HVAC - 45th Annual Report
Cutting Humidifier Design Time with CFD
Design engineers at Aprilaire turn to computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to help walk the thin line between too much and too little humidity.

page 42
Supplier Solutions
Finishing Materials and Equipment

APPLIANCE Engineer®

page 18
The Open Door
The Real Cost of Green Manufacturing
Eric Urruti

page 22
Engineering: Interior Permanent Magnet Motors
IPM Motors: A New Solution for High-Performance Appliances
Dan M. Ionel, engineering fellow, A.O. Smith Corporate Technology Center
Brushless (BL) permanent magnet (PM) motors have emerged in recent years as a very strong contender to replace induction motors used in electronically controlled variable-speed applications.

page 26
Appliance Engineer-Motor Technology
Control in a Kit

Motor control kits with DSP source code and MATLAB libraries save appliance engineers crucial development time.

page 28
Appliance Engineer - Technology Report
Relieving Design Pressure

 A new compact pressure transducer saves engineers valuable design real estate while ensuring accuracy

page 38
HVAC - 45th Annual Report
Cutting Humidifier Design Time with CFD
Design engineers at Aprilaire turn to computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to help walk the thin line between too much and too little humidity.

News Section

This Month's News Headlines

page 14
U.S. Appliance Unit Shipments
Statistics for the month of August 2008

page 40
India Report
Asia-Pacific Is In Touch
Adite Chatterjee, India correspondent
Even as Internet and mobile telephony boom, Apple may be mismarketing the iPhone in India.

page 41
International Report: Japan
Expanded Online Edition: Japan Grows Solar

by Wasaku Ishida, Japan correspondent, and president, JARN (Japan Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News)
Japanese OEMs see a big future in photovoltaics.

page Web-Exclusive
Europe Report
Expanded Online Edition: Philips Gets Intimate

by Paul Roggema, Europe correspondent
These personal care devices have been around for decades, but now one of the world biggest healthcare OEMs is getting into the business.

Departments

page 9
Appliance Line
The Enemy Is Uncertainty
Tim Somheil, Editor

There’s nothing worse than not knowing. But how do we look ahead from here?

Products

Product Review

New Products and New Literature

 

 

 

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