APPLIANCE Engineer - The Open Door
Organizational Empathy, from Top to Bottom
Steve Portigal, principal, Portigal Consulting
APPLIANCE Engineer - Motor Controls
Using Field-Weakening Motor Control in Washing Machines
Patrick Heath, High Performance Microcontroller Division, Microchip Technology Inc.
Washing machine engineers can achieve high spin-cycle speeds by using a field-weakening motor control technique.
APPLIANCE Engineer - Manufacturing Technology
Error Sensing for Less
Designed as an alternative to complex multisensor systems, a
vision-based sensor provides advanced error-proofing functionalities at
a lower cost.
APPLIANCE Engineer - Materials Technology
Glass That Takes the Heat
Glass ceramics with near-zero thermal expansion are opening up new design possibilities.
APPLIANCE Engineer - Electronic Reports
Available in several colors, a series of SMD LEDs achieves high-intensity illumination while remaining compact.
APPLIANCE Engineer - Technology Report
Engineering a Cost-Saving Washer Tub
Paul Roggema, Europe correspondent
Shifting structural loads and changing to a different material grade result in a washer tub that is less expensive to produce.