APPLIANCE Engineer - The Open Door
Taking Up the Sustainability Challenge
Tim McAloone, Technical University of Denmark
It’s no surprise to anyone that environmental issues are becoming ever
more prominent and important to understand in the world of appliance
development and manufacture.
APPLIANCE Engineer - Testing & Certification
Fire Containment and Clothes Dryers
Trey Morrison, managing engineer, Thermal Sciences Practice, Exponent Inc.
A revised fire safety standard for clothes dryers creates several design challenges for appliance engineers.
APPLIANCE Engineer - Motor Controls
Motor Control Doubled
An MCU boasts improved operational efficiency and enough computational power to drive two motors.
APPLIANCE Engineer - Technology Report
Miniature Magnetic Sensing
A 3.7-mm-long magnetic reed switch—engineered to be the world’s
smallest—has a narrow sensitivity range and is suited for applications
with space constraints or low magnetic fields.
APPLIANCE Engineer - Manufacturing Technology
Smart Leak Detection
A helium leak detector with modular design provides ease of use and
high sensitivity for refrigeration and air-conditioning applications.