APPLIANCE Engineer® - The Open Door
Ten Lessons for Controlling Product-Development Costs
by Philip Bourgeois, founder and CEO, Studio Red
Any engineer who has completed a product-development program during his or her career understands the difficulty of meeting cost estimates.
Equipment Impacts of Lead-Free Wave Soldering
by Jim Morris, Advanced Development Manager, Speedline Technologies, and
Matthew J. O'Keefe, Ph.D., associate professor of Metallurgical Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla
The increasing popularity and use of lead-free solders has uncovered weakness areas in the wave solder equipment in operation today. The following evaluates the materials used to construct the solder unit of this type of equipment.
APPLIANCE Engineer® Motor Technology
Integrated Circuits for Motor Control
Motorola's new line of MPC175000 advanced-power integrated circuits are said to enable exceptional battery life in portable electronics.
Designing for Generations
by Lincoln Brunner, contributing editor
Appliance producers are researching cultural trends to target their key customer segments.