Building A Monument
Sub-Zero engineers a "monument to food preservation" using SolidWorks(R) software.
The Open Door
Automating Online Quoting
by Larry Lukis, founder, The Protomold Company
The conventional wisdom of product development is: “fast, cheap, good—choose any two.” But with the growth of global competition, markets are punishing manufacturers for falling short on any of the three.
Engineering - Energy Consumption
Assessment of the Environmental Impact of Household Appliances
by Reinhard Otto, Arno Ruminy and Herbert Mrotzek, BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH
The following reveals the results of a life-cycle assessment (LCA) on dishwashers, washing machines, dryers, and refrigerators. The different factors responsible for the environmental impact are discussed.
High-Speed Memory Modules
Catering to the booming gaming console market, a new line of memory modules is said to help boost speed and improve overall system performance.
Low-Profile SMD LEDs
A new surface-mount device (SMD) LED claims to be one of the thinnest in the market, allowing engineers to design smaller and lighter appliances.
Sensorless Motor Control
A motor control platform for air-conditioning applications enables variable-speed sinusoidal current control without position sensors.