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Steve Taranovich
Steve Taranovich, Editor-in-Chief, Planet Analog, 9/18/2017   Comment now   1 Comment
After 20 years in the cold void of space, NASA's Cassini spacecraft ran out of fuel and crashed into Saturn. This sounds like a very expensive failure by NASA----but it is NOT!, here's why:
Alain Stas
Alain Stas, Product Marketing Engineer for Non-Linear Resistors at Vishay Intertechnology, 9/16/2017   Comment now   1 Comment
Although it is common knowledge that their efficiency is poor, Peltier thermoelectric elements are considered the most versatile cooling elements; they are used in a wide range of applications, such as laser diode cooling systems or portable fridge coolers, as well as automotive thermoelectric generators.
Bob Frostholm
Bob Frostholm, Director of Marketing & Sales, JVD, 9/14/2017   Comment now   2 comments
There seems to be a new headline every week or so about some company in China selling a knock off copycat version of someone else's product. One that caught my attention was in Forbes magazine entitled How A Chinese Automaker Can Clone Porsche And Still Get Away With It. It's really worth checking out if for no other reason than to look at the pictures.
Victor Lorenzo
Victor Lorenzo, Senior Digital and Analog Development Engineer, Consultant, 9/14/2017   Comment now   3 comments
In my previous post, Lessons from the trash can., I introduced the idea of creating the Planet Analog Lessons Learn Knowledge Collection. This time I will share a short story around what could probably be the most common mistake that waits out there for catching our fingers. This affair taught me more than one lesson, for this reason I have chosen to put ...
Most recent post, Victor Lorenzo, 9/17/2017 12:35:06 PM
Yes Aubrey, I agree with you. I think that during the first checks round we are...
Jonathan Harris
Jonathan Harris, Product Applications Engineer, Analog Devices, 9/13/2017   Comment now   2 comments
Do you recall those days in college when a project or assignment was due and you had to pull an all-nighter to get it finished by the due date? Perhaps it was because you procrastinated and waited until the last minute to get started on it. Maybe it was because you just had a really tough time with it and started running out of time to finish it. At ...
Dennis Feucht
Dennis Feucht, Electronics Engineer, 9/11/2017   Comment now   2 comments
As we progress in our acquisition of electronics skills, we occasionally reflect on the "shape" that our knowledge and skills are taking. This article is an overview of basic decisions that "sculpt" our know-how and some of the consequences of the shape of it.
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Lessons from the trash can: Wrong power supply polarity.
Victor Lorenzo, Senior Digital and Analog Development Engineer, Consultant, 9/14/2017
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Did We Teach China to Steal Technology?
Bob Frostholm, Director of Marketing & Sales, JVD, 9/14/2017
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Pulling an All-Nighter
Jonathan Harris, Product Applications Engineer, Analog Devices, 9/13/2017
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NASA Cassini spacecraft crashes into Saturn: A failure or a calculated success?
Steve Taranovich, Editor-in-Chief, Planet Analog, 9/18/2017
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9/18/2017 11:41:34 PM
kapitanbumi on A New Trilogy of LTSpice Circuits With NTC Thermistors, PART II: LTSpice Simulation of PID Temperature Control of a Peltier Thermoelectric Element With a NTC Thermistor
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