Content posted in October 2017
NASA: It's Rocket Science
Steve Taranovich 10/25/2017 2 comments
Rocket Science is based upon math and science principles. Newton's Laws of Motion and the forces on a rocket are critical to the successful launch of any spacecraft.
Designing GaNFast Mobile Chargers
Gene Sheridan 10/19/2017 Post a comment
GaN power ICs are fast, very fast, and high switching frequencies means more power and faster charging in smaller & lighter weight footprints and outlines. But which architecture is best suited to take advantage of such a fast power device?
How NASA helps Earth in natural disasters
Steve Taranovich 10/14/2017 Post a comment
Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Wildfires---all natural disasters occurring in 2017 thus far. Let’s take a look at how NASA technology, developed for space applications, is used to help people on Earth in these types of situations.
Alternative Uses of Packaging in Electronics
Dennis Feucht 10/3/2017 Post a comment
In an era of collapsing economies, waning affluence, and too much garbage amid scarcity, a characteristic that is part of the engineering character - resourcefulness - is due to come back in vogue, as we are challenged to optimize the use of limited resources.
These days, I often code design equations for filter circuits directly into sequences of Excel cells
The introduction of the solar boat is necessary to preserve our planet, which is mainly covered by water; the autonomous drive option is a pleasant alternative
Leading up to APEC have been a slew of new introductions by various suppliers. I wanted to highlight some of that here on Planet Analog for your information
Could a 16-bit SAR converter application reach a dynamic range of 125 dB at 600 kSPS?
My ‘gut feel’ as an Electronics Engineer tells me that the need for more adequate and intensive pilot training is a strong possibility