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appliance DESIGN

adc.gifappliance DESIGN writes for Design Engineers in all of the appliance industry sectors: HVAC · Majors · Water Processing · Housewares · Commercial Appliances · Vending · Medical · Lab · Test & Measurement · Lawn and Garden · Electronics · Computers · Communications · Business Equipment.

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Good engineers are hard to find, so once one is found, a company should do everything within its power to ensure that they have everything needed to become productive. http://bit.ly/EngineeringSuperheroes 

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Today's innovative companies are built on the shoulders of the engineering teams responsible for designing products. Smart companies invest in tools that translate into better products. A modern Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution removes tedious admin responsibilities, streamlines the design environment, and empowers engineers to collaborate more efficiently with other departments. 

In short, PLM enables engineers to make the organization more profitable by allowing them to spend more time focused on the task they do best: designing innovative, world-class products. 
In this whitepaper, we focus on how PLM empowers engineers to spend more time on product design by optimizing their relationship with the different departments across the organization with which they must interact. 

- How PLM streamlines the design cycle 
- The keys to empowering engineers 
- Real world business examples of PLM success 

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A diverse collection of Engineering tips, tricks, and insights from some of today's leading authors. http://bit.ly/EngineeringBookBundle 

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This Wiley e-book bundle includes selected materials from 5 recently published titles in Wiley's expansive catalog of titles. 

- Mechanics of Materials For Dummies 
- Optics For Dummies 
- Signals and Systems For Dummies 
- Statics For Dummies 
- Thermodynamics For Dummies 

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Examine some of the major tools listed in the PMBOK® Guide, find out how and where they're used, and see what it will take you, the Project Manager (PM), to learn how to use the tools.

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The tools described in this white paper are essential PM tools. Tools that will best be used, regardless of the project, are the WBS, communication model, and the precedence diagram. The other tools will be needed depending on the project.

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In the world of product design and manufacturing, the bill of materials (BOMs) is a critical product information record for both the engineering and manufacturing teams. Managing BOMs with the wrong tools can cause product errors, delays and compliance failures.

In this whitepaper, we outline the problems with manual BOM management tools like spreadsheets and email and compare them to a dedicated BOM management system.



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As the nature of product development shifts to keep up with the pace of global innovation, manufacturers must understand that using the wrong tools can cripple a company's ability to innovate and deliver quality products on time.

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  • The limitations and risks of managing your bill of materials (BOM) with the wrong tool
  • The difference between PDM and PLM systems and the benefits of using both
  • Efficient ways to share product data with internal team members and external partners


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Today's innovative companies are built on the shoulders of the engineering teams responsible for designing products. Smart companies invest in tools that translate into better products. A modern Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution removes tedious admin responsibilities, streamlines the design environment, and empowers engineers to collaborate more efficiently with other departments.

In short, PLM enables engineers to make the organization more profitable by allowing them to spend more time focused on the task they do best: designing innovative, world-class products.

In this whitepaper, we focus on how PLM empowers engineers to spend more time on product design by optimizing their relationship with the different departments across the organization with which they must interact.

Topics include:

  • How PLM streamlines the design cycle
  • The keys to empowering engineers
  • Real world business examples of PLM success


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Often small to medium-sized businesses make do with the tools they have to manage their product data. Paper, spreadsheets and email are often used throughout the product development and engineering change management processes. These tools can wreak havoc when product information is released into production.

But there’s no need to settle for inefficient, frustrating product change management. There are other options to help control product information and share changes across the organization and supply chain.

This whitepaper outlines three product change management realities which may be holding you back and five fixes to rescue your change process.

Download this whitepaper and learn how to accelerate ECO turnaround by 80 percent.



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New advancements in battery technology are having a disruptive impact on product design in the dynamic consumer electronics sector.

It's a domino effect. When a change to a component occurs there's a rapid engineering effort to incorporate, source and purchase the component. Manufacturing line/tooling, cut-ins, as well as the production floor are impacted and then there's dealing with scrap and rework, marketing and servicing.

Companies without the vision and solution to respond to change and adopt new technologies quickly could lose in this competitive fast-paced high tech market.

Discover how Arena PLM helps product companies shift product direction quickly to turn today's disruptive changes into tomorrow's "Next Big Thing".



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w_terr06c.gifReal-time access to accurate data from field crews to headquarters can improve operational efficiency, productivity and customer satisfaction. With modern, mobile technologies, utility companies are streamlining data collection workflows, accelerating decision-making and achieving high-precision GPS accuracy at a fraction of the cost. Learn how mobile GPS data collection can help you end the pen and paper nightmare, put down expensive GPS handhelds, and quickly collect data from the field.

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w_syne05c.gifSee how forward-thinking companies are employing product data management to create, manufacture and deliver higher quality products at reduced costs. Interviews with executives reveal how PDM is:
  • A critical business initiative for efficiency and growth
  • A key driver for more effective product development
  • A platform for improved collaboration and increased capacity
Learn how PDM is a business strategy to compete and run lean.

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w_syne04c.gifWhen it comes to solving product development challenges, there are many technology options. A Product Data Management (PDM) system is an affordable solution that provides these capabilities:
  • Find, access, track and re-use product design information to avoid costly mistakes and delays
  • Automate and enforce business processes
  • Attain, track, manage and document regulatory compliance
  • Control access to product designs documents outside engineering and beyond the company
Learn how PDM streamlines product development for maximum efficiency while keeping you ahead of competitive threats.

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Chemical Engineering

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LEDs Magazine

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sndc.gifEach month, Sound & Communications delivers in-depth application design/install solutions, new products, news, technology tutorials, market analysis and reference information.

Concentrating on the commercial AV systems integration segment, coverage includes breaking news, system design and applications, trade show reports, new technologies and tutorials, and extensive product information.

Known as the applications source, Sound & Communications specializes in in-depth analysis of major installations and technical white papers in every issue.

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Especially for switch-mode power supplies (SMPSs), the printed circuit board (PCB) layout is a critical but often under appreciated step in achieving proper performance and reliability. Errors in the PCB layout cause a variety of misbehaviors including poor output voltage regulation, switching jitter, and even device failure. Issues like these should be avoided at all costs, since fixing them usually requires a PCB design modification. However, these pitfalls are easily circumvented if time and thought are spent during the PCB layout process before the first PCBs are ever ordered. This article presents five simple steps to ensure that your next step-down converter’s PCB layout is robust and ready for prototyping. When designing a server, tablet, or electronic point-ofsale machine, a best-practice option with the least risk is to simply copy the PCB layout example found on the evaluation module (EVM) and shown in the datasheet. However, this may not always be possible for various reasons. This article was created for these cases and details a five-step procedure to design a good PCB layout for any TPS62xxx integrated-switch, step-down converter. The internal MOSFETs and integrated loop-compensation circuitry greatly simplify the PCB layout of these devices by reducing the difficulty and time required to do the PCB layout. The versatile TPS62130A is used as the example step-down converter, which can be used in each of the above applications. 



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pbmc.gifSubjects covered include labor, merchandising, training, job-site management, plus product and installation technical material. The intention is to strengthen the readers' performance as a vital link in the process which brings plumbing and hydronics products from the manufacturer to the ultimate buyer.

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Industrial Heating

idhc.gifIndustrial Heating is edited to assist problem solving by management, engineering and technical personnel responsible for application and performance of systems and equipment dependent upon thermal energy in primary production and manufacturing industries. Editorial emphasis is engineering/management oriented, focusing on advancements in thermal technology discussed definitively in terms of its practical application, encompassing entire manufacturing and production systems involved in primary metal producing, metals and ceramics, heat treating, brazing, forging, casting, cleaning and finishing, as well as specific analysis of thermal processing control and heat containment.

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Process Heating

phc.gifProcess Heating publishes editorial covering heat processing at temperatures below 1,000 deg Fahrenheit at end-user and OEM manufacturing facilities. Editorial focuses on technology, how-to, troubleshooting, and case histories in heat processing to assist engineers, managers, R & D personnel and purchasing agents.

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Using different tools for product design (CAD) and manufacturing (CAM) can result in communication barriers and a disjointed workflow. 

By enabling an integrated CAD/CAM approach, product design and manufacturing personnel can improve communication, quality, time to market and revenue. 

In this nine-page white paper, you will learn: 

  • The benefits of CAD/CAM integration
  • How to integrate CAD and CAM with SOLIDWORKS
  • To create tool paths parallel with design


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w_aaaa3627c.gif3D Printing is more than just prototyping. Today, 3D Printing offers transformative advantages at every phase of creation, from initial concept design to production of final products and all steps in between. Today's competitive environment makes choosing the right 3D printers more important than ever.

Learn how to choose the right 3D printer for any application:
  • The key performance attributes to consider
  • Why in some cases, acquiring multiple technologies may be the answer to satisfy your unique application needs
  • And much more


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w_gloc181c.gifThis white paper describes a technique for defining processes called SIPOC (Suppliers, Inputs, Process, Outputs, and Customers). SIPOC provides a structured way to define the key elements of any process. SIPOC can be used as a means of defining any of the service management processes presented in ITIL® best practices. Furthermore, SIPOC can be used as the preliminary input into the more formal documentation of a process in one of many process design tools.

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Switching Operations

w_gloc182c.gifSwitches play a vital role in moving data from one device to another. Specifically, switches greatly improve network performance, compared to hubs, by providing dedicated bandwidth to each end device, supporting full-duplex connectivity, utilizing the MAC address table to make forwarding decisions, and utilizing ASICs and CAM tables to increase the rate at which frames can be processed.

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