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      Small-Current, Low-Noise, High-Accuracy DMM Measurements

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      Small-Current, Low-Noise, High-Accuracy DMM Measurements

      Bernard Ang 2020.07.02

      Many applications, especially portable devices, operate in very low power to extend the battery. When designing and testing such devices, you need an instrument that can measure very small currents, l

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      #Digital Multimeters #Design + Automation #Manufacturing Test

      Shortening Lithium Ion Cell Manufacturing Time: A Comparative Study of Two Methods of Making Self-Discharge Measurements

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      Shortening Lithium Ion Cell Manufacturing Time: A Comparative Study of Two Methods of Making Self-Discharge Measurements

      Ed Brorein 2020.06.03

      Last year at The Battery Show Conference in Novi Michigan, I presented this topic I prepared; “Shortening Lithium Ion Cell Manufacturing Time: A Comparative Study of Two Methods of Making Self-Dischar

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      #Automotive + Energy #Manufacturing Test

      Monitoring Instantaneous Power of a DC-To-DC Converter Using a Dynamic DAQ

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      Monitoring Instantaneous Power of a DC-To-DC Converter Using a Dynamic DAQ

      Bernard Ang 2020.05.28

      Because of their conversion efficiency, DC-to-DC converters are commonly used in electrical and electronic systems. Within their working range, they accept a wide range of input voltages to give you a

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      #Data Acquisition

      Using a Bench Power Supply to Power and Measure a Constant Current Load

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      Using a Bench Power Supply to Power and Measure a Constant Current Load

      Bill Griffith 2020.05.27

      Constant current (CC) sources are all around us, a common example is an LED driver. LED lamps have several advantages, including lower heat, smaller size, and lower power consumption. The retrofit sur

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      #Power Supplies

      World Metrology Day, Measurement Overkill, and Why Accuracy is the Wrong Word

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      World Metrology Day, Measurement Overkill, and Why Accuracy is the Wrong Word

      Daniel Bogdanoff 2020.05.20

      The History of World Metrology Day May 20th is a day for the super nerds. I wasn’t even aware of its significance until less than a week ago. 145 years ago today seventeen nations signed The Metre Con

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      Measure Vibration Signals from an AC Motor in Time and Frequency Domains

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      Measure Vibration Signals from an AC Motor in Time and Frequency Domains

      Bernard Ang 2020.05.03

      Why Is It Necessary to Measure or Monitor Vibration Signals from an Electric Motor? Measuring vibration signals from an electric motor is critical to understanding its condition. Many types of product

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      #Data Acquisition #Design + Automation #Manufacturing Test

      Sum Function Capability Makes Testing Easy

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      Sum Function Capability Makes Testing Easy

      Choon-Hin Chang 2020.03.04

      Sum Function Capability Makes Testing Easy If you want to test a device, product, or system properly, you need a signal that consists of the sum of two waveforms. Here are some examples: Telephones pr

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      #Arbitrary Waveform Generators #Manufacturing Test