So you have a schematic. How do you lay out your custom board? In this article, we'll go over the challenges and solutions I came across in designing a custom PCB for an inclinometer subsystem.
January 11, 2019 by Mark Hughes
AAC recently spoke with Parker Dillmann, lead EE and co-founder of MacroFab, a PCB manufacturing company that aims to take some of the old-school pain out of the product development and scaling processes.
June 12, 2018 by Justin Kirkham
Sudipta Chakraborty is the Director of Energy Systems at OPAL-RT. In this Engineer Spotlight, he speaks about challenges facing power system design, how hardware-in-the-loop simulations are important for problem-solving with grid integration, and his work on the IEEE-1547 standard for power grid test procedures.
April 18, 2018 by Chantelle Dubois
This article demonstrates the creation of an inductive switch cabinet lock that can detect the movement of a conductive target. The purpose is to create a door that cannot be opened without triggering an alarm.
November 06, 2017 by Mark Hughes
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently announced six additions to its Electronic Resurgence Initiative (ERI), using the talents (and funding) of the US military to solve issues that practicing designers see coming in the industry.
September 25, 2017 by Chantelle Dubois