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Editors comment

Skeleton suits win the gold

The use of drag-resistant ridges, 3D laser scanning & top-notch material on Team GB’s skeleton suits are said to have provided up to a one-second advantage per run over the rest of the field.

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Design engineering in a virtual world

Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director at EU Automation, discusses how virtual reality (VR) can be used to improve the design engineering process.

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10 reasons why you should use distributors in 2018

With increasing pressure on time-to-market, design engineers don’t have time to spend with multiple FAEs like they did 20 years ago. GD Rectifiers takes us through the benefits of using official distributors.

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Webinars: are they for our industry?

Garry Lewis, Marketing & Communications Manager, Mitsubishi Electric looks at whether webinars are a channel that can, and should, be applied to our industry.

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    A bridge too far?(22/01/2018)

    In response to Boris Johnson’s proposed bridge across the English Channel, Wanda Lewis, a Professor of Structural Engineering asks if it’s feasible to build such a long structure over the open sea and one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world?

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    Breaking Moore’s Law(04/01/2018)

    Much has been published on the death of Moore’s law. Though the more than 50-year-old observation is facing health challenges again, don’t start digging the grave for the semiconductor and electronics market.

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    It’s the little things…(02/01/2018)

    National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the UK’s National Measurement Institute, created the world’s smallest Christmas card measuring just 15x20 micrometres.

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    The implications of adopting eSIM technology(13/12/2017)

    Many M2M devices, tablets and some smart phones, are equipped with eSIM technology. GCT explains the technology and how it could impact the market.

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    A little bit of history…(06/12/2017)

    Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft’s autonomous underwater vehicle has helped hunt down historic test models of a Canadian interceptor aircraft in Lake Ontario.

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