There is a revolution happening within the automotive industry. As cars are becoming smarter and more reliant on software, testing and validating these modern vehicles is becoming even more crucial.
Before the majority of finished electrical and electronic products can carry the CE marking and be sold in the European Union, one of the directives with which they must comply is the Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Directive 2014/30/EU.
As DC power distribution becomes increasingly complex, knowing how to get the best from measurement equipment is becoming more important to assess power quality and design suitable filters.
An inertial measurement unit (IMU) is a device that directly measures the three linear acceleration components and the three rotational rate components (6-DOF) of a vehicle. An IMU is unique among the sensors typically found in an autonomous vehicle because an IMU requires no connection or knowledge of the external world.
The launch of a communication satellite into space is a traumatic event for its parts and pieces. Components are heavily exposed to the eventuality of breakdown or damage, yet engineers need to ensure that the satellite reaches its orbit in faultless operating condition.
The control of emissions from combustion engines has made several headlines in the past, bringing the subject to the fore on several occasions.
Despite 5.7 million people working in engineering enterprises, the proportion of young people working in this industry is decreasing year-on-year. Paul Mulvey, UK Sales Director at norelem, discusses how they are supporting young talent into the sector.
Dotstar Design has been chosen to design and develop a replacement software test platform for the Helicopter division of Airbus.
Saab Aeronautics needed to find a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) solution to replace its custom system for interfacing to line-replaceable units (LRUs) in Saab Aeronautics simulators.