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Issue 3 • Date Oct. 1988

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  • Electronic system design reliability

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):9 - 11
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    Electrical engineers designing large and complex systems require knowledge of reliability analysis. Knowledge of reliability is also essential to those engineers who operate and use equipment in the field. It is the data feedback from these operations that keep prediction methods current.<> View full abstract»

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  • The business of eliminating mistakes

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):12 - 14
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    Outlines the role of statistical process control in US industry to ensure high quality products.<> View full abstract»

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  • Keeping the peace

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):15 - 16
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    Discusses problems in ensuring compatibility between the electromagnetic environment and electronic and electrical devices.<> View full abstract»

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  • Shape memory metals

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):17 - 19
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    A look at the principles of shape memory metals, in particular the alloy, nitinol. Many practical applications of nitinol are covered.<> View full abstract»

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  • The induction motor's historical past

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):27 - 30
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    The induction motor operates on a principle that was invented almost 100 years ago. It is a dependable, low cost device still at work in our homes and factories. It took the pioneers nearly a full generation, a third of a century, to establish the principles that are learned in about one year of experience, today. Not all technology is as new as yesterday.<> View full abstract»

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  • Communicating from space (antenna metrology)

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):31 - 35
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    Worldwide, microwave holographic metrology is being considered as a very powerful diagnostic tool for identifying reflector surface distortions and defective radiating elements of an array. Important measurement improvements, algorithm developments, error evaluations, and display methodologies have been reported in recent years. The author discusses the application of microwave holographic metrolo... View full abstract»

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