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Instrumentation & Measurement Magazine, IEEE

Issue 2 • Date April 2011

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  • IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Magazine - Front cover

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): C1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 2
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  • Dream On! [From the Editor's bench]

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 4
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  • The challenge of measurement science, part 2 [President's perspectives]

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 6 - 7
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  • Estimating the parameters of sinusoids and decaying sinusoids in noise

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 8 - 14
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    In this article, the estimation of the frequency of a complex exponential in noise is reviewed. We examined both the undamped and damped cases and presented robust, accurate, and computationally efficient estimators for the frequency of the former and the frequency and damping factor of the latter. View full abstract»

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  • Autotestcon 2011 - Call for Papers

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 15
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  • Choosing your patent counsel and determining an appropriate patent filing and prosecution strategy

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 16 - 19
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    This series presents some procedural guidance for inventors and entrepreneurs who would otherwise either not pursue protection for their inventions, or would file a patent application pro se without the input of a qualified patent practitioner. Having a professional patent practitioner draft and file a patent application can be beyond the budget of many inventors. The topics discussed in the serie... View full abstract»

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  • Rechargeable batteries and their management

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 20 - 33
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    With the consumer electronics, electric vehicles (EVs) and portable product markets growing, design of battery packs can challenge the designer because they are no longer a simple configuration of cells. They could contain many safety features, intelligence, energy aware models and selective batteries feeding the host product, serial data communication, and even recycling suggestions. In all these... View full abstract»

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  • Multicore programming for measurement: A tutorial

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 34 - 40
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    Manufacturers insist that the microprocessors of the future will have exponentially increasing numbers of cores for as long as Moore's Law lasts. Those of us who write programs to make and analyze measurements, like all who create soft ware as part of their work, will have to write parallel code in order to reap any benefit from new generations of processors. In the past, the primary way to progra... View full abstract»

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  • Call for Papers

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 41
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  • Practical validation of a flow meter design environment

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 42 - 47
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    There are many methods used for flow measurement. Among them, the electromagnetic method is unique because it is able to conduct measurements in open channels that carry polluted liquids with variable and axially asymmetric velocity profiles. This type of channel is encountered in sewage treatment plants and irrigation systems. The electromagnetic method of flow measurement is also used when the r... View full abstract»

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  • Distortion: Total harmonic distortion in an asymmetrically clipped sinewave

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 48 - 51
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    The application of a signal to an electronic system such as an amplifier invariably results in an output that is, in some sense and to some extent, a distorted version of that input signal. The application to which the system is put is a major determiner of whether or not the distortion can be neglected or, at least, of how much distortion can be tolerated. View full abstract»

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  • Broadband Transparency and the Measurement Lab

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 52 - 53
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    Vinton Cerf graciously agreed to prepare this article for the I&M Magazine. He is the Chief Internet Evangelist for Google Inc., and he was the keynote speaker at the IEEE 2010 International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference. He accepted the invitation tendered by Ruth Dyer, at the time the Instrumentation and Measurement Society's VP of Publications, to prepare this articl... View full abstract»

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  • Experiments with a Cat-5 Cable

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 54 - 56
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    The article is discussing Cat-5 cable, twisted pair high signal integrity cable and its application in computer systems. View full abstract»

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  • 2011 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference [Call for Papers]

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 57
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  • New Products

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 58 - 63
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  • Chapter revitalization - Lessons from the Oregon chapter [Society news]

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 64 - 65
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  • Calendar

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 66
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  • IEEE I&M Society Technical Committee Listing

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 67
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  • The 2011 IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Society

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 58
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