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Business of Engineering July 9, 2020

Virtual meetings are the rule rather than the exception

COVID-19 has forced virtual meetings to become the primary focus of interaction with co-workers and clients, which means an adjustment for many. It also represents an opportunity for companies.

By Annette Manz
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Discrete Manufacturing July 10, 2020

Benefits of learning ladder logic for industrial programming

Ladder logic is challenging for industrial programming, but it is a valuable skill for engineers looking to enhance their skill set.

By David Breen
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Wireless July 9, 2020

What is radio frequency identification? What can RFID products do?

RFID wireless communication technologies enable many applications across industries include identification and access; people, asset and product tracking; safety and machine tools, among others.

By Mark T. Hoske
R. Graham Cooks is working on making mass spectrometers into a smaller, more portable system. Courtesy: John Underwood, Purdue University
Sensors, Actuators July 12, 2020

Enhancing a mass spectrometer’s utility by making it smaller

Purude University researcher R. Graham Cooks is working on making mass spectrometers into a smaller, more portable system so its uses can be enhanced in the field.

Courtesy: Christine Daniloff, MIT
Industrial PCs July 8, 2020

Portable system boosts laser precision for quantum computing

By Jennifer Chu
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Ethernet July 6, 2020

Safety over EtherCAT conformance test benefits

By Christiane Hammel
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Data Acquisition, DAQ July 7, 2020

Better data management for manufacturers during COVID-19

By Sanjay Barnwal