EPDT September 2022 issue (inc. Embedded & Energy features + EMS Outsourcing supplement) now available online
02 September 2022
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This month’s issue, now available in print or digital editions, contains features on Embedded technologies & Energy applications, plus the latest edition of EPDT's twice-yearly Electronics Outsourcing supplement...
In the midst of an energy crisis, this month’s Editor’s Comment, considers how engineers can help... (p4 digital issue or web version)
Our cover story (p30 digital issue or web version) is a T&M case study explaining how a student engineering team used power measurement technology to help it squeeze every last watt out of its solar-powered race-winning car.
For Embedded, we hear how 8-bit MCUs are still used across all kinds of applications (p6 digital issue or web version); we explain how AI is reshaping embedded edge computing (p10 digital issue or web version); and we highlight how to measure the power consumption profile of embedded IIoT sensors – with some practical steps to help reduce it (p14 digital issue or web version).
For Energy, we ask how world events are increasing energy prices – and how design engineers can respond (p8 digital issue or web version); we explain how design engineers can use energy harvesting technology to create self-sustaining battery-less IoT sensors – cutting costs & reducing waste (p18 digital issue or web version); and we explain the importance of accurate measurements as we transition energy generation from traditional sources to renewables (p20 digital issue or web version).
EPDT September 2022 Electronics Outsourcing supplement H2 cover image
Our bi-annual Electronics Outsourcing supplement (p23 digital issue) opens with a discussion on how the challenges of the last few years – from Brexit & COVID to the Russia-Ukraine war – are fuelling supply chain woes and fuel, energy & cost of living crises (p24 digital issue or web version). We also explain how becoming truly sustainable means going beyond certification to examine every part of your business, including your customers & supply chain (p26 digital issue or web version); and we explain what allocation is, before discussing some of its driving factors and impact, as well as how best to manage it (p28 digital issue or web version).
As always, I hope you enjoy the issue – and I’d love to hear what you think or any ideas for topics you’d like EPDT to cover. You can email me at email@example.com...
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