Automotive http://powerelectronics.com/taxonomy/term/11221/more en How Does a Prototyping-Only Approach Impact Product Design? http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/how-does-prototyping-only-approach-impact-product-design <div class="field-deck"> One in 10 design engineers still rely on purely physical prototypes, potentially adding significant, unnecessary costs to their designs, according to engineering surveys. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Many engineers rely solely on prototyping their designs to create products, but some form of simulation along with prototyping can actually improve product designs.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/how-does-prototyping-only-approach-impact-product-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/how-does-prototyping-only-approach-impact-product-design#comments Automotive Industry Energy Robotics Power Electronics Systems Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:15:00 +0000 61221 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>(Image courtesy of Tony Vitolo, Power Electronics).</p> Driving Battery Innovation with CAE http://powerelectronics.com/batteries/driving-battery-innovation-cae <div class="field-byline"> Gaetan Damblanc, Siemens PLM </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The demand for safety and high performance in Li-ion batteries has never been so high. 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Here are some of the latest products to optimize your systems and devices.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-11-17" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-11-17#comments AC-DC Power Supplies Automotive Products Batteries Energy Charger ICs Lighting Circuit Protection ICs Medical DC-DC Converters Mobile Discrete Power Semis Electromechanical Inverters Lighting Systems Motion Systems Passive Components Portable Power Management Power Electronics Systems Power Management PMICs Regulators Thermal Management Tue, 03 Jan 2017 20:55:00 +0000 61181 at http://powerelectronics.com Power Electronics Products of the Week (12/11-12/17) http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-1211-1217 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Whether you are looking for buck regulators coolers or current sensors, Power Electronics has you covered. Here are some of the latest products to optimize your systems and devices.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-1211-1217" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-1211-1217#comments AC-DC Power Supplies Automotive Products Batteries Energy Charger ICs Lighting Circuit Protection ICs Medical DC-DC Converters Mobile Discrete Power Semis Electromechanical Inverters Lighting Systems Motion Systems Passive Components Portable Power Management Power Electronics Systems Power Management PMICs Regulators Thermal Management Tue, 13 Dec 2016 23:00:00 +0000 61161 at http://powerelectronics.com Power Electronics Products of the Week (12/4-12/10) http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-124-1210 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Whether you are looking for miniature connectors or resistors, Power Electronics has you covered. 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