Batteries are devices that are common to countless electrical applications, capable of providing electrical current without requiring any connection to a fixed power source such as a wall plug. Due to their method of supply, batteries supply energy in the form of direct current (DC). While this is harnessable electricity, not every device can take advantage of DC with alternating current (AC) requirements. If this is the case and a battery is still required for operations, then a specialized device known as an inverter battery can be used. While similar to conventional batteries, inverter batteries are able to convert direct current into alternating current that may be used by various appliances during power losses or other situations.

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The horizontal and vertical stabilizers are two examples of flight control surfaces. A flight control surface is an aerodynamic device that enables a pilot to adjust and control an aircraft’s flight attitude. Stabilizers, as their name would suggest, help stabilize the aircraft and prevent unwanted movement. Whether its a massive commercial jet or a private propeller aircraft, nearly all aircraft are designed with a vertical and horizontal stabilizer. This blog will explain both types of stabilizers, how they work, and what makes them different from each other.

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Printed circuit boards, also known as PCBs, are a very crucial component in modern technology as they can be located in nearly every sector and in every setting. Television sets, mobile cell phones, calculators, and even home appliances like washing machines and dishwashers, are just a few of the items and devices in which you can find a PCB board. To describe it briefly, a printed circuit board is a flat circuit board that can play out several commands for a device. Below you can find out more information on the types of circuit boards that are prevalent in the modern world.

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A heat sink is a passive heat exchanger that takes heat generated by an electronic or mechanical device and transfers it to a fluid substance such as air or a liquid coolant. From here, the air or liquid is dissipated away from the device to allow the device to operate at its intended temperatures. Despite the name, most heat sinks are actually more like heat exchangers, with the exception of one: the Phase Change Material (PCM) heat sink. In cases where there is nowhere for a device to dissipate heat, the PCM heat sink absorbs it.

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Integrated circuits are an extremely important and useful electronic component for any advanced electronic system. Since the advent of the first integrated circuit in 1958 created by Jack Kilby, for which he later received a Nobel Prize for, integrated circuits can now be found in almost every electronic device and hardware component. With their cost and performance advantages over similar older counterparts, integrated circuits can be found in and benefit such devices as computers, mobile phones, appliances, and much more. In this blog, we will provide an overview of the design and function of integrated circuit technologies.

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First appearing in the 1930s, reed relays were once a critical component of telecommunications systems. Despite phasing out of telecommunications, they are now more prolific than ever as they find use other applications such as automatic test equipment, electronics, etc

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Autonomous cars are self-driving vehicles. It is very interesting to see how long we have come from having a basic mode of transportation which has slowly but surely evolved into much more than that. A handful of the automobile industry has slowly transitioned into building their first autonomous cars. Companies such as Mercedes-Benz, Cadillac, Audi, and of course Tesla electric have many of them on the road today.

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