System Design

Many electronics engineers create board level products, but their boards are integrated into systems at some point. And systems need things like enclosures, power supplies and environmental management.

New Electronics recognises the importance of system design and its impact on the final product. In this section, New Electronics reviews the latest developments in system design and brings visitors to the website information on how these developments are being applied.

Take up takes off

New markets demanding high availability systems with minimum downtime are a ‘steal’ for the ATCA and MicroTCA sector.

Born and bred

Will ‘new kid on the block’ MicroTCA be mature enough to eventually outgrow its older ATCA sibling?

Another dimension

Feeling the squeeze? Flexible printed circuits can offer a new dimension to designers looking to make savings in space and weight. By Keith Netting.

Sum of the parts

Don’t get a complex; software is set to make system design and test much easier. By Mike Richardson.

Cool running

How thermal simulation can reduce ic cost by comparing flip chip/wire bond thermal performance. By Mark Patterson.

Within REACH

Don’t panic! The latest regulation to reach our industry is designed to protect our health. By Mike Richardson.

The big squeeze

How the latest high power interconnect solutions can help designers out of a tight spot. By Mike Richardson.

Get real!

Faced with a blank piece of paper, how can the systems engineer help customers to meet their design goals? By Mike Richardson.

Blade runner

Why blade servers can give you the edge in the thrust for increased processing power from smaller rack sizes. By Mike Richardson.

Hard and soft

How a real time extension helps harden up the Windows operating platform. By Graham Pitcher.

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