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2016 Engineering Education & Research Resources DVD

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Keysight Technologies 2016 Resources DVD

Keysight Technologies 2016 Resources DVD

Online — Keysight is dedicated to meaningful collaboration with educators and researchers at every level around the world.

Our history of innovation continues to enable new breakthroughs in science and technology, and our design and test solutions provide students and researchers the tools and experience needed to become leading government or industry experts.

This year’s DVD has been updated with almost 200 new items in 7 key focus areas relating to education and research.

You will find timely application notes, white papers, case studies, informative videos, and webcasts, as well as additional resources relative to Keysight solutions in these focus areas: Continue reading

Buildings – Lighting – Energy Calculators – Software & More!

Happy 2012 – Lets Save More Energy This Year! –  Now that the 100 watt incandescent lightbulb is being eliminated*,  most citizens of the world are more aware that the costs of energy in homes, buildings. vehicles and all over industry is rapidly increasing.

The US Department of Energy has many useful resources, perhaps the most useful being education and software tools for estimating costs in order to plan and implement energy savings.
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NEW Comprehensive Validation Guide on Biofil™ Plus Filter Cartridges by Porvair

Biofil membrane cartridgesSegensworth, UK & Ashland VA, USA —  A new, comprehensive validation guide, summarizing the extensive testing and evaluation program undertaken by Porvair on Biofil™ Plus double membrane filter cartridges to meet the key demands of the Pharmaceutical Industry, is now available.

The Porvair Filtration Group Biofil™ Plus range of microbial- rated cartridge has been developed and manufactured for the filtration of complex biological liquids found in biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and other critical applications. Continue reading

Social Media Research Reveals Need for Measurements to Improve Effectiveness

Lenskold Group’s 7th Marketing ROI & Measurement Study provides insights


Manasquan NJ, USA — (PRWEB) — More marketers indicate that measurement of their social media is a high priority, primarily to improve effectiveness and integration, according to the Lenskold Group 2011 Marketing ROI & Measurement Study just released.

More than three out of four marketers are using social media to promote their business and, once they emerge from a testing phase, find both a need and pressure to measure and improve effectiveness.
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Standardization News Launches Online Presence

Website Offers Quick Access to Sector-Specific ASTM News

W. CONSHOHOCKEN PA, USA _-ASTM International has launched a revamped online version of its flagship magazine, Standardization News (SN).

The magazine’s new website offers more frequently updated ASTM news that is organized into new industry sector gateways.

These gateways serve as web portals to comprehensive news and information about ASTM standards development activities, meeting and training course dates, publications and more. Continue reading

ISA publishes Start-Up: A Technician’s Guide, Second Edition

Start-Up: A Technician’s Guide, Second EditionResearch Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA – –The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces the publication of Start-Up: A Technician’s Guide, Second Edition, by Diane R. Barkin.

Ms Barkin wrote Start-Up: A Technician’s Guide, Second Edition with the Control Systems Technician in mind. When new plants or systems go online, Control Systems Technicians face special challenges. The start-up you are involved with may be a newly built, substantially changed, or the start-up of a portion of a manufacturing facility. Continue reading

Open Access High Speed Imaging Bibliography

high_speed_imagingTring, UK —  To demonstrate the wide range of applications being undertaken using its ultra-high speed imaging equipment, Specialised Imaging Ltd. has extended its online bibliography of research articles, application notes, videos and applications images.

The comprehensive open access resource should be of considerable interest to anyone using ultra-high speed imaging equipment to unlock the secrets behind ultra-high speed and transient events and processes.

Specialised Imaging Ltd’s range of high resolution framing cameras, trajectory trackers, still cameras, image intensifiers and accessories open the door to exciting discoveries, ground breaking research and new measurement solutions in a wide range of applications areas. Continue reading

The New Fluke Calibration Website.

Six Measurement Disciplines | One Website

fluke_cal_ssEverett WA , USA —  Fluke Calibration is pleased to introduce The new website replaces:

  1. calibration instruments section of

Now for the first time, you can find all of their product and service information organized in one place, including products from Hart Scientific, DH Instruments, Pressurements and Ruska. Continue reading

Industrial Control Systems Security Guide

Final Version Published By NIST


Pipelines and power transmission systems are key components of the nation’s vast critical infrastructure. NIST’s new Guide to Industrial Control Systems Security provides specific guidance on how to reduce the vulnerability of this infrastructure to malicious attacks, equipment failures, and other threats to the operation and reliable performance of underpinning control systems - Image: John Kasawa /

Gaithersburg MD, USA —  The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the final version of its Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security (SP 800-82).*

It is intended to help pipeline operators, power producers, manufacturers, air traffic control centers and other managers of critical infrastructures to secure their systems while addressing their unique performance, reliability, and safety requirements.

Finalized after three rounds of public review and comment, the guide is directed specifically to federally owned or operated industrial control systems (ICS), including those run by private contractors on behalf of the federal government.

Examples include the mail handling operations, air traffic control towers, and some electricity generation and transmission facilities and weather observation systems.

However, the guide’s potential audience is far larger and more diverse than the federal government, since about 90% of the nation’s critical infrastructure is privately owned.

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