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Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Supplements Test

Aug 24, 2022

Finite Element Analysis (FEA) is not a substitute for product test. It can be used as a supplement to design and test. We talk about when to work with Quality Engineers and Reliability Engineers for next steps.

2 Lessons about Remote Work for Design Engineers

Aug 17, 2022

What are 2 lessons about remote work, coming out of the pandemic? We talk about a couple of perspectives that can apply to design engineering.

Always Plot the Data

Aug 10, 2022

We don’t just rely on the numbers – we always plot the data! We review how we use plots to look past the numbers and common gotchas.

Supplier Control Plans and Design Specs

Jul 27, 2022

Supplier control plans and design specs can go hand-in-hand in the quest for quality. Learn how control plans can benefit your design process.

Use FMEA to Design for In-Process Testing

Jul 20, 2022

We can use FMEA to design for in-process testing, using both process and design FMEAs early during design concepts.

Use FMEA to Choose Critical Design Features

Jul 13, 2022

Creating design specs is an important part of engineering design. We review a way to choose critical design features, based on risk.