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Digital System Design – Crash the Course!

Digital System Design – Crash the Course!

50 years ago, digital design was done only at a transistor level, but it’s becoming more and more abstract. Transistors change to gates, gates change to functional units like multipliers, adders, subtractors, and those change to upper-level complex components. As engineers design these, they must keep in mind how they will describe, test, and implement […]

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Industrial Explosion Protection – Crash The Course!

Industrial Explosion Protection – Crash The Course!

There are few things that will jeopardize a business more quickly and profoundly than an explosion. The word alone brings to mind all manner of destruction, and it can take years to recover, with some assets lost forever. That’s why preventing explosions in the first place is so crucial. But as the world changes, it’s hard […]

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Crash the Course: Introduction to Systems Thinking

Crash the Course: Introduction to Systems Thinking

In this first installment of Crash the Course*, I’m taking you on a journey into WPI Online’s “Introduction to Systems Thinking” course. I don’t just work at WPI; I’m also a student in one of the first courses offered in a revolutionary new education model: Personalized Online Education (or POE). Here’s why POE works for me. It’s convenient – I’m […]

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