Technical Resources

National Technical Information Service The central source for U.S. government scientific, technical, and business information.

Tutorial: Write Your Own DLL in Visual C++
Good tutorial by Toby Wan.

Web Tutorials The IEC Web ProForum tutorials feature the latest technical issues of vital concern to engineers. Topics cover a wide range of subjects including Fiber Optics, VoIP, Wireless and Fax Testing. Hundreds of thousands of key professionals use the IEC Web site every year.

The Technit site contains circuit diagrams for first-order and second-order filters. Youíll also find pinouts for numerous computer buses. Pinouts include standard buses such as PCI, but include many proprietary buses, too.

ATE World
ATE World is the first and only online community for Automatic Test Equipment professionals (ATE Board Test). It serves as a centralized clearinghouse for ATE industry information. ATE World provides a platform for its members to share information.

Electronics Tutorials
The brain-child of Ian C. Purdie, an Austrialian ham radio enthusiate. The information contained on the site is FREE, with over 120 individual electronics tutorials topics covering a very wide range of electronics.


Organizations

The American Society of Test Engineers (National)

The American Society of Test Engineers Links Page

Georgia Tech's Test & Evaluation Research and Education Center (TEREC) Outstanding organization run by Dr. Sam Blankenship.

Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
Georgia Tech Student IEEE Chapter
Women in Technology (Atlanta Chapter)
Women in Cable & Technology (Atlanta Chapter)
The Society of Women Engineers
Audio Engineering Society
Institute of Environmental Sciences & Technology
The Americian Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

International Test & Evaluation Association

International Society for Optical Engineering
Surface Mount Technology Association
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Shock and Vibration Information & Analysis Center
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing International
American Society for Testing and Materials


Magazines

Stay abreast of the latest developments in the field of electronic test and manufacturing. Most subscriptions are FREE to qualified test professionals.


Network Computing - Provides lab-tested solutions for your toughest enterprise-wide computing challenges.

StickMinds - online software test automation magazine. Very good articles.

Test & Measurement World Online
Covers the electronics testing industry, providing information for engineers who test, measure, and inspect electronic devices, components, and systems.


CED Magazine
Cable Television, Broadband and Telecommunications.

Telecommunications Magazine
Managzine of choice for those involved in the Telecommunications industry.

LightWave
Focuses on Fiber Optic Technology

Microwaves & RF
For engineers involved with the design of high-frequency, high-speed components, systems, and test equipment. Covering electronic designs from about 1 MHz through optical wavelengths.

Applied Microwave and Wireless

Design-oriented magazine for engineers in the RF/Microwave world.

Electronics Engineering Times
Delivers a combination of business and technology news and provide analysis of trends, events and market forces-factors impacting the product development process, as well as the careers of the engineers and managers involved.

Evaluation Engineering
For engineers and engineering managers responsible for test and total product quality in electronics.

Nuts & Volts
Electronics for hobbyist. Articles on amateur radio, cellular communications, scanning, computers, amateur robotics, lasers, and more along with build-it-yourself electronics projects

Test Engineering & Management
Environmental Test (shock, vibration, temeprature)


Software


TechLinks

Agilent Technologies (Hewlett Packard) provides instrument drivers for Agilent and other instruments.

National Instruments
provides drivers for GPIB, VXI, serial and computer-based instruments.

ActiveX Components Maintained by Alvaro Redondo. Contains free ActiveX controls you may find useful, even though the site isnít specific to engineering. The site contains buttons and other controls that let you insert graphic images, which you can then use to develop application-specific user controls.

Century Soar Technology Company sells a library of ActiveX controls for building instrument panels for $350. Controls include graphs, panel meters, and analog-style meters.

Global Majic Software Company has created a neat ActiveX Library for creating real-time simulations and virtual instruments. The company's Instrumentation ActiveX Library (IAL) -- is the tool of choice in the process control, scientific, engineering, simulation, and data acquisition communities. This feature rich package contains 11 common instrumentation controls including Strip Chart, Angular Gauge, Knob, and many others.

DevX.Net One of the net's best sites for developers, not just IT professionals. Good Q&A sections, as well as, links to other resources.

C/Net An engineer's paradise! Tons of FREE software for immediate download.

Nerd's Heaven Very comprehensive shareware directory.

Visual Basic Web Directory Valuable information for VB users.

ActiveX Resource ActiveX Control Library

LabView Resource Center

Instrumentation

The Modem Doctor Provides free software for modem, serial port and UART testing.

Ham Radio and Suppliers Web Ring Commercial sites for amateur radio and electronics suppliers (including kits and software)and reference sites.

Interfacing the PC

Craig Peacock's highly-rated website on interacing to parallel, serial, keyboard and USB ports on PCs. Good tutorials and reference material. You'll want to print out these pages for frequent reference!


USB Central
Another Lakeview Research creation. The site contains links to technical information and an article on USB development.


Transera
provides IEEE 488 bus and data-acquisition tutorials.

Parallel Port Central
Everthing you ever wanted to know about the PC parallel port, but were afraid to ask.


Charles Spurgeon's Ethernet Web Site
Excellent resource for those dealing with IEEE 802.3 Ethernet interfaces.


Jobs

Headhunter.Net Everything you ever wanted to know about changing jobs, but were afraid to ask!

Builder.Com
Internet salaries, building an online career.

Careerbuilder.Com Salary negotiations, interviewing tips, etc.

Monsterboard.Com You've seen the TV ads, now visit the website.


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