Test & Measurement World

The Magazine for Quality in Electronics
A CAHNERS PUBLICATION

NOVEMBER 1996 VOL. 16, NO. 12


COVER STORY

PRODUCT SURVEY: STATISTICS SOFTWARE

Test Statistics Software Before You Buy
All statistics software packages analyze data, but you'll have to carefully test several packages to find the one that's best for you.
Jon Titus, Editoral Director


FEATURES

VXIBUS-BASEDTEST
Give VXlbus ATE Systems the Right Switches

A variety of switch types and configurations support today's VXlbus subsystems.
Paul Robinson, Tektronix, UK

EMC TEST
You Can Troubleshoot EFT Problems

Once you know where EFT induced current flows, you can improve immunity.
Doug Smith, Auspex Systems, Santa Clara, CA

DATA ACQUISITION
Write a Simple DLL

You can write DLLs that extend programs such as Visual Basic.
Jon Titus, Editoral Director


TEST TIPS & TECHNIQUES

SAFETY
Prevent Your Test Station from Tipping

To avoid injury, equipment damage, and possible lawsuits, follow these guidelines.

ENVIRONMENTALTEST
Panel Vibration for Beginners

Transducers may not give you the power you expect.

STAND-ALONE TEST INSTRUMENTS
Measure Instantaneous Power in Components

Measuring instantaneous power in switching power supply components can reveal excessive power dissipation.


TEST CLIPS

	New Product Alert
	Keithley to Move MetraByte Operation
	Should Labs Be Accredited?
	TUV Rheinland Gains CB Scheme Certification
	Editor's Desk
	Siemens Rolm Opens Testing Lab
	Fluke Announces Schedule for Cal Training Classes
	Gold Contacts
	Raytheon Quality Registrar Now Part of NTS
	Calendar
	How to Contact T&MW
	Letters

PRODUCT UPDATE

	Gadgets & Gizmos
	DSO Reveals Complex Signal Behavior
	Board Set Acquires and Processes Images
	Memory BIST for PCBs 
	Budget Tester and Process Softare
	Instruments Test Wireless Communications
	Power Supplies Measure Battery Life
	Test Instruments
	Computer-Controlled Test Instruments
	Communications
	Fiber-Optics/Electro-Optics Test
	EMC
	ATE
	Inspection Equipment
	High-Response Products
	Product Focus
	New Literature       

Editorial Masthead and Editorial Charter
Advertiser Index
Sales Staff

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