How Fixed and Variable Resistors are Used in Applications

The resistor is one of the fundamental building blocks of the electrical circuit. Just about every electrical device ever manufactured contains at least one of them. They divide voltages, they limit current, they protect sensitive components and, along with capacitors and transistors, they help us to design just about every current imaginable. Look in the RS Components catalogue and you’ll find thousands of different types of resistor. But for the most part they come in two types: fixed and variable. These are used in different ways in different applications.…

Preserving History for The Future: Temperature Control and Artefacts

It’s a very strange and humbling understanding, that the item in the museum’s glass case in front of you is so many times older than you are! That the person who made it might not have thought much beyond its primary use, much less that it would be a lasting record of their era. That it would survive not only them and the intended original owner, but so many centuries after. It makes you wonder what will remain long after we’re gone, and realise how important it is that such items are preserved as information for the future.…

Don’t Let your Commute Ruin your Suit!

The Office for National Statistics found that in 2016, on average, 3.7 million employees commuted for two or more hours on a weekday. Whether you use public transport, endure rush hour, walk or cycle, doing this in a formal suit is not ideal for a long, uncomfortable journey. Here, we will look at ways to keep looking smart and avoid ruining your suit. A suitable commute suit Your work suit shouldn’t be the one worn to weddings and celebrations of special occasions.…

How Can I Learn More About My Industry? 5 Ways

Every person starting a business in a selected industry wants to conquer it. You must be up on the latest technology or what type of employees are emerging from the market. Staying abreast of your industry helps you make smarter decisions. You learn more about what others are doing to dominate the industry and stay successful. There are many things that can help you stay in tune with your business line of work. You have to take the time to seek them out and use them daily.…

How Can You Boost Conversion By Using Live Chat For Business?

One of the biggest challenges for businesses in today’s world is to capture a customer’s attention long enough to make a sale. Many customers are interested for a few seconds, but their attention is quickly diverted to another catchy YouTube video or idyllic Instagram post before they can think twice about making a purchase. For this reason, boosting conversions is an important goal for any successful business. Boosting conversions will turn more potential customers into new customers, and turn occasional customers into brand loyalists.…

What are The Top Worldwide Generator Brands?

Worldwide there are hundreds, if not thousands, of diesel generator manufacturers. Each manufacturer offers a similar but subtly different product, however there is spectrum in both cost and quality. Manufacturing of diesel generators is found in every continent, whereby Asia is synonymous with a cheaper and less reliable product than the European (EU) and United States alternative. Having said that the Asian including Middle East are responsible for the majority of manufacturing of diesel generator sets. Below is a list of many examples of the manufacturers of diesel generators around the world.…

Importance of Newspaper Printing and Newspaper

Newspaper is a daily, fortnightly and in some cases a monthly publication, which contains plenty of news material of varied nature. The material contained in newspaper is either in the form of pictures, forms, features, editorials and many more. Everyone knows the importance of newspapers, and what role they play in education, information research and providing knowledge. In many formats of newspapers, there is piece of entertainment also. Few pages are restricted for entertainment, and these pages come as a supplement.…

5 Milestones in Gaming Industry’s History

Just like the television and the phone, video games have also changed dramatically over the years. From large games in arcades to portable games you can take anywhere you want to go, the gaming industry has witnessed a variety of innovations. Learn more about some of these incredible changes as you take a look at a few of the top milestones in gaming history. Arcade Gaming to Home Gaming In 1966, Sega released a submarine simulator and light gun shooter game called Periscope.…

Supporting Employees with Musculoskeletal Disorders

The NHS states that musculoskeletal disorders impact the bones, muscles, and joints of a person. A large percentage of the adult population have to deal with these conditions, and it can have a profound impact on their life. Employers should make an effort not only to make sufferers comfortable, but to avoid causing such conditions in their workplace. The HSE (Health and Safety Executive in Great Britain) revealed that 507,000 workers were suffering from a work-related musculoskeletal disorder in 2016/17. But what can employers do to prevent such an issue in their workplace?…

How Architects Accommodate Temperature Regulations in Their Building Designs

Within building design, the most important question that architects have to ask themselves, is whether their project is habitable? Because, no matter how astonishing a building may appear, if it can’t meet the needs of people, which are their primary purpose than the whole structure will go to waste. When we talk about habitable, we’re talking about comfort and the most important requirement that a building has to have is that comfortable controlled inner climate. So, how do architects accommodate this requirement in their structures?…