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12
Jun

Rinehart Motion Systems Becomes Functional Safety Certified

COLUMBUS, INDIANA ---Last November, LHP introduced the Functional Safety Expressway as a response to the new safety-critical regulations (ISO 26262) that are impacting the design and development of all on-highway vehicles, including trucks, buses, trailers, semitrailers, and motorcycles this year.

11
Jun

The Latest Technology to Optimize Propulsion System Performance

LHPTS knows that engineers and researchers working to optimize propulsion system performance need a comprehensive and flexible platform designed to evolve with today’s rapidly changing technology. With LHPTS’ ECS and ECS+, engineers and researchers have full authority over all the I/O going into the engine. There are no black boxes and nothing that is a mystery. Additionally, the ECS and ECS+ are inherently open-source platforms, which means users can easily tweak their tests and do whatever they need to do to improve performance.

17
May

Integrating Today’s Top Technology to Power the Research of Tomorrow

Today, automotive researchers and engineers are constantly evolving their research to optimize propulsion system control technologies for the vehicles of tomorrow. At labs around the globe, R&D teams are heavily focused on improving fuel efficiency and reducing emissions through technology such as more efficient, user-friendly stop-start systems and mild hybrid powertrains.

16
May

Automotive Functional Safety and Cyber Security Validation Framework

COLUMBUS-INDIANA- MAY 14, 2018 - LHP Engineering Solutions, an engineering services provider and technology integrator has brought together Instruments, PTC, and AASA’s LiFi subsidiary, 01LightComm, to create a framework for an NI-Based Functional Safety and Cyber Security Validation Platform. The demonstration addresses the universal automotive principles of Functional Safety violations resulting from Cyber Security compromises. The impactful automotive demonstration leverages the existing technology available in today’s market, introduces LiFi as a viable V2X communication option, and addresses the specific automotive Functional Safety risks in a Cyber Security realm.

04
May

Dealing with Switching Losses in Inverters

By Eric Neleigh
May 04, 2018

One of the major efforts to increasing Hybrid Vehicle/Electric Vehicle battery utilization efficiency in the automotive industry is focusing on the inverter. Current estimates of switching losses are in the range of 5-15%. Switching losses are inevitable, but we can address this by design and target how we want to mitigate it while weighing the factors of compactness, ease of design, ease of manufacturability, and cost

03
May

How to Grow in Your Career

By Xaina McLearen
May 03, 2018

Category • Job Search, Recruiting, career

Career enhancement is not always easy to achieve. When we talk about career enhancement it doesn’t always entail moving to a better position, but instead, it encompasses expanding your skill set, distinguishing yourself from others, and getting more involved where you see fit. Some people aim to move upward in a company, advancing to every new opportunity they can find. While others who, instead of moving upward, just want to enhance themselves in order to excel in the position they currently have.

17
Apr

Augmented Reality: A Real Use Case

By Bryan Rushton
April 17, 2018

Augmented Reality, and its cousin Virtual Reality, commonly referred to as A/R or AR and V/R or VR, have long held great intrigue by nearly everyone who is aware of their possibility. Virtual reality, the idea that we can immerse ourselves wholly in a digital and artificial rendering of the world, has been dreamt about for decades, and is ever closer permeating our everyday lives. Most have seen the advertisements that turn some smart phones into a VR headset. Extreme sports enthusiasts have probably seen commercially available 360-degree field of view cameras. This is quickly bringing millions their first samples of virtual reality and the power it has.

13
Apr

Job Seeking Tips from a Technical Recruiter- Part 3

By Xaina McLearen
April 13, 2018

Category • Job Search, Technical Recruiters, career

The first two blogs in this 3-part series were all about investing in yourself and understanding how to research a company before you got an interview. Now, it’s all about making sure the actual position you applied for, is really the position you want. Follow along in the third part of this series to understand why finding the right position is just as important as finding the right company.

06
Apr

Job Seeking Tips from a Technical Recruiter- Part 2

By Xaina McLearen
April 06, 2018

Category • Job Search, Technical Recruiters, career

In the first blog series - Investing in Yourself and in Your Resume - we discussed how to prepare for an interview by investing in yourself. We learned that resume preparation is essential to catching the eye of a recruiter or potential employer. Understanding what you want in the future, and where you want to be is also crucial. By understanding where you want to be in five or ten years, you will be able to frame out how your skills can help an organization grow. In part 2 of the blog series, we dig a little deeper to help job seekers understand the critical elements during a job search.

30
Mar

Job Seeking Tips from a Technical Recruiter- Part 1 

By Xaina McLearen
March 30, 2018

Category • Job Search, Technical Recruiters, career

Seeking a job in any industry can be challenging, but one of the most challenging industries to break into is the automotive industry. With advancements in technology, process, and tools happening nearly every day, hiring managers are forced to be very particular and precise in what they are looking. Candidates are required to have specific qualifications, skill sets, and adequate of experience. While experience and a well-rounded skill set are important, job seekers must be able to take the first steps to finding the correct job and going about the application process correctly. This will be a three-part blog discussing three major tips for job seekers.