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Posts tagged with 'Capital Harness'

27 Jul, 2012

You have to know what you want

Posted by John Day

John Day Tom Lefler, manager of commercial vehicle engineering business development at LEONI Wiring Systems, had good advice for attendees at IESF Detroit. His topic: how to successfully integrate electrical distribution design tools (like Mentor Graphics Capital Harness) between an OEM and a wire harness manufacturer (like LEONI). He based his presentation on LEONI’s experience with an OEM customer currently … Read More

IESF, LEONI Wiring Systems, Capital Harness, Mentor Graphics

22 Apr, 2011

Blunt talking happens at the sharp end.

Posted by Paul Johnston

Paul Johnston Developing global platform cars is not easy. The workload of engineers designing electrical interconnect and delivering a manufacturing BOM for suppliers is considerable. The reality of electrical and electronic feature proliferation in a vehicle platform is somewhere between harsh and vicious for electrical design and wiring engineers. Not that I’ve personally tried to knock together a car … Read More

Electrical Design Systems, Electrical Design, Electrical Distribution Systems, automotive wiring harness, Capital, Automotive Electrical and Electronic Systems Design, Electrical Interconnect Design, CHS, Wire Harness, circuit design software, Capital Harness, Wiring Harness, Capital Harness Systems

23 Dec, 2009

Paul Johnston Very soon after I wrote about the Capital and Capital H Design System Interface (.dsi) format standard  I was passing by the desk of a co-worker in the Detroit office and saw a magazine. I borrowed the magazine and read an article and learned that the DSI three letter acronym has another meaning.  The publication was  aei Technology Report  and the author Terry Costlow: the article “Consortium promotes … Read More

Capital Harness Bridges, Capital Harness Systems, Capital Harness, KBL, CHS, DSI

19 Nov, 2009

Paul Johnston A lot in Electrical CAD and manufacturing quality hinges on data accuracy and completeness of the library data. From the carrion-crow-like perch of someone supporting design automation software, the immense and patient contribution of the ECAD librarians is often missed.   A couple of co-inciding recent events brought me to a renewed understanding of the significance of the work librarians do. Those … Read More

Library, Librarian, Capital Harness XC, Capital Library, Capital Harness, Electrical Design Systems, Extensibility, CHS, ECAD Library

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