SAE Eye on Engineering Quick Take: Rice is nice for IGBTs

  • 24-Feb-2015 03:37 EST
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Watch the video at http://youtu.be/6OrdDhXz4lw

What do rice cookers have to do with lowering the price of hybrid and electric cars? In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at a tiny electrical device called the IGBT (Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor). SAE Eye on Engineering can be viewed at http://youtu.be/6OrdDhXz4lw. It also airs in audio-only form Monday mornings on WJR 760 AM Detroit's Paul W. Smith Show. Access archived episodes of SAE Eye on Engineering at www.sae.org/magazines/podcasts.

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