Brief details of David Edwards' career as an Engineer
I graduated with an Honours degree in Engineering in 1973.
I only worked for the Navy Department
for 9 months. Six months was spent at
This job entailed designing, constructing, testing and then writing articles about a wide variety of electronic equipment, ranging from electric trains through toys, hi fi equipment to microprocessors.
The highlight of my time at "Electronics
Australia" was meeting and very quickly becoming engaged to Kerry, whom I
At CSIRO, my main responsibility was the maintenance, repair and calibration of the scientific equipment on RV Franklin.
RV Franklin near
I participated in many cruises, and had much fun while performing serious work.
underwater camera system controlled by a microprocessor
based timer that I designed and constructed in 1995.
1998 - 2002 Senior Electrical Engineer, ERICO
At ERICO, I designed a range of Surge Filters. The specs can be found at:
I also performed lightning and surge
protection surveys throughout
2002 - 2006 Lecturer and Senior Research
I lectured in Electrical and
Electronic Engineering in the
I also developed custom instrumentation to measure the resistance of large parallel connected water cooled cables. This system is now being sold commercially.
Water Cooled Cable
Measurement System (WCCMS) instrumentation.
A 3 phase system has 3 Current measuring Units (CMU).
Current Sense Units (CSU’s) and Calibration Jig
· 2006 - present Applications Engineer, GridSense, Meadowbank NSW
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