Big crane has global reach
Features 3/11/2002 1 comment Engineers in the U.S. and Germany worked together to build a crane that not only takes the prize for its best-of-class lifting capacity but also meets conflicting global transport standards
Lifer in the fire wars
Features 3/11/2002 Post a comment Bill Lamberts engineering designs and industry work have helped set the standard for the breathing apparatus that enable fire fighters to save lives, including their own
Features 3/11/2002 Post a comment For more than three decades, Gerson Rosenberg, voted the 15th Design News Engineer of the Year, has pursued the goal of designing reliable devices to assist-or replace-failing hearts
Researchers at the University of Maryland have achieved a first in lithium-ion battery science: the development of a successful lithium-based battery using one material for all three core components of a battery -- anode, cathode, and electrolyte.
The online Bar Steel Fatigue Database for automotive design engineers has been updated for the fifth time and now contains 134 iterations, or grade/process combinations. It provides better predictability for designing parts with long-term reliability and durability.
FPGAs use programmable fabric to create custom logic, but this flexibility comes at a cost -- usually around 10 times more silicon real estate and 10 times the power dissipation. Can we really claim any FPGA is low power?
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