Servo Gets Under the Hood
Features 6/24/2004 Post a comment Until recently, continuously varying the air path geometry in an automobile's intake manifold to tune pressure waves in the flow could not be easily done.
Features 6/7/2004 Post a comment Networks can enable less centralization; when you do decentralize, it should match application needs: speed, wiring, and manufacturing process design or lifecycle.
Ask The Search Engineer
Features 6/7/2004 Post a comment The Search Engineer finds solutions to all your questions, problems, and dilemmas. Occasionally, he could be wrong. But he doubts it.
Software Marriage Works
Features 6/7/2004 Post a comment MSC has brought the ADAMS simulation package into its software family. Does the marriage work? Can engineers easily work with the integrated packages? This reviewer says yes.
Building a Great White Shark
Features 6/7/2004 Post a comment Inventor and ex-stuntman Eddie Paul describes how his team tackled its biggest project yet: design and build A personal, air-powered submarine in just a few weeks.
Altair has released an update of its HyperWorks computer-aided engineering simulation suite that includes new features focusing on four key areas of product design: performance optimization, lightweight design, lead-time reduction, and new technologies.
At IMTS last week, Stratasys introduced two new multi-materials PolyJet 3D printers, plus a new UV-resistant material for its FDM production 3D printers. They can be used in making jigs and fixtures, as well as prototypes and small runs of production parts.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
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