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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A slew of announcements about new materials and design concepts for transportation have come out of several trade shows focusing on plastics, aircraft interiors, heavy trucks, and automotive engineering. A few more announcements have come independent of any trade shows, maybe just because it's spring.
Samsung's Galaxy line of smartphones used to fare quite well in the repairability department, but last year's flagship S5 model took a tumble, scoring a meh-inducing 5/10. Will the newly redesigned S6 lead us back into star-studded territory, or will we sink further into the depths of a repairability black hole?
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