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Content posted in June 2009
Highly Qualified Engineers Having Trouble Finding Work
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Age, too many candidates are problems for some experienced engineers
After Downturn, A Brighter Future for Automotive Engineers
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Workers with multidisciplinary skill sets will be most in demand
A Bicycle Built for a Flea
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Today's small wire EDMs can produce ultra-fine features
Up in a Down Economy
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The results of our annual salary survey show no big shift in compensation, yet engineers remain positive
Refillable Water Bottle Wins NPE Award
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The Embody chair is also recognized for outstanding design
Challenges Loom on Tesla's Model S Project
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The electric vehicle's 300-mile range and $49,900 price tag calls for smart engineering and innovation
IBM and Siemens Partner around Enterprise PLM
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Teamcenter 8.0 is built on the IBM blue technology stack, ensuring tight integration between the two environments
Eagle's Stainless-Steel Data Sheet
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6/16/2009  Post a comment
Explains benefits, grades of stainless steel
Tadiran's TLM Military Grade Lithium Batteries
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Feature low self-discharge, wide operating temperature range
AirBorn's New High-Reliability, Microminiature Sealed Connectors
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Provide superior environmental protection
Surveillance Relies on Unmanned Flying Vehicles
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Flight, payload technologies in pilotless MAVs drive their capabilities
New Fastener Technology Can Boost Productivity
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The PEM Cost Savings Program introduces a free service to assist companies in potentially reducing their total assembled cost of products and designs
Sensorless Control of a Brushless DC Motor
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Digital signal controllers make it possible to meet torque and speed demands in sensorless applications
Servo Motor Sizing Concepts
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Understanding key parameters helps overcome misconceptions when sizing servos
Hydraulic-Aided Simulations
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Construction industry performance testing lab simulates earthquakes, hurricanes
Carbon Nanotubes and Fiber Will Revolutionize Plastics Design
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Look for major new design applications for carbon reinforcements at the National Plastics Exposition
Taking Small Micro Air Vehicles to the Next Level
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Wright State University researchers apply their expertise and stake their claim in MAV research and design
Hybrids in Motion
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Electric, hydraulic hybrids boost efficiency in different types of vehicles
Compact Integrated Automation Solutions Reduce Size of Controls Package, Costs
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Standard interfaces create smaller products, lower cost solutions
Automotive Power MOSFETs Accelerate Progress of Automotive Electronics
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The evolution of Automotive Power MOSFETs is accelerating the impact on the progress of automobile power devices
Model-Based Design Helps Aerospace Engineers
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6/12/2009  Post a comment
Implementation improves design quality, reduces time and saves cost
New Engine Technology Will Boost Fuel Mileage
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New Obama fuel regulations will give a boost to electronic thermal management of oil and transmission fluid
HP Teams with Parallels on Virtual 3-D Workstation
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HP Z800 workstation-based solution can run multiple graphics-intensive applications simultaneously without taking a performance hit
University, Industry Launches Mechatronics Degree Program
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6/5/2009  Post a comment
Program will expose students to current technologies, especially in packaging
Air France Crash Underscores Challenge of Designing Complex Automated Systems
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An engineer/pilot's view on what went wrong with Flight 447
A DIY Solar-Powered Stirling Engine
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6/2/2009  1 comment
Engineer builds, shares plans for a working prototype




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