Chrysler's cruise missile
Features 10/20/2003 Post a comment The Dodge Tomahawk, a four-wheel motorcycle that accelerates from 0-60 in 2.5 seconds, could turn out to be the ultimate status symbol for speed-conscious auto enthusiasts
D-Days in Detroit
Features 10/6/2003 Post a comment If you think black smoke and balky engines when you hear the word diesel, Detroit has a surprise for you. Diesels just may be the ticket to a clean, quiet, fuel-efficient future.
PLCs/ Industrial Controls
Features 10/6/2003 Post a comment Microprocessors and controllers are offering new features for use in wide-ranging applications. From security to operational autonomy and power conservation, new developments abound.
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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