Industrial Wheel Design Optimization
Features 9/30/2010 Post a comment As part of an industrial system design, high performance polyurethane wheels can be an attractive alternative material compared to rubber (solid or pneumatic), nylon or other polyurethanes to improve wheel performance and increase the safety and reliability of an application.
Patent Basics for Design Engineers
Features 9/29/2010 Post a comment As a design engineer, you work on the cutting edge of new technologies and new products. It is therefore important to be knowledgeable about not just patents, but other forms of intellectual property as well, such a trademarks, logos and brands.
Designing with Multi-axis Load Cell Sensors
Features 9/10/2010 Post a comment Custom projects often require customized sensors based on the environment in which they will be used. Thorough understanding of a project's mechanical, electrical and instrumentation requirements are key to making the right sensor choice.
A Tokyo company, Miraisens Inc., has unveiled a device that allows users to move virtual 3D objects around and "feel" them via a vibration sensor. The device has many applications within the gaming, medical, and 3D-printing industries.
In the last few years, use of CFD in building design has increased manifolds. Computational
fluid dynamics is effective in analyzing the flow and thermal properties of air within spaces. It can be used in buildings to find the best measures for comfortable temperature at low energy use.
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