HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
Blog
Content posted in March 1995
Compact Engine Offers Quiet, Clean Power
Blog 
3/27/1995  Post a comment
Built to meet new emissions standards, 4-cylinder Stirling cuts out most moving parts
Constant-Torque Hinge Adds Life To Computer Display
Blog 
3/27/1995  Post a comment
Enclosed design eliminates two primary failure modes
Quiet Motor-Pumps Improve Test-Lab Data
Blog 
3/27/1995  Post a comment
Oil-cooled hydraulic power unit improves test simulation data
Rugged, Reliable Detector Monitors Motion
Blog 
3/27/1995  Post a comment
System sounds an alarm or cuts power when rotary or linear motion stops
Splitter Puts Two Wells In One Wellhead
Blog 
3/27/1995  1 comment
Technique doubles the number of wells possible from a given size of offshore platform
Tiny Sensors Assist Medical and Robotic Research
Blog 
3/27/1995  Post a comment
Small units fit into tight spaces
Piezo Actuator Resolves To 10-6 Meter
Blog 
3/27/1995  Post a comment
Ultra-precise screw positioner simplifies alignment of optical elements
Quartz accelerometer eliminates A/D conversion error
Blog 
3/6/1995  Post a comment
Inherently digital output of accelerometer interfaces easily with computerized inertial navigation systems
Computerized compressor speeds pressure-transducer calibration
Blog 
3/6/1995  Post a comment
Unit from Dave Peterson and Bob Holmes automates data collection, analysis, and storage
Optical densitometer quantifies thin-film deposition
Blog 
3/6/1995  Post a comment
Designed by John Waszak, this system monitors vacuum-deposition processes in real time
Radially expanding dilator improves surgical access
Blog 
3/6/1995  Post a comment
Trocar design by Will Dubrul shortens operating-room visit, minimizes tissue damage, and speeds patient recovery
Valve's design reduces hysteresis
Blog 
3/6/1995  Post a comment
Minimizes friction during movement of solenoid plunger
Locking action makes prosthesis lighter, more reliable
Blog 
3/6/1995  Post a comment
Prosthetic knee improves quality of life for amputees
Position transducer delivers improved accuracy
Blog 
3/6/1995  Post a comment
Design provides linear and nonlinear operation, and targets diverse applications
Nutating-sleeve valve simplifies aseptic operations
Blog 
3/6/1995  Post a comment
Designed by Hans Baumann, this low-pressure-loss valve permits easier sterilization in larger sizes than conventional units
Five-axis gantry does it all
Blog 
3/6/1995  Post a comment
G. Dan Siler explains that the system digitizes, machines parts, and eliminates the need for hand work
Non-contact voltmeter increases safety and speed
Blog 
3/6/1995  Post a comment
Multimeter is first to measure ac voltage, current, and power through wire insulation
Constant-current driver saves power
Blog 
3/6/1995  Post a comment
Innovative circuit design by Michael Barlage boosts fault tolerance of actuators, valves, and relays
Sliding plates position spent fuel rods
Blog 
3/6/1995  Post a comment
Packing system designed by Jeff Attix stores two spent nuclear fuel assemblies in the space of one
Buttressed-diaphragm sensor monitors pressure extremes
Blog 
3/6/1995  Post a comment
Versatile sensor/switch designed by Charles Liucci stays accurate despite temperature and pressure excursions
Single-drive motion control
Blog 
3/6/1995  Post a comment
To supply in three axes, the design by Larry Costa uses only one motor
Blow molding updates mechanic's creeper
Blog 
3/6/1995  Post a comment
High-density-polyethylene blow molding includes features not available in previous units




Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
Tesla Motors Inc. took another big step into the battery market last night, officially unveiling a strategy that would enable it to sell batteries into home and grid storage applications.
At some point in the distant future, we may all be driving electric cars. Until then, however, the debate over their ongoing viability rages on.
Machine vision and video streaming systems are used for a variety of purposes, and each has applications for which it is best suited. This denotes that there are differences between them, and these differences can be categorized as the type of lenses used, the resolution of imaging elements, and the underlying software used to interpret the data.
Comic books long have appealed to kids as a fun way to introduce reading and art without being overly didactic. Now a software engineer and project manager from Oklahoma thinks the medium can be used to get them interested in STEM careers.
Sherlock Ohms highlights stories told by engineers who have used their deductive reasoning and technical prowess to troubleshoot and solve the most perplexing engineering mysteries.
More:Blogs|News
Design News Webinar Series
3/31/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
2/25/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
12/11/2014 8:00 a.m. California / 11:00 a.m. New York
5/7/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
May 4 - 8, Designing Low Power Systems using Battery and Energy Harvesting Energy Sources
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6 |  7


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Last Archived Class
Sponsored by Proto Labs
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2015 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service