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Engineering's Most Important Equations
Blog 
12/7/2015  15 comments
Design News looks at the equations that made engines work, planes fly, and buildings tower more than 1,000 feet in the air.
10 New Plastics For Airplane Interiors, Car Exteriors, and Medical Devices
Engineering Materials 
12/5/2015  Post a comment
Along with our current bunch of new plastics and elastomers, we also tell you about new applications they make possible, plus related news.
Everybody's Designing Their Own Aerospace & Military Materials
Features 
12/3/2015  1 comment
The need for higher-performing aerospace and defense materials is getting so critical to design success that OEMs, government agencies, and the armed forces are pursuing R&D programs.
Design Engineering Tools
Quick Poll 
12/3/2015  3 comments
Top 25 Most Expensive Engineering Degrees
Blog 
12/2/2015  17 comments
Today, many of the great private engineering schools exceed $50,000 a year in total costs. Here's a list of the 25 most expensive.
Pacific Design & Manufacturing Preview: 7 Companies & Products to See in Anaheim
Blog 
12/1/2015  Post a comment
Design News previews some of the solutions exhibitors that will be at the huge UBM-organized design, engineering, and manufacturing trade show in Anaheim in February 2016.
Designers of Things Session Will Examine Importance of Haptics
News 
11/29/2015  Post a comment
Designers of electronic interfaces will need to be prepared to incorporate haptics in next generation products, an expert will tell attendees at the upcoming Designers of Things conference in San Jose, Calif.
Beyond Inflation: 2015 Engineering Salaries Are on the Rise
Blog 
11/28/2015  Post a comment
According to a Randstad Engineering compilation of salary studies, engineering salaries are increasing beyond inflation, with employers paying to keep potential suitors away from their employees.
10 New 3D Printing Technologies: Multimaterials, Clay, & Factory-Floor Composites
Engineering Materials 
11/25/2015  1 comment
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
There’s a Goldmine in Big Test and Measurement Data
Blog 
11/18/2015  1 comment
A Frost & Sullivan study forecasts significant growth in big data analytics spending through 2021.
Golden Mousetrap Awards – the Time to Enter Is Now
Blog 
11/16/2015  Post a comment
Don't miss your chance to be part of our red-carpet evening in February celebrating exceptional, cutting-edge products in Automation & Control; Design Hardware & Software; Electronics & Test; and Materials & Assembly.
3D Printing Is Moving Beyond Prototypes
Blog 
11/12/2015  2 comments
3D printing is not just for prototypes anymore, according to our latest Quick Poll results.
Designing for Global: 8 Steps to Compliance, Testing, and Sales Success
Blog 
11/9/2015  Post a comment
Here are ways companies can get across the high-wire task of getting products to international markets quickly without running into trouble in unfamiliar business and regulatory environments.
Federally Backed Applied Research on Industrial Digitalization Pushes Ahead
Blog 
11/6/2015  Post a comment
The Chicago-based Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) recently announced its first five recipients of funding support for projects to solve three major pain points head on.
How to Set a Realistic Delivery Date For Your Project
Blog 
11/4/2015  Post a comment
It will not help you or your company by giving unrealistic project delivery dates, but consistently delivering on time will give you a reputation of integrity and company value.
Rocky Roads Ahead for Georgia Tech Robots
Blog 
11/3/2015  Post a comment
New research from Georgia Tech promises better appendages and animal-like mobility for robots.
3D Print Strong, Tough Parts With PEEK- and PAEK-Based Carbon Composites
Engineering Materials 
10/29/2015  Post a comment
Arevo Labs has developed a new filament 3D printing process for making very high-strength PEEK- and PAEK-based carbon fiber composites, and the commercial service is now available.
10 of the Scariest True Stories in Engineering History
Blog 
10/28/2015  14 comments
From resurrecting the dead, to occult rituals and man-eating robots, this Halloween we've rounded up 10 of history's creepiest true engineering tales.
They're Coming Down, So Expect to See More Ceramic, Metal Matrix Composites
Blog 
10/27/2015  1 comment
Long used in niche military and aerospace applications, ceramic and metal matrix composites are showing up in electronics and commercial jet engines.
Never Forget These 7 Points Before Selecting a High-Tech Adhesive
Blog 
10/27/2015  Post a comment
Choosing the best adhesive for a specific application can be complex, but an understanding of the following parameters will keep you from a sticky design situation.
Autodesk Inventor Update Will Make Everything and Everyone Play Nice
Blog 
10/26/2015  Post a comment
Leveraging the SaaS model, the software giant is due for a six-month update, which will unleash three new intelligence and collaborative features.
This Motor Maker Is Heading Into Space and Killing It
Blog 
10/25/2015  2 comments
Empire Magnetics is designing and building motors that survive the rigors of space, and in order to do that, it has to deal with some extreme requirements.
Tougher, Lighter, Thinner: New Metal Alloys Prove Their Strength
Features 
10/21/2015  Post a comment
High-performance metal alloys are lightening up vehicles to meet new standards and boosting the strength-to-weight ratios of mobile device.
Demilitarized Zones Join Defense-in-Depth in Plant Cyber Security Measures
Features 
10/21/2015  3 comments
Multiple defenses to harden network infrastructures and better management of user access are defeating cyber threats that can be physical, procedural, or electronic.
New Embedded Development Board: Cute Name, High-End Features, Maker Price
Blog 
10/21/2015  Post a comment
The snickerdoodle is a universal embedded development platform providing programming features/functions of a Raspberry Pi, Beaglebone, and Arduino at a highly affordable price point.
Have You Entered In Design News' Golden Mousetrap Awards Yet?
Blog 
10/19/2015  Post a comment
Don't miss your chance to be part of our red-carpet evening in February celebrating exceptional, cutting-edge products in Automation and Control, Design Hardware and Software, Electronics and Test, and Materials and Assembly.
The 20 Worst Inventions of All Time — Part 2
Blog 
10/19/2015  39 comments
From useless to outright ridiculous - here's a collection of the top ten gadgets and inventions that never should have left the drawing board.
These 6 New Coatings and Sealants Are Aimed at the Toughest Environments
Engineering Materials 
10/18/2015  Post a comment
Whether it's the outside of an aircraft, the inside of an electronics module, or the surface of heavy-use industrial flooring, these coating and sealant materials are suitable for the job.
Mankind's 20 Greatest Inventions — Part 2
Electronics News 
10/15/2015  17 comments
We're counting down the inventions that have had the greatest impact on our lives. Now it's time for the top ten.
9 New Tougher, Stronger 3D Printing Materials: Carbon, Nylon, and Heat-Resistant
Engineering Materials 
10/14/2015  Post a comment
A slew of recent 3D printing (3DP) material product introductions has included several that are tougher than the rest, giving you stronger, lighter prints.
Will Robots Put You Out of a Job, Or Give You a New One?
Engineering Materials 
10/13/2015  7 comments
A new white paper by the Association for Advancing Automation says that increases in industrial robot shipments correlates positively with increases in US job growth based on Bureau of Labor statistics. The result could be new types of manufacturing and engineering jobs.
Design Your Own 3D-Printed Lenses With LUXeXceL's New Tools
Engineering Materials 
10/8/2015  2 comments
With two new tools from LUXeXceL, you can now create and print custom lens designs optimized for your particular application.
Product Development Outsourcing Agreements: What You Must Know
Blog 
10/7/2015  Post a comment
The ways companies and their outside product development partners work together and divvy up success are evolving radically. Here's what you need to know no matter if you are an engineer or executive.
Hip-Hop Puts ‘Motion’ to Newton’s Laws in NASA-Honeywell STEM Program
STEM Connection 
10/7/2015  Post a comment
Honeywell and NASA's FMA Live! Forces of Nature show uses hip-hop to teach physics lessons and is currently on its Fall 2015 tour in the Midwest.
Latest Autodesk Fusion 360 Update Highlights Cloud Power
Blog 
10/6/2015  Post a comment
The September release spotlights Autodesk's long-term strategy for provisioning of its CAD, CAM, and CAE software and its commitment to cloud delivery.
PLM and Digitalization Will Redefine Engineering and Manufacturing
Blog 
10/5/2015  Post a comment
The transformative nature of designing and making things was the overarching, common theme at separate conferences held in Boston by two giants in the PLM space: Autodesk, with its Accelerate 2015, and Siemens’s Industry Analyst Conference 2015.
6 Tips for Raising a Kid to Love STEM
STEM Connection 
10/2/2015  9 comments
Schools can't be solely responsible if we want our children to be successful in STEM. It has to be a lifestyle.
Manufacturing Is a Dream Come True for Gena Lovett of Boeing
STEM Connection 
10/2/2015  2 comments
In an exclusive interview with Design News, Gena Lovett, VP operations for Boeing, talks about her love and "natural aptitude" for manufacturing.
Will HP's 3D Printing Technology Revolutionize the Industry?
Blog 
10/2/2015  3 comments
HP says its new 3D printing technology will finally deliver manufacturers the same quality as injection molding. Is it achievable?
TI Teams with UMD To Bring Hands-On Learning to First-Year Engineering Students
STEM Connection 
10/1/2015  Post a comment
First-year electrical and computer engineering students at the University of Maryland are getting unique, hands-on experience in a newly opened on-campus laboratory thanks to a partnership between Texas Instruments.
AM Now a Major Strategy in NIST Materials Measurement Plan
Engineering Materials 
9/30/2015  Post a comment
NIST's new five-year strategic plan for its Material Measurement Laboratory lists additive manufacturing materials development as one of the main areas it will support by developing measurements, data, techniques, and models.
5 New Adhesives & Fasteners for Airplanes, Satellites, & Electronics
Engineering Materials 
9/29/2015  Post a comment
Most of the fasteners and adhesives in this slideshow are aimed at aerospace, including aircraft and spacecraft, as well as electronics and electrical applications.
ISO 9001 Revision Puts Risk and Quality Management Closely Together
Blog 
9/26/2015  1 comment
Among the higher-level changes in ISO 9001:2015, there is heightened importance of risk-based thinking. But what about prevention?
ASU To Lead White House-Backed Initiative To Attract Minority Women to STEM
STEM Connection 
9/25/2015  2 comments
The White House Council for Women and Girls has appointed Arizona State University to lead a consortium committed to supporting minority girls and women in STEM fields.
Alcoa Invents 3DP Materials & Processes for Aerospace End-Products
Engineering Materials 
9/25/2015  Post a comment
Alcoa's new $60 million dollar facility has already invented a new hybrid process for metals called Ampliforge.
Mankind's 20 Greatest Inventions — Part 1
Electronics News 
9/24/2015  27 comments
We count down the inventions that have had the greatest impact on our lives.
Lightweighting Metals Institute Looks to Lighten Up Iron and Toughen Up Aluminum
Engineering Materials 
9/24/2015  2 comments
Lighter cast iron and harder die-cast aluminum are goals of the first two technology acceleration projects from the Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow consortium.
Moog Wants to Know If You Have Its Oldest Operating Servo Valve
Blog 
9/24/2015  Post a comment
The Industrial Group of Moog Inc. is holding a contest to find the oldest operating Moog servo valve.
What Industries Are the Highest-Paid Engineers Working In?
Blog 
9/23/2015  4 comments
Take a look at 2015's engineering salaries by discipline and employer, including bottom, middle, and top ranges.
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