Content tagged with Aerospace
posted in November 2011
Aerospace Composites Expert Looks Ahead
11/23/2011  16 comments
Composites have been reducing weight and fuel consumption in commercial aircraft for several decades.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Fly Via Additive Manufacturing
11/17/2011  15 comments
Aerospace applications are the fastest-growing sector for direct laser sintering (DLS).
Slideshow: CAE Goes Mainstream
CAD/CAM Corner 
11/17/2011  14 comments
Computer-aided engineering (CAE) features such as computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and finite element analysis (FEA) are no longer arcane tools just for highly trained specialists. They're becoming accessible to mainstream engineers via inclusion in mainstream CAD programs.
Japan Defense Ministry Spins Flying Spherical Robot
11/11/2011  14 comments
Engineers from Japan's Ministry of Defense demonstrated what they called the "world's first spherical flying machine" at Digital Content Expo 2011.
An Engineer's Alphabet of Thoughts on Design
11/8/2011  17 comments
Duke University engineering professor Henry Petroski offers his unique list of technically oriented A to Z definitions.
Gadget Freak Jr.: Manned Electric Helicopter
Gadget Freak 
11/4/2011  9 comments
It's a bird. It's a plane. No, it's an ultralight helicopter running via DC motors and lithium-ion batteries.
Composites on Boeing 787 Dreamliner Heavily Researched
11/3/2011  11 comments
Much of what's known about the composites used on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner comes from research by the federal government.

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