April 20, 1998 Design News
diced & wire bonded
Precise positioning is critical to the efficient manufacture
of ICs. By David J. Bak
a handle on investment casting
Casting process, with roots in China's Shang Dynasty,
solve contemporary engineering problems. By John Lewis
system drives engine-block design
New materials can greatly improve a design, but sometimes
the answer lies in the process. By Anna Allen
for the Hummer
Portable PC-based data acquisition systems helped Hummer
engineers make the military vehicle civilian-proof.
By Laurie Peach
productivity kit: Fluid power
Fluid power applications, problem solving, and products.
By Charles J. Murray
Compact Air Products Inc. lets customers design the
air cylinders they want. By Christine M. Ferrara
Engineers help unlock El Niño's secrets
Cost major issue among auto engineers
Plastics council launches auto center
Auto composites race to the road
A low-cholesterol diet for diesels?
Compressors pressurize air for testing of space shuttle
Being tailgated: not such a drag, after all
Automatic locks safeguard wheelchair occupants
Continued growth predicted for CAD
300-mm wafers ready to roll
Stereolithography brings Orbiter home
Squeakless bearings extend life of heavy-duty doors
CAD by e-mail
U/V filtration pitcher, universal linear luge,
Late developments that shape engineering
Technical news from around the world
Two 'schools' for engineering thought
By Paul E. Teague
Letters to the
Readers state their views
Outsourcing expands company's core competencies
Performance evaluation: a new ball game
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