LMS International, the makers of Virtual.Lab, has announced its newest version—the Rev 4 Virtual.Lab. This latest installment offers an integrated software suite to simulate the performance of mechanical systems with attributes such as structural integrity, comfort, sound quality system dynamics, handling, and durability. Rev4 also lets users modify existing Finite Element models. Visit www.lmsvirtuallab.com for more info.
A simple new chemical method for repairing and recycling notoriously difficult carbon fiber composites has been developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research. An entire component can be completely recycled, including reclaiming its expensive carbon fibers for reuse.
In today’s connected world we are seeing the beginning of connected homes, smart grids, self-driving automobiles, drones, and many other amazing devices. Out of all the soon-to-be connected devices, which device poses the greatest dangerous to its users and society?
There is a new cooperation between the Industrial Internet Consortium and Plattform Industrie 4.0 to explore the potential alignment of their two architecture efforts: the Reference Architecture Model for Industrie 4.0 (RAMI4.0) and the Industrial Internet Reference Architecture (IIRA).
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