ANSYS 5.5 CAE software from ANSYS Europe features surface-to-surface contact, flexible-to-flexible contact, self-contacting surfaces, friction and frictionless surfaces, and topological optimization. The quadrilateral morphing surface mesher is an automatic, general-surface mesher for both 2D and 3D surfaces.
SolidParts 1.0 fastener library from SolidPartners isfor SolidWorks CAD users and includes 7,000 configurations of more than 40 standard screws, PEMs, nuts, washers, and holes. The library allows the user to insert a fastener by simply dragging and dropping the desired fastener from the feature palette, and then selecting the configuration on the Configurations tab. All of the library's parts and features are modeled in standard U.S. and metric sizes.
TrendWorXTM32 SQL from ICONICS Inc. is an OLE for Process Control (OPC)-compliant historical data access trending and data historian software product for the process control industry. The software logs and queries data directly to and from native Microsoft SQL Server® databases. In addition, Trend WorX32 SQL includes Microsoft Visual Basic® for Applications (VBA).
ComLinkTM Version 2.0 from Performance Technologies Inc. is a Wide Area Networking (WAN) communications software module the module facilitates a transparent, Plug 'n Play® link between the company's high-performance WAN synchronous communications controllers and SunLink®, a comprehensive suite of WAN communications protocols.
The 100% solar-powered airplane Solar Impulse 2 is prepping for its upcoming flight, becoming the first plane to fly around the world without using fuel. It's able to do so because of above-average performance by all of the technologies that go into it, especially materials.
With major product releases coming from big names like Sony, Microsoft, and Samsung, and big investments by companies like Facebook, 2015 could be the year that virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) finally pop. Here's take a look back at some of the technologies that got us here (for better and worse).
Good engineering designs are those that work in the real world; bad designs are those that don’t. If we agree to set our egos aside and let the real world be our guide, we can resolve nearly any disagreement.
The Industrial Internet of Things is bringing a previously reluctant process industry into the wireless fold. The ability to connect smart sensors to the Internet has spiked the demand for wireless devices in process manufacturing, according to the new study from ARC Advisory Group.
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