Sounds like a tricky process, but one well worth the time and money devoted to this research. Given the amount of composite materials used in the Dreamliner, this seems like it should be a priority regardless of expense or complications. I would also think that in light of the cost of composite manufacturing, it would also make sense to have some sort of long-term vision around sustainability for both environmental good and ROI.
Engineers at Fuel Cell Energy have found a way to take advantage of a side reaction, unique to their carbonate fuel cell that has nothing to do with energy production, as a potential, cost-effective solution to capturing carbon from fossil fuel power plants.
To get to a trillion sensors in the IoT that we all look forward to, there are many challenges to commercialization that still remain, including interoperability, the lack of standards, and the issue of security, to name a few.
This is part one of an article discussing the University of Washington’s nationally ranked FSAE electric car (eCar) and combustible car (cCar). Stay tuned for part two, tomorrow, which will discuss the four unique PCBs used in both the eCar and cCars.
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