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2010-03-24
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Machine programming investigates a new STEP While the machining industry has adapted to the 50-year-old standard for CNC machine language commonly known as G-Code, a community of engineers has worked on a replacement, the STEP AP238 protocol known as STEP-NC. Is the machining world ready for it?
2010-03-17
Magazine
Onboard connectivity Development of high-throughput technologies facilities next-generation passenger connectivity for phones and computers.
2010-03-16
Magazine
Engineering is art At Audi, design and engineering work together to create vehicles that meld aesthetics with physical necessity.
2010-03-11
Magazine
Applying emissions control strategies MTU Detroit Diesel comes clean about what it feels is its best path to Tier 4 Interim off-highway emissions compliance.
2010-03-10
Magazine
CAM's converging byways "Art to part" is an ancient catchphrase. But it's taking on new dimensions with advances in machine controllers, inter-machine communications, and design approaches.
2010-03-03
Magazine
Advances in out-of-autoclave As carbon-fiber composites continue to gain weight share on modern aircraft, reducing the need for autoclave cures becomes more important.
2010-03-02
Magazine
Focused on fuel economy Optimizing vehicle fuel efficiency takes a combination of engineering solutions and driver behavior. In part one of his two-part series, AEI examines the technologies being employed. Part two, coming in the April 6 print edition, discusses drivers' impact on higher mpg. Sound engineering Engineers using advanced tools create the sound of today's vehicles. Collaboration, innovation on the agenda The SAE 2010 World Congress, with the theme "Ecollaboration: engage. exchange. excel," will be held April 13-15, 2010, at Cobo Center in Detroit, MI. With this theme, host company Ford is calling for collaboration as a way to develop innovative solutions to overcome economic and environmental challenges. Speaking of controls Voice recognition has made big strides, but intergrating it into a seamless human-machine interface is a huge challenge.
2010-03-01
Magazine
Risk, adventure, and learning from the past The Cal Poly 2009 Formula hybrid car with the funny wheels took first place in the "Hybrid in Progress" category. North American international auto show concepts The most significant vehicles features either full- or hybrid-electric powertrains, signaling the industry's intent to further electrify the new car world. Collaboration, innovation on agenda SAE 2010 World Congress to offer more focused technology and cost-saving solutions.
2010-03-01
Magazine
Jaguar's green technology Jaguar is synonymous with sporting elegance and refinement-and now also high tech materials and green endeavour. Ian Adcock gets the inside story from the all new XJ's engineering design team Spotlight on Phil Hodgkinson Phil Hodgkinson talks with Ian Adcock about Jaguar Land Rover's future engineering strategy EcoBoost set to cut fuel consumption by 20% Ford's EcoBoost is about more than cutting engine capacity and adding direct injection, turbocharging and twin variable camshafts. Automotive Design reveals the technology behind the headlines
2010-02-25
Magazine
Metering hydraulic characteristics Multidimensional simulation is increasingly applied to the investigation of the fluid dynamics behavior of hydraulic components.
2010-02-24
Magazine
A test of character The nondestructive test market is maturing, with advanced scanning techniques and analysis methods being used extensively.
2010-02-17
Magazine
Airframers at the crossroads Aerospace manufacturers must face up to recession challenges while investigating in new technologies.
2010-02-16
Magazine
Foreign relations: US F1 A team based in the heart of America's NASCAR country takes on the world of Formula One. Energizing materials Materials science and engineering will continue to play a major role in realizing new energy opportunities.
2010-02-10
Magazine
Energizing materials Materials science and engineering will continue to play a major role in realizing new energy opportunities.
2010-02-03
Magazine
Checking on safety As safety moves into the spotlight, many diagnostic techniques ensure that all the elements work reliably. Going green, quietly The emphasis on reduced emissions is not about to affect teh attention given to the desired levels of comfort and refinement in vehicles.
2010-02-02
Magazine
Multiple cores bring multiple challenges Rapid adoption of dual-core processors requires change in areas such as software, hardware, power consumption, and heat dissipation. All the weight down New models may be larger than the vehicles they replace, but automakers are combating potential weight gains by turning to clever aluminum and carbon-fiber structures.
2010-02-01
Magazine
Giving the blind the freedom to drive A Virginia Tech student team answers a call to action by the National Federation of the Blind's Jernigan Institute. 'Ultimate Youthmobile' of 2030 At the 2009 LA Auto Show, California designers envision the future. BMW's six-cylinder motorcycle Concept points to possible production bike. Modeling and simulation put emphasis on early planning The shift to model-based design and simulation is changing the way aircraft are designed, shifting the focus to the early phases of development. Early planning is critical for success, as is establishing techniques that ensure that files move freely between various work teams.
2010-01-28
Magazine
For operators, a more quiet day at the office New materials that reduce weight and new strategies that control vibrations are finding their way into heavy equipment. The result is a bit more agility and efficiency.
2010-01-27
Magazine
In the beginning... Modeling and simulation put emphasis on early planning.
2010-01-20
Magazine
The present and future of robotics Aerospace manufacturers make room for robots on the assembly line.
2010-01-19
Magazine
Top new engines AEI editors highlight the most significant powerplants of the new year and beyond. Ferrari V8 The new 4.5-L engine for the 458 Italia challenges turbo units on power and specific output. Ford V6 Significant changes to the Duratec 37 for the 2011 Mustang result in Camaro-beating power with 30-mpg efficiency. Hyundai 2.4 Theta II GDI The company revs output of its four-cylinder family with its first application of gasoline direct injection. Porsche Turbo flat six Direct injection and special dry-sump lubrication boost power and torque of the latest 911 Turbo powerhouse. Toyota V10 Nine years in development by Toyota and Yamaha, the 9000-rpm engine for Lexus' new LFA supercar boasts an abundance of titanium and a unique counterbalancer system.
2010-01-14
Magazine
Software takes center stage Programs for hydraulics must combine reliability and flexibility. Technical Innovations Carraro launches concept variable transmission transaxle. Original Eqipment Case CE says new crawler dozer offers big performance, not weight.
2010-01-13
Magazine
Well sealed in flight The introduction of fly-by-wire and electrohydraostatic actuators has changed the design of hydraulic flight controls.
2010-01-05
Magazine
Optimizing ICEs for hybridization Automakers and powertrain R&D specialists are developing combustion engines specifically for series-hybrid, EREV, and PHEV applications. Top engineers explain the opportunities involved. Consolidation in radios creates fragmentation As radio head units begin handling more functions, the hardware that handles these tasks is being scattered throughout the vehicle.
2009-12-23
Magazine
Optimizing components for greener combustion Research agencies and engine manufacturers around the world tackle combustion with new materials, configurations, and fuels.
2009-12-09
Magazine
Linking design and manufacturing Design, manufacturing forge tighter links with help from emerging development tools.