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Momentum, the Magazine for Student Members of SAE International 2010-10-01

2010-10-01
Engineering a turnaround After months of financial turmoil and a scarcity of jobs, new engineers may finally be finding some relief about life after college. Do you have what it takes? When the stress of a school project becomes too much to handle, passion and determination can take you a long way. Bloodhound on the land speed record trail One thousand miles per hour is the ambitious target for Project Bloodhound SSC (super sonic car). A record run is planned for August 2011 at the Hakskeen Pan, in Northern Cape province, South Africa. Where the rubber meets the road and grease meets the fingernails Participants in SAE International's Collegiate Design Series (CDS) generally lack in one significant area: sleep.
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Automotive Engineering International 2010-09-21

2010-09-21
Why Volt? The 2011 Chevrolet Volt is in the vanguard of a new wave of electrified vehicles with the potential to deliver significantly reduced emissions and efficiency. Switched on The currently sparse population of charging stations will grow rapidly over the coming years as multiple EVs begin to enter the market.
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Aerospace Engineering & Manufacturing 2010-09-15

2010-09-15
Powering the future To achieve sales of more than 1000 engines a full two years ahead of the first flight of the aircraft it is being built to power gives an indication ofthe high customer expectations from the most advanced in a long line of engines from Rolls-Royce.
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SAE Off-Highway Engineering 2010-09-09

2010-09-09
DOE advances efficiency in engine development Engineers are advancing the science of Design of Experiments for model-based calibration and control of powertrain systems to meet increasing regulations. reduce cost, and improve effectiveness.
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Aerospace Engineering & Manufacturing 2010-09-08

2010-09-08
The open rotor engine in the 21st century After consideration in the 1980s, the open rotor turbine engine for aircraft is given another chance. Will today's engineering tools make it more viable this time?
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Automotive Engineering International 2010-09-07

2010-09-07
Optimizing the replacement for engine displacement New boosting and fuel-delivery technologies, and even twin-cylinder ICEs, are among the solutions being employed by powertrain engineers aiming for the next round of fuel-consumption and emissions targets. Back to basics Top Toyota executives discuss steps taken to bolster quality control during the development process while still forging ahead with new innovative product. Hyundai builds on success The company and Kia share European technologies and facilities, but they maintain individual model and marque identities as their presence strengthens. Teeming with ideas Automakers and suppliers get together to address consumer-electronics-friendly life cycles.
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Momentum, the Magazine for Student Members of SAE International 2010-09-01

2010-09-01
High-speed education @ formula hybrid event Annual competition provides a hands-on learning experience for undergraduate and graduate engineering students. Body-shaped for supermileage Six different single-occupant vehicles designed and built by teams of collegiate engineering students snared four-digit fuel economy at Eaton Corp.'s Marshall, MI, test track during the 31st annual SAE Supermileage competition in June. Mercedes-AMG goes with the current flow Opening the doors on new technology. First flight approaches for 'disruptive' new UAV engine An earlier iteration of UAS' Nightwind 2 in flight, powered by an off-the-shelf industrial engine. Three resume tips for college grads Employers often hire recent graduates to mold new hires to their own corporate culture and work philosophy, leading some employers to look more for potential than for specific experience.
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SEPT 2010 AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN

2010-09-01
Spotlight on Karl Stracke General Motor's vice president global vehicle engineering talks to Ian Adcock about how GM is revolutionising its engineering strategy Re-engineering the future Ian Adcock goes behind the scenes of Ford's new global platform that will underpin 2.5 million models The connected car Keith Howard investigates the latest trends in internet-enabled infotainment systems
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SAE Off-Highway Engineering 2010-08-26

2010-08-26
Keeping up with the pace of change Test centers are continually upgrading and expanding their facilities and equipment to handle the latest engine and emissions technology.
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Automotive Engineering International 2010-08-17

2010-08-17
The doctors are in Engineering services companies such as Ricardo, FEV, and IAV are on call to help automakers and suppliers overcome the loss of engineers to layoffs as they diagnose and solve weight-reduction and fuel-economy problems.
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Aerospace Engineering & Manufacturing 2010-08-11

2010-08-11
Taking a deeper look at NDT Rapid adoption of composties in aircraft has accelerated the need for newer and faster nondestructive testing methodologies. We look at some of the issues.
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Automotive Engineering International 2010-08-03

2010-08-03
Reality check for electric vehicles A Royal Academy of Engineering panel says that EVs will do for cities and most commutes, but many British motorists will still need plug-in hybrids for longer trips.
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SAE Off-Highway Engineering 2010-08-03

2010-08-03
Executive Viewpoints: Check Corp - Economic trends drive seat heater growth Executive Viewpoints-Vehicle Development Insights from Industry: Driving Factors for Future Innovation - Economic trends drive seat heater growth. Executive Viewpoints: Cummins - Doing more with less Executive Viewpoints-Vehicle Development Insights from Industry: Driving Factors for Future Innovation - Doing more with less. Executive Viewpoints: Dana - Systems integration in the off-highway world Executive Viewpoints-Vehicle Development Insights from Industry: Driving Factors for Future Innovation - Systems intergration in the off-highway world. Executive Viewpoints:Delphi - Making the right connection Executive Viewpoints-Vehicle Development Insights from Industry: Driving Factors for Future Innovation - making the right connection.
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Aerospace Engineering & Manufacturing 2010-07-28

2010-07-28
Inside information on lightweight materials While plenty of engineering effort is being made to change materials on the outside, there is as much going on with aircraft interiors to cut weight.
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SAE Off-Highway Engineering 2010-07-22

2010-07-22
Lightweight, heavy-duty protection Next-generation military ground vehicles are being designed with materials that make them lighter for mobility while stronger to resist explosive impacts.
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