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Ultrasonic Stir Welding – A New Solid-State Weld Process for Better Weld Quality and Longer Tool Life

Ultrasonic Stir Welding (USW) is a solid state stir welding process, meaning that the weld work piece does not melt during the welding process. The process uses a stir rod to “stir” the plasticized abutting surfaces of two pieces of metallic alloy that forms the weld joint. Because of the independent control of USW process elements, closed-loop temperature control can be integrated into the system so that a constant weld nugget temperature can be maintained during welding.

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Increasing Automotive Safety and Fuel Efficiency through Wireless Tire Pressure Monitoring Sensors

As a leader in the tire pressure monitoring sensor market, Freescale is addressing the combined automotive need for active and predictive safety systems as well as fuel efficiency. During this Webinar, Freescale will present its next-generation solutions' unique capabilities for designers of tire pressure monitoring systems, enabling life-saving safety features and fuel-efficient driving through properly inflated tires.

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PDM Solutions for Small SolidWorks Teams

Product data management (PDM) software can be overkill for small CAD teams. But without PDM you face the risks of losing track of your CAD models, overwriting models, and having users working on the wrong version of a model. So how can your team move from email and FTP to a PDM system that makes sense for SolidWorks users?

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CFD in Multiphysics Analysis

Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is widely used in multiphysics analysis, often as a convective mode for other physics present in a model. In this webinar, we will show you how to apply the capabilities of COMSOL Multiphysics® software to the analysis of laminar, multiphase, and turbulent flows.

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Mahindra Maximizes Engine Cooling System Performance with HyperWorks

An efficient cooling system is of paramount importance in any kind of vehicle, particularly as the engine power increases and the space in the underhood compartment decreases.

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Accurate Finite Element Simulation of Conductors and Coils

Simulation of electromagnetic systems relies on the accurate and efficient representation of electrical conductors and coils. This Webinar reviews the ways conductors and conducting materials can be represented using the industry leading Opera Simulation Software Suite from Cobham. The methods explored include various bulk approximations useful for multi-turn windings and explicit methods for including current redistribution due to proximity, geometry and skin effects. The methods are demonstrated using a variety of examples from the fields of accelerator physics, medical physics and power systems design as well as validation examples from a variety of sources.

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Design Engineer's Guide to Circuit Protection for Critical Applications

Send a text message. Check the appointment calendar on your smartphone. Use the on-board GPS in your car to find your next destination. Flip the switch to turn on your outdoor LED lighting. Don’t think these devices are critical applications? Try living without them. In our daily lives, we’re increasingly dependent upon electronics technologies. Failure is not an option. Whether you develop consumer electronics, LED lighting or automotive electronics, proper circuit protection helps ensure operational reliability and longevity for critical applications.

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