August 1, 2017 Tech Briefs - August 2017 - Vol. 41 No. 8 Here are links to this issue's Features, Tech Briefs, Products and more. You can download the complete issue, LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Don't have an account? Sign up here. Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Inside this issue Supplements Features Application Briefs Ensuring Part Quality in Industrial Metal Additive Manufacturing Articles Products of Tomorrow: August 2017 Using Formal Methods for Engineering Embedded Systems Q&A Q&A: aBeam Technologies' Dr. Keiko Munechika Offers New Ideas in Nano-Optics Facility Focus Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency NASA Spinoff Micromachined Sensors Monitor Train Rails and Predict Failures Tech Briefs Manufacturing & Prototyping Conductive Particle Assembly Enables Creation of Two-Dimensional Electronic Circuits Using Microwaves to Produce High-Quality Graphene 3D-Printed Heart-on-a-Chip with Integrated Sensors Robotic System for 3D-Printing the Basic Structure of an Entire Building Method of Manufacturing Convective Accelerometers 4D Printing of Load-Bearing and Predictable Structures Improved Two-Step Replication Process for Producing Precision Optical Mirrors Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) Coating of High-Precision Components Produced by Selective Laser Melting (SLM) Software High-Speed Network Protocol for Faster, More Reliable Emergency Response Custom Administration Reporting (gTracker) PathDroid Enterprise Business Information System (EBIS) Data Warehouse Quality Inspector Network Geolocation Technology Multi-Dimensional Information Visualization Software PLOT3D 4.1 Mechanics & Machinery Omni Jaw 5™ Powered Protrusion Cutter Water-Saving Firefighting Nozzle Sandia Cooler Ruck Dock Load Carriage Connector System Reducing Inaccuracies in Force/Haptic Feedback Systems Sensors/Data Acquisition Low-Cost Chip Extends Life of Battery Sensors Wireless Tamper Detection Sensor and Sensing System Intelligent Displacement Sensor Deployment Using MTConnect Protocol over Ethernet RFID System for Management of High-Risk Materials Wireless Damage Location Sensing System Structural Health Monitoring System/Method Using Electroactive Polymer Fibers Imaging Linear Fresnel Spectrometer Chip with Gradient Line Grating Machine Vision System Lock-In Imaging System for Detecting Disturbances in Fluid Curved Sensor Improves Image Quality Captured with Digital Cameras Algorithm Enables Five-Dimensional Imaging in Living Organisms Environment Process Produces Renewable Car Tires from Trees and Grasses Flood Dashboard 2.0 Ammonia Recovery System for Wastewater Electrochemical Method for Removing Pollutants from Water Products Product of the Month: August 2017 Motion Design LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Briefs Soft Robot “Walks” on Any Terrain High-Temperature Actuators Bend as They “Breathe” 3D-Printed Tensegrity Object Can Change Shape Flat, Triangular Modules Connect to Form Origami Robot Straws Help Create Simple Robot Joints Articles Reduce Compressed Air Costs with Proper Air Cylinder Sizing Energy Management Through Direct Drive Servo Technology Smart Actuators Add Brains to Automation Brawn Eliminate Interference from Converter Output Products New Products: August 2017 Motion Design View the discussion thread.