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NASA Spinoff: Aerospace

Born out of a desire for aircraft to be able to take off and land capably at airports with shorter runways to alleviate congestion at the major hubs, the circulation control wing...

Briefs: Materials

Shape memory alloys (SMAs), sometimes known as “smart metals,” provide a lightweight, solid-state alternative to conventional actuators and switches, such as...

Articles: Software

Automotive design is going through one of its most profound changes since the gasoline engine eclipsed steam power. Fuel prices and growing environmental concerns have...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Advanced Active-Magnetic-Bearing Thrust-Measurement System

An advanced thrust-measurement system utilizes active magnetic bearings to both (1) levitate a floating frame in all six degrees of freedom and (2) measure the levitation forces between the floating frame and a grounded frame. This system was developed for original use in measuring the...

Briefs: Medical

A proposed special-purpose infrared imaging system would be a compact, portable, less-expensive alternative to functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) systems heretofore used to study...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Mathematical models to approximate the dynamics of aircraft are often generated by considering aircraft structures to be rigid bodies. These models may be unsuitable for evaluating...

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Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Machine Condition Monitoring Keeps a Factory Running

NASA Spinoff: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Nanotechnology Repairs Engine Damage in Cars

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Tool for Inspecting Alignment of Twinaxial Connectors

Articles: Data Acquisition

Multifunctional, Integrated, Photonic Lab-on-a-Chip for Astronaut Health...

Q&A: Green Design & Manufacturing

Q&A: Plastics Could See Second Life as Biodegradable Surfactants

Podcasts: Data Acquisition

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