Keyword: Optimization

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A new general-purpose optimizer can speed up the design of walking robots, self-driving vehicles, and other autonomous systems.
Briefs: Motion Control
A new study challenges the conventional approach to designing soft robotics and metamaterials by utilizing the power of computer algorithms.
Briefs: AR/AI
The new computer simulation method can equip engineers and doctors with better information.
Briefs: Power
This scalable power processing unit (PPU) is for use with low-power Hall effect thrusters.
Technology Leaders: Communications
Easy-to-use reverberation test systems (RTS) measure the performance of wireless devices and antennas.
Application Briefs: Propulsion
See how COMSOL is supporting upcoming modifications to railway infrastructure in India.
Briefs: Software
The model helps researchers fine-tune battery performance.
Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sensors play a pivotal role in solving critical business challenges.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Applications include aiding patients with impaired hand muscle strength and in manufacturing for operating tools for extended periods of time.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This subsystem is used in free-space optical communications and fiber-optic communications.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The algorithm provides an extra layer of safety and security against hackers of electronic devices.
Briefs: Aerospace
This capability will optimize performance of the vehicle through different phases of flight.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This program generates a mesh that conforms to a complex model without clipping.
Q&A: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Lenan Zhang and his team at MIT developed a small, economical, highly efficient device to provide fresh drinking water using only the Sun for its energy input.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The newest PLCs can directly access Internet resources, much like a mobile device, to obtain information for improving operations.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Anand Gopalan, CEO of Velodyne Lidar, Inc., discusses lidar software for ADAS and autonomous vehicles
Briefs: Motion Control
This framework can be used by commercial and military aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles.
Articles: Software
See how software supported the design of an advanced antenna.
Briefs: Software
System for Incorporating a Physiological Self-Regulation Challenge into Parcourse/Orienteering Type Games and Simulations

Although biofeedback is an effective treatment for various physiological problems and can be used to optimize physiological functioning in many ways, the benefits can only be attained through a number of training sessions,...

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Performance of image sensors for security cameras must be geared to low-light sensitivity, high signal to noise ratio, and high temperature performance. Security image sensors are typically...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

NASA’s Langley Research Center has developed a new aircraft design with the engine nacelle over the wing, improving engine ground clearance and freeing landing gear design. While...

Briefs: Propulsion
Real-Time, Fuel-Optimal, Powered Descent Guidance Using Interpolated Time-of-Flight and Propellant Mass

Soft landing using rockets requires a trajectory to be planned for the lander from rocket ignition — typically several kilometers in altitude and moving at up to 200 m/s — to the point near the surface with near-zero velocity. The exact...

5 Ws: Test & Measurement
Who

The device can optimize treatment of neonatal jaundice, skin diseases, and seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and reduce risk of sunburn and skin cancer.

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Liquid droplets are used in many applications, from printing ink on paper to creating microcapsules for drug delivery. Inkjet printing is the most common technique used...

Articles: Imaging

Machine vision systems have traditionally consisted of stand-alone cameras tethered to PC-based boards or frame grabbers using highspeed interfaces such as Camera Link, CoaXPress and...

Application Briefs: Transportation
Maplesoft
Waterloo, ON, Canada
www.maplesoft.com

The demand for innovation is universal across industries, as new products are required to meet higher performance standards without...

Articles: Motion Control

In today’s fast-paced industrial settings, speed and efficiency are key. Reducing time spent on sourcing, installing, and testing motion control systems can play a big...

Briefs: Medical

An effective, non-invasive way of monitoring blood glucose could help both diabetics and those at risk of developing diabetes make the right choices to either manage the disease well, or reduce their...