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Upcoming Webinars: Software
FACE 3.1 Enhancements: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

The Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™) approach is a government-and-industry-developed software standard and business strategy. It satisfies the DoD Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) principles with the aim of enabling the reuse of capability-based software components...

White Papers: Software
Smarter Products Need Smarter Development

As demand for connected products grows, the pressure to quickly create and launch innovative digital products also increases. To get an idea of how modern manufacturing organizations are adapting to...

Special Reports: Software
Medical Manufacturing & Outsourcing - November 2021

In this new report from the editors of Medical Design Briefs and Tech Briefs magazines, discover how the latest advances in 3D printing, machining, molding and more are changing the way...

White Papers: Design
Going Up the Value Chain

It’s time to leverage Industry 4.0 technologies and upgrade from manually intensive CAD-based drawing packages to true computer-aided engineering (CAE) software. Experience the benefits of a simplified design...

On-Demand Webinars: Software
Getting Started with Multiphysics Simulation in the Cloud with SimScale

Engineering simulation has traditionally been a tool reserved for large organizations. Technical and economic access barriers have prevented design teams from leaning more on simulation to drive their daily design decisions. In this 30-minute Webinar, you will see...

On-Demand Webinars: Software
Developing Multipoint FMEAs

An FMEA (failure mode effects analysis) traditionally incorporates only single-point faults. This 30-minute Webinar examines functional safety FMEA with multipoint faults. By constructing an FMEA using requirements from system, hardware, and software development, it’s possible to link the FMEA with the FMEDA...

White Papers: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
How to Address Future Obsolescence in Embedded Computer Systems

Safeguarding the future of any program that includes embedded single board computers in terms of its long-term viability is typically front and center of the program manager’s...

Articles: AR/AI

To find out about the impact of 5G mobile broadband service on the IoT/IIoT, I interviewed Jai Suri, Vice President, IoT and Blockchain Applications Development, Oracle, and Mike Anderson, Embedded Systems...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Modern PLCs now include IT-capable software and communications protocols, empowering users to easily access edge-sourced data and integrate it with the enterprise.
Briefs: Communications
New Variables for Iterative Transform Phase Retrieval
This approach provides a more general framework for performing Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT) calculations.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The model helps researchers fine-tune battery performance.
Briefs: Software
This evaluation tool for low-altitude air traffic operations can be used by the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industry.
Products: Test & Measurement
Laser-distance sensors, light monitoring, flow meters, and more.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
The global interoperability standard supports manufacturing and manufacturing DX (digital transformation) in the digital era.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Drive and control platforms provide the vital protection of people and machines in automated manufacturing efforts.
Application Briefs: Propulsion
See how COMSOL is supporting upcoming modifications to railway infrastructure in India.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A tiny investment in system capital expenditures can lead to huge rewards in reduced capital and operating expenses.
Briefs: Motion Control
In a collapsed building or on rough terrain, a robot could balance itself and move forward with just its feet.
Briefs: Software
Artificial intelligence helps train robots to work together to move an object around two obstacles and through a narrow door in computer simulations.
Blog: Transportation
A reader asks an industry expert from IBM: How is feature-based modeling better than a bill of materials?
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
CEO Keith Moore tells Tech Briefs about the unique challenges facing testing engineers in aerospace.
Technology Leaders: Data Acquisition
Learn different strategies for addressing outdated avionics, like adding in commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Interstellar used Dassault’s 3DEXPERIENCE platform on the cloud to design and develop its first prototype: BioPod.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Power distribution units, pressure sensors, connector straps, and more.
Articles: Software
Tech Briefs asked 5 execs: What should a user consider before moving to the cloud?
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists have identified the primary cause of failure in a state-of-the-art lithium-metal battery.
Articles: Energy
An R&D project indirectly leads to potentially greater power density, EV range, and battery life.
Special Reports: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Test & Measurement - September 2021

An automated CT system “sees” deep inside electronics to spot hidden defects...a NASA moon mission spinoff now monitors forest fire emissions...a novel way to test bonded structures in critical...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The wearable antenna bends, stretches, and compresses without compromising function.

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