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Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE)

New advancements and applications from NASA and other major labs in computer-aided engineering (CAE) is playing key roles in Aerospace manufacturing. Find technical briefs, articles, and white papers on developments in CAE.

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Products: Software
Epoxies, reverse-engineering software, temperature loggers, and more.
Blog: Software
"We could imagine a digital twin of just about any system," says Karen Willcox, director of the Oden Institute.
Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
Vehicle Electrification - July 2021

GM electrifies the new Corvette...a French nanomaterials company aims for a 5-minute EV recharge...Triumph unveils a radical new electric sportbike design. These are just a few of the innovations you'll...

Articles: Materials
Learn how to reuse more material without recycling.
Application Briefs: Motion Control
New online tools — coupled with online libraries of pre-selected and tested component specifications — simplify machine design.
Products: Software
The Agile Engineering Design System® is an integrated suite of software modules for CAE/CAM of turbomachinery.
Products: Software
COMSOL Multiphysics® version 5.6 simulation software features four new products.
Question of the Week: Software
Would You Use 'Tsugite' Software for Woodworking?

A recent INSIDER story highlighted a new tool for architects, furniture-makers, and woodworking beginners. The interactive software from the University of Tokyo, known as "Tsugite," provides milling machine instructions and on-screen design guidance so that users can piece an object together...

Blog: Software
An interactive software being developed at the University of Tokyo allows architects and furniture makers with little experience in woodworking to to design and build structurally sound wood joints.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Standard commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) connectors continue to be a great resource for quick prototypes and reference designs.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Tech Briefs posed questions to machine learning/AI industry execs to get their opinions on platform selection, data interpretation, and more.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Predictive maintenance is poised to become much more widely adopted, and that will help to boost productivity in a time when we really need it.
Articles: Transportation
To achieve vehicle manufacturers’ ambitious goals for electric vehicles, Li-ion batteries need to be improved.
Articles: Software
Digitalization gives product teams a new way of looking at familiar challenges.
Products: Software
Altair released updates to all of its design, simulation, and data analytics software products.
Blog: Design

You can design the best product in the world but what if the parts, assemblies, and sub-components for your idea aren’t there?

Briefs: Software
This method provides a fast way to assess rocket engine performance in a variety of operating conditions.
Products: Data Acquisition
Industrial PCs, power modules, processor blades, and more.
INSIDER: Software

Stanford University researchers created an inverse design codebase called SPINS that can help researchers explore different design methodologies to...

Briefs: Software
This program generates a mesh that conforms to a complex model without clipping.
Blog: Software
To speed up the design process, researchers from the University of Texas are finding more efficient ways to predict, or "learn," a rocket's behavior.
Blog: Software
Researchers from the University of Illinois are looking at all the different ways to create a non-pneumatic automotive tire.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
See how software supported the design of an advanced antenna.
5 Ws: Test & Measurement
A touch-based display mimics the geometry of 3D objects designed on a computer.
INSIDER: Motion Control

MIT and Toyota researchers have designed a new model to help autonomous vehicles determine when it’s safe to merge into traffic at intersections with obstructed views. The model uses its own...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

The days and weeks following a natural disaster are a critical time for residents, emergency response teams, and government entities to recover and rebuild infrastructure....

Products: Test & Measurement
Circular Connectors

Binder USA, Camarillo, CA, introduced the 720 Series of miniature circular connectors with a snap-in IP67 twin distributor. The distributor — a single male connector into two...

Products: Design

nTopology, New York, NY, offers the nTop Platform, a unifying technique for design, simulation, and manufacturing data to be intelligently embedded directly into a part. The approach...

Briefs: Software
Design Software Identifies a Product's Performance Tradeoffs

Designing any product — from complex car parts to wrenches — is a balancing act with conflicting performance tradeoffs. Making something lightweight, for instance, may compromise its durability.

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Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics

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Podcasts: Manufacturing & Prototyping

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Blog: Aerospace

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Blog: RF & Microwave Electronics

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