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Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM)

Stay updated on the latest technical advancements in computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) used throughout industry, NASA, and other research labs.

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Question of the Week: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Could Digital Twins Be Used on ‘Any System?’

An INSIDER story this month highlighted efforts to use sensors to improve the virtual design model known as a digital twin.

Blog: Software
A team of researchers at USC is helping artificial intelligence imagine the unseen.
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: Transportation
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: Software
Learn how to reuse more material without recycling.
Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control
New software being developed at Ohio State University will allow creation of more complex DNA robots, at much faster speeds.
Products: Materials
Vision software, thermal sensors, ceramic pastes, and more.
Application Briefs: Software
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: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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.
Products: Data Acquisition
Tubing plugs, displacement measurements, CAM software, and more.
Articles: Imaging
Standard commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) connectors continue to be a great resource for quick prototypes and reference designs.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
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: 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: Propulsion
This method provides a fast way to assess rocket engine performance in a variety of operating conditions.
Products: Software
Industrial PCs, power modules, processor blades, and more.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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.
Briefs: AR/AI
Manufacturers, medical device companies, and others can use this 3D printing software driven by artificial intelligence (AI).
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Rugged tablets from Teguar Corp. can be used to monitor manufacturing operations.
Blog: Materials
Researchers from the University of Illinois are looking at all the different ways to create a non-pneumatic automotive tire.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Today's advanced smart CNC controls allow manufacturers to optimize the manufacturing process right on the factory floor
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
See how software supported the design of an advanced antenna.
5 Ws: Software
A touch-based display mimics the geometry of 3D objects designed on a computer.

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