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White Papers: Automotive
Testing Windshield Glass to Ensure High-Quality Head-up Displays

Automotive head-up displays (HUD) project virtual images onto the windshield that are visualized through the glass at a perceived distance of several meters. This enables...

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Orchestrating Automotive Product Development and Operations

Technological progress is accompanied by change. Organizations must adapt both product development and operational workflows. Having process models, at the level of detail to allow...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Commercial Vehicle Electrification: Batteries or Fuel Cells?

The regulatory climate is increasingly calling for fleets full of zero-emission commercial vehicles in the next couple of decades, which means widescale electrification is coming. As the industry continues R&D efforts to move in this direction, a question arises: Will these...

White Papers: Automotive
Fuel Cell, Battery and Powertrain Test Integration

Our expertise and experience deliver complete test-in-loop-based, future-proofed test environments for OEMs. These range from component to full vehicle integration and validation across a...

Question of the Week: Energy
Will We Ever Charge Our Cars (As We Drive)?

Cornell Engineering Professor Khurram Afridi wants you to be able to power-up your vehicle simply by changing lanes and driving over a charging strip.

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Getting ePowertrain NVH Right the First Time with Simulation-Led Strategies

In this 60-minute Webinar, a transmission and electric powertrain NVH specialist discusses electric vehicle powertrain design challenges and simulation-led approaches to get to the right decisions faster and earlier in the design process.

White Papers: Automotive
Deep Draw Stamping Process

Deep draw stamping is a proven process for the economical production of medium- to high-volume stamped sheet metal parts, requiring specific equipment and engineering expertise, and an understanding of how material...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Engineered Fillers for Vehicle Lightweighting: Doing More With Less

Weight reduction is an ongoing concern in the automotive industry. OEMs are pushing their Tier 1s to reduce the weight of their end products so the weight of the total vehicle is minimized. Lower weight is directly correlated to improved fuel efficiency and range as well...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Managing the Complexity of Sealing Battery Housings in Electric Mobility Applications

As the world of E-mobility continues to rapidly evolve, robust sealing solutions remain critical for high-performance operation and extended service life. One such area where the challenges of sealing involve more than just perimeter length is battery...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Don’t Let the Future of High-Voltage Cables Shock You

Government emission standards have led to the rapid growth of EVs, HEVs, and PHEVs, which in turn has led to a rapid increase in the use of large gauge wires and cables. Harness manufacturers must take care to ensure quality connections in the harsh environments where these cables...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Software Reuse in Automotive Engineering

There are few engineering approaches that have as large an impact on software quality and time to market than engineering for reuse. Most engineers are familiar with reuse from a mechanical platform approach (e.g., Volkswagen's MQB platform).

On-Demand Webinars: RF & Microwave Electronics
Advanced High-Peak-Power Semiconductor Laser Transmitter Solutions for LiDAR

LiDAR for high-level autonomous driving is quickly progressing into mass deployment for everyday use. Several new car models announced for 2021-2022 launch will be equipped with the latest LiDAR technology, signaling an incoming wave of LiDAR commercialization....

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
The Role of Multi-Angle Spectrophotometers in Color Measurement

With the sophistication of new pearlescent and metallic automotive paints and coatings, it has become more difficult than ever to quantify color, especially on a curved surface. This 30-minute Webinar examines how to meet the challenges of measuring metallic and pearlescent...

Articles: Software
CEO Keith Moore tells Tech Briefs about the unique challenges facing testing engineers in aerospace.
On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Thermoplastic Solutions to Address Trends and Needs in Automotive Exterior and Interior Trim

Vehicles are changing in response to trends, new requirements, and increasingly complex designs. In this 30-minute Webinar, interior and exterior trim applications are the focus. How can engineering thermoplastic technologies help meet changing...

White Papers: Automotive
Fused AEB With Thermal Can Save Lives

For several years, Teledyne FLIR (formerly FLIR Systems Inc.) has been working with auto manufacturers and Tier 1 suppliers to assist in the development of cutting-edge ADAS and AV Systems with thermal...

White Papers: Transportation
Achieving a High Quality Automotive Exterior Finish

Car exterior appearance is one of the decisive factors to value the car model. The human eye is sensitive to color differences in adjacent parts such as car body to doors, bumpers, and...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Future Automotive HPC Architecture and Elements for Success

High-performance computing (HPC) architectures are the key to creating next-generation vehicles – provided you understand their unique implementation challenges.

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Best Signal and Interconnect Technologies for ADAS/EV Infotainment Systems

This 60-minute Webinar provides an overview of electronic and electrical trends under way in vehicle safety and control systems including ADAS and vehicle electrification – trends that are driving changes in vehicles ranging from passenger cars to on- and...

Briefs: Materials
Applications include manufacturing structural components for aerospace vehicles, cars, trucks, trains, ships, and submarines.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A low-cost, dynamically controlled surface for 3D printers reduces waste and saves time.
Products: Test & Measurement
Automotive camera monitors, curved CMOS sensors, fiber lasers, and more.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
A new generation of lithium-ion batteries is poised to improve electric vehicle range and affordability.
Briefs: Automotive
The membrane prevents dendrite formation, at least doubling the lifetime of a lithium-metal battery.
Articles: Energy
Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists have identified the primary cause of failure in a state-of-the-art lithium-metal battery.
Articles: Transportation
The Battery Show North America is a forum for advanced battery technology for electric and hybrid vehicles, utility and renewable energy support, portable electronics, medical technology, military, and telecommunications.
Articles: Test & Measurement
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...

Facility Focus: Wearables
Learn about the batteries, skin sensors, flexible antennas, and other cutting-edge research coming from Penn State Engineering.

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