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White Papers: Automotive
Controlling Loading Dynamics in Chassis Bolted Connections Through Friction Increase

With the trend towards electrification, vehicle chassis designs are evolving. The number of vehicle variants (ICE, hybrid, BEV) for a like model are...

On-Demand Webinars: Materials

Highly toughened, expandable structural adhesives reliably join gaps while adding strength and rigidity to body-in-white structures,...

On-Demand Webinars: Materials

With today’s new high-performance coatings, obtaining a high-quality finish is even more important. Modern high-performance, inline, car body surface inspection technology can bring users...

On-Demand Webinars: Manned Systems

As off-road and highway vehicles become smarter and aspire to reduce environmental impact, the complexity of on-board systems continues...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive

Noise and emissions limits, particularly in urban settings, make battery-electric construction vehicles an attractive option. This is especially true as equipment...

On-Demand Webinars: Unmanned Systems

ADAS/AV data systems face three important challenges: movement and management of terabytes to exabytes of data; massively parallel, complex data streams, including images,...

White Papers: Automotive
How to Check and Quantify the Five Deadly Problems

This paper begins by reviewing the current research on aeration within the lubrication context. A solid understanding of the symptoms and effects of aeration are required to build an...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
On-Demand Webinars: Automotive

In the electrification era, thermal management system design requires a complex approach to ensure vehicle performance and customer satisfaction. System...

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White Papers: Automotive
Assessing the Accuracy of a Miniature INS/GNSS in Different Automotive Environments

SBG Systems’ Ellipse-D 3rd Generation has been put to the test. The performance of the Ellipse-D miniature INS/GNSS was assessed in automotive applications...

White Papers: Automotive
Mastering Tolerances for Machined Parts

Mastering CNC tolerances can be challenging, even for experienced engineers, designers, and machinists. Are general tolerances good enough? When does it make sense to call out for tighter tolerances?...

White Papers: Software
Free White Paper: Multicore MCUs by AUTOSAR Comms Stack Distribution

For many decades, the software development in the area of mainstream computing enjoyed a free lunch profiting from the exponential growth of transistor densities and...

White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
Understanding Aeration

There are five major problems associated with aerated oil that can be deadly to hydraulic systems. Depending on the design of a hydraulic tank, the application and aeration severity, it is possible that all of these...

Special Reports: Internet of Things
Power Electronics - August 2022

This compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Aerospace & Defense Technology looks at the latest advances in power electronics and energy storage for a range of applications...

Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The moving assembly line remains an integral piece of most automobile manufacturing.
Blog: AR/AI
A designer’s job gets much more complicated when artificial intelligence is part of the system.
On-Demand Webinars: Automotive

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The components that make up electric vehicle (EV) propulsion systems are critical to overall vehicle performance and efficiency. This 60-minute Webinar...

INSIDER: Unmanned Systems

An autonomous spacecraft exploring the far-flung regions of the universe descends through the atmosphere of a remote exoplanet. The vehicle, and the researchers who programmed...

Tech Talks: Power

Various design trends and engineering challenges are driving interest in new and effective bonding solutions for EV battery pack materials. These solutions...

White Papers: Automotive
Solving the Connection Challenges of EV Electrification

Discover how the automotive industry is using zonal architecture and next generation electromechanical components to address increasing power and signal rates while maintaining safety...

White Papers: Materials
Engineering in Zinc, Today’s Answer

Zinc die-casting alloys have a unique blend of Precision, Performance and Price characteristics. These components can be cast stronger, with higher tolerances with net-shape casting capability, at lower...

Special Reports: Power
Vehicle Electrification - July 2022

Innovation is happening at a rapid pace in the e-mobility space. Read this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Automotive Engineering and Truck & Off-Highway Engineering to learn about...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University took an all-terrain vehicle on wild rides through tall grass, loose gravel, and mud to gather data about how the ATV...

White Papers: Transportation
EV Battery Emulators Provide Realistic Conditions for Fast, Accurate Test Results

The battery is critical for all systems of an electric vehicle (EV) to function properly, but testing each component with a real battery can be impractical,...

On-Demand Webinars: Transportation

Standards such as ISO 26262 define strict requirements, processes, and methods that all stakeholders – IP vendors, sub-system developers, and semiconductor...

On-Demand Webinars: Transportation

Transportation is the world’s fastest growing source of energy-related carbon emissions, accounting for 17 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions in 2021. A new generation of...

White Papers: Energy
Driving the Future of E-Mobility with Power Conversion and Battery Testing

The electric vehicle (EV) technology ecosystem is gaining momentum as automakers begin investing in technologies that will move the sector forward. Consumer concern...

On-Demand Webinars: Test & Measurement

Electric vehicles (EVs) are driving the future of the automotive industry. Success in this fast-paced, high-voltage, high-power transition to EVs requires readily...

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