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White Papers : Medical
How the Aerospace and Defense Industry is Taking-Off with Pervasive Engineering Simulation

The aerospace & defense industry is demanding more fuel efficient and environmentally friendly aircraft that keep passengers safe and comfortable. The defense sector must deliver the technological edge to the warfighter and ISR drones as quickly and...

News : Automotive
Sound-Off: How Does Connectivity Improve Vehicle Design?

Vehicle connectivity enables suppliers and manufacturers to gather new kinds of customer-specific information. See how automotive OEMs — and construction equipment makers like Caterpillar — use connected data systems and sensors to identify product flaws and improve future design...

White Papers : Aerospace
Personalized Healthcare Calls for Innovative Wearables and Medical Devices

Because the world population is aging, chronic diseases are on the rise and healthcare costs are reaching unsustainable heights, it is essential to detect pathologies early. The Internet of Things (IoT) is now poised to transform the healthcare industry by providing...

White Papers : Defense
How the Automotive and Ground Transportation Industry is Accelerating with Pervasive Engineering Simulation

Consumers are demanding efficient, reliable, safe, environmentally friendly, smarter, connected and increasingly autonomous vehicles. Regulators continue to demand improvements in safety and emissions. The automotive industry must deliver...

White Papers : Automotive
Overcome Connected Car Design and Test Challenges

Today, radar systems, such as adaptive cruise control, stop-and-go, blind spot detection, lane change assist, and rear crash warning, are being developed and integrated into automobiles to reduce possible collisions and prevent human casualties. Engineers are choosing the SystemVue Scenario...

Question of the Week : Automotive
Will the "ifbattery" catch on?

A new story on TechBriefs.com this week featured an interview with Purdue University's John Cushman. The professor's "ifbattery" system may someday allow drivers to recharge their cars as quickly and easily as filling up a gas tank. What do you think? Will the "ifbattery" catch on?

News : Automotive
‘Instantly Rechargeable’ Battery Drives New Electric Car Possibilities

A new battery system may someday allow drivers to recharge their cars as quickly and easily as filling up a gas tank.

News : Automotive
Sound-Off: Will Vehicles Go from Metal to Plastic?

A reader asks: "In the next 5 years, which areas of the vehicle will see a conversion from metal to plastic?" Tech Briefs invites you to share your thoughts and “Sound Off!”

News : Automotive
Sound-Off: How Do You Secure the ‘Connected’ Car?

What are the best ways to detect and prevent cyberattacks on today's 'connected' cars? Share your thoughts and "Sound Off!"

On-Demand Webinars : Automotive
Inside the Cockpit: How TE brings Fighter Jet Technology to Race Cars

Racing cars are a really tough environment. A racing car that’s comfortable for the driver is a slow car, so niceties like suspension travel get sacrificed for speed. However, that means all the other parts on the car have to withstand this environment. As weight is a...

White Papers : Materials
A New Path for Lamination Adhesives: Leaping Time Barriers and Erasing Steps

Automotive manufacturers, particularly in North America, primarily use two-component waterborne, reactive hot-melt, and solvent-borne adhesives for laminating thermoplastic olefin, polyvinyl chloride and leather skins to polyethylene and polypropylene foams — for...

White Papers : Electronics & Computers
Architectures for Implementing a Hardware-in-the-Loop System

Safety, availability, or cost considerations can make it impractical to perform all the necessary tests with the complete embedded control system. Using hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) simulation, you can simulate the parts of the system that pose these challenges. By thoroughly testing the...

On-Demand Webinars : Materials
Enhanced Tailpipe, Material Emission, and Leak Analysis with SIFT-MS

Regulators and consumers demand increasingly lower levels of gaseous emissions from diverse automotive and aerospace sources, such as combustion exhaust, component emissions, and leakage. Emission compositions vary widely between sources but frequently consist of both volatile...

White Papers : Automotive
The Lubricant Test Drive: How Lube Selection Can Improve Auto Performance in Extreme Underhood and Interior Applications

Faced with harsher environments and a wide range of automotive lubrication options, finding a lasting lubricant solution has become increasingly difficult. But solutions do exist.

White Papers : Materials
Driving Auto Performance Through Lubricant Selection: How Lubricants Can Reduce Component Failures and Extend Vehicle Life

Lubricant selection may be the answer. As automotive environments become increasingly extreme, finding a lubricant that can withstand the rising temperatures and harsh conditions over an extended period is critical to...

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