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Electronics & Computers

CES 2024: Magna Puts Multiple Innovations in New, More Efficient 800v E-Motor

Ahead of its press conference this week at CES in Las Vegas, Magna International showed journalists a brand new 800-volt e-drive motor that it said sets new...

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Power

Balancing the ‘Dominos’ in EV Thermal Management

Electric vehicle thermal management requires OEMs and suppliers to control many variables that potentially create excessive heat. Designing thermal-management systems (TMS) to...

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Technical Innovation
Electronics & Computers

Yanmar, ELEO Announce Electrification Strategy for Off-Highway Sector

Yanmar announced its strategy for electrification of future off-road powertrain offerings at the Bauma 2022 conference in late October. During a presentation, Yanmar...

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Manned Systems

Electric Radiant Heat for EV Cabin Comfort

Vehicle OEMs have been steadily increasing the range of their electric vehicles (EV) and plug-in hybrids (PHEV), but the ranges they claim publicly are in ideal thermal conditions. Now comes...

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Power

Thermal Challenges of Electric Commercial Vehicles

Vehicle electrification poses new challenges for thermal management, driving development of new systems and components specific to battery and fuel-cell electric vehicles (EVs). Key...

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Transportation

An Immersive Solution for Thermally Safer EV Batteries

An R&D project indirectly leads to potentially greater power density, EV range, and battery life.

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Aerospace

Thermal Management Techniques in Avionics Cooling

Innovation is carrying airborne technologies farther and higher than ever before, and avionic cooling practices have had to evolve to keep up.

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Energy

Mahle’s Hydrogen Focus Spans Fuel Cells, ICEs

Hydrogen fuel cell (HFC) technology is gaining momentum in the mobility sector, with substantial volume expected by 2025 to 2030, according to Dr. Marco Warth, director of corporate...

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Power

Getting to the ‘Core’ of AV Thermal Management

The universal understanding of autonomous vehicle (AV) safety is one of the most critical keys to broad adoption of self-driving technology. For AVs, what is “safe enough?” This...

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Energy

Inside GM’s Expanded Electric-Vehicle Battery Lab

General Motors aims to sell more than one million electric vehicles (EVs) annually in North America and China by mid-decade. The pathway to success leads directly through the...

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Technical Innovation
Connectivity

Isuzu Simplifies Fuel Changeovers

Isuzu is making it easier for equipment owners to switch fuels from natural gas to liquid propane, letting users switch by merely sending a signal to the engine. Released in October 2019, the dual-fuel...

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Technical Innovation
Electronics & Computers

Achieving Better Power Management by Optimizing Thermal Management

Four primary power transmission subsystems work together in a wheel loader: the transmission system, the work functions system, the steering system, and the thermal...

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Energy

Tackling the Thermal Challenges of Battery EVs

The falling cost of natural gas and its increasing use for electricity generation has helped build the environmental appeal of battery electric vehicles. BEV advocates point to the 95%...

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Power

Air- or Water-Cooling Resistors for EVs: The Case for H2O

The choice between water cooling and air cooling for internal-combustion engines was for decades a very real debate in the auto industry, with Volkswagen and Porsche for years...

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Software

Detecting Battery Leaks at Production Speeds

Inficon has launched what it said is an industry-first, robotic-compatible leak-detection system that can use either helium or hydrogen-forming gas to ferret out minuscule cracks in the...

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Electronics & Computers

Communications Electronics Cooling Systems

Aspen Systems
Marlborough, MA
508-281-5322
www.apspensystems.com

Aspen Systems are supplying Environmental Control Units (ECU’s) for critical communications electronics cooling...

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Aerospace

UGVs — On the Cutting Edge of Thermal Management

Thermal management of unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) is more complex than other electronic equipment because they have to operate in harsh environments such as humid tropical rainforests or...

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Aerospace

Dry Drilling Composites Using Carbon Dioxide Cooling

The ground vehicle and aerospace industries use carbonfiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) because it is more durable and lighter than other materials. CFRP is used in components such...

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Weapons Systems

Submersion and Directed Flow Cooling Technology for Military Applications

As the US military shifts from boots on the ground to drones in the sky, there will be an increasing need for computing power on foreign soil, under the sea and in the...

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Defense

Pumped Two-Phase Cooling for Thermal Management of High Heat Flux Electronics

Pumped two-phase cooling provides a compact, low pumping power option for thermal management in high heat flux applications (300-500W/cm2). Compared to...

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Electronics & Computers

Two-Phase Electronics Cooling for Vehicle Applications

Replacing many of the traditional mechanical power and control systems with electronic equivalents will enable significant improvements by reducing weight, lowering fuel usage,...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Film Cooling Using Pulsed Coolant

Turbine engine designers routinely use film cooling to cool engine components in the hot-gas flow-path. Film cooling is the process of injecting coolant fluid at one or more discrete locations along a...

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Materials

Dielectric Coolants

The Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) is the Department of Defense's affordable next-generation strike aircraft designed to meet the needs of the Air Force (AF), Navy, Marines, and US allies. Currently in development by Lockheed...

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