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AR/AI

TE Connectivity Enhances Digital Platform with CT Data Analysis

As impressive as interconnected digital-platform benefits are for traditional CAD/CAE/CAM disciplines, computed tomography (CT) data analysis for quality inspection has greatly expanded its reach and purpose within today’s growing digital landscape.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

BMW Reapproaches Hydrogen

Automakers have raised and dashed hopes for using hydrogen to power cars and trucks, including General Motors’ notorious 2007 promise that it would sell 1 million fuel-cell vehicles annually (actual number:...

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Data Acquisition

SAE International Extends Call for Abstracts, Seeks Submissions for AeroTech Conference

Engineering Events staff at SAE International in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, have extended the call for abstracts through September 21 for the...

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Power

Using AI and Machine Learning for Vehicle Inspection

At its inception in 2016, UVeye’s deep-learning technology was developed for the security industry to detect weapons and contraband. Applications in the mobility industry followed,...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Using Underwater Robotics for Autonomous Deep-Sea Exploration

A decade ago, industries that needed to perform underwater inspection and maintenance had only one option: send a human diver into the water. In both the military and commercial...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Quality Management Experts Provide Guidance on AS9100 Standard, Equipment Calibration

Quality management professionals across the global aerospace and defense community discuss the AS9100 international standard, audits, and equipment...

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Test & Measurement

Industry Invited to Participate in AeroTech Aerospace and Defense Technical Program

SAE International is inviting global participation in its AeroTech® aerospace and defense technology conference and exhibition, which is for the first...

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Aerospace

Advanced CT Inspection and Data Analysis

Learn about the ways to ensure that your composite designs are structurally sound.

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Motion Control

Lightweighting Tour-De-Force: 2021 Ducati Superleggera V4

According to Ducati, the 2021 Superleggera V4 is its most powerful, fastest and most advanced production bike, ever. This is no mean claim from the Bologna-based manufacturer...

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Imaging

Xcelerating Innovation, Honda-Style

For the past five years, Honda Innovations, part of the automaker’s R&D enterprise, has been quietly running a collaborative, open-innovation program at six locations around the world. Known as...

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Technical Innovation
Software

AI Moves into Military Boards and Subsystems

Artificial intelligence (AI) is inching into high-end military markets, according to the suppliers of computer and sensor boards. However, challenges like meshing AI’s rapid advances with...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Centre for Modelling & Simulation to Develop Digital Twins for GKN Aerospace Additive, Composite, and Industry 4.0 Technologies

The Centre for Modelling & Simulation (CFMS) will collaborate with GKN Aerospace to advance aircraft...

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Design

Air Mobility Innovations Take Center Stage at Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference

Hundreds of aerospace executives, engineers, scientists, and academics are gathering in London this week for Aerospace Systems and Technology...

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Automotive

Airlines for America and SAE International Recognize Lufthansa Technik, 3D.aero for Nondestructive Testing Innovation

Officials at SAE International in Warrendale, Pa., and Airlines for America (A4A) in Washington are recognizing...

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Unmanned Systems

SAE International Debuts AS13006, Process Control Methods Aerospace Standard

SAE International in Warrendale, Pa., has published AS13006: Process Control Methods, a new standard with guidance material to support specific aerospace engine...

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Test & Measurement

Advances in Adhesive Joining of Structural Components Focus of New Book from SAE International

Adhesive joining of structural components will assume an increasingly important role in designing and manufacturing lightweight structures...

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Regulations/Standards

SAE International Anti-Counterfeit Standards Integral to Obsolescence Management

Obsolescence management is key to the safe, secure, and reliable operation of platforms and systems over a long operational life. Counterfeit parts...

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Data Acquisition

GE Aviation, Teradata Partner on Data Analytics, Edge Connectivity for Airlines

Officials at GE Aviation in Evandale, Ohio, and Teradata (NYSE:TDC) in Dayton, Ohio, are expanding their partnership to provide airlines with a framework that...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

SAE International Issues, Revises Technical Reports for Aerospace Engineering

Standards development teams at SAE International in Warrendale, Pa., have issued 11 new technical documents and revised or reaffirmed another 54 technical reports...

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Propulsion

FAA, SAE International Focus on Engine Fire Protection System Standards for Aerospace

Aerospace systems, subsystems, and components must continue to operate as intended when exposed to fire, rather than going up in flames and ceasing to...

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Automotive

Breaking Bonds

Bonded composite airframe structures offer a potential to achieve more affordable manufacturing and more efficient structures, ultimately meeting United States Air Force (USAF) goals to increase range and reduce fuel...

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Briefs
Aerospace

High Energy Computed Tomographic Inspection of Munitions

An advance computed tomography (CT) system was recently built for the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ, for the inspection of...

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Briefs
Aerospace

Process Approach to Determining Quality Inspection Deployment

As new technologies are implemented in manufacturing areas, inspection processes will be affected. Often because product quality has increased or automated inspection equipment...

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Briefs
Aerospace

Quantitative Diagnostics of Multilayered Composite Structures with Ultrasonic Guided Waves

Aging infrastructure has a major impact on safety, increasing the need to assess damage severity. Machinery, systems, and components such as...

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Application Briefs
Defense

Photovoltaic Thermography From the Air

Micro-Epsilon
Raleigh, NC
919-787-9707
www.micro-epsilon.com

Defective solar cells can destroy an entire module. Therefore, conducting regular inspections using thermography is a...

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Briefs
Software

Crumple Zone Software Absorbs Attack Effects Before System Failures

A higher level of structural and operational endurance and ruggedness can be achieved in software systems by strategically introducing crumple zones (CZs) in the system...

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Briefs
Information Technology

Two-Way, Freeform, Speech-to-Speech Translation Systems for Tactical Use

The Spoken Language Communication and Translation System for Tactical Use (TRANSTAC) is developing and fielding freeform, two-way translation systems that enable speakers of different languages to communicate with one another in real-world tactical situations without an...

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Physical Sciences

Ultrasonic Guided Wave Analysis for Detecting and Classifying Damage in a Thin Metallic Plate

A ircraft and rotorcraft structures are being redesigned with new lower weight materials; however, older metallic structures continue to be used. These older structures need monitoring and characterization of damage for con-

tinued operation. The...

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Electronics & Computers

Multicore Tools for Embedded Systems — Staying Ahead of the Game —

Building a multicore system means dealing with non-determinism. Interactions between tasks running on different cores can occur in a different order, and at a different...

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