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Additive Manufacturing Utilizing a Novel In-Line Mixing System for Design of Functionally Graded Ceramic Composites

Exploring the development of a direct ink writing system with multimaterial and in-line mixing capabilities for printing inks composed of high solids-loaded ceramic particulate suspensions.

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Materials

Hierarchical Diamond-Based Ceramic Composites

This research developed and utilized advanced processing, modeling, and micromechanical tools.

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Power

Keeping Your Silicon Cool

Onboard electronics continue to evolve rapidly. Components are smaller. Systems are more complex. The sophisticated electronics components that make up modern vehicles require precision heat dissipation for...

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Manned Systems

Vibration Testing NASA’s X-57 Maxwell Electric Aircraft

In place of the usual gasoline-powered motors, the X-57 has two all-electric motors powered by traction batteries.

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Electronics & Computers

Designing Transportable, High-Performance AI Systems for the Rugged Edge

System design requirements are well understood for high-performance artificial intelligence applications destined to reside in enterprise or cloud data centers....

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Power

Electrified Propulsion for Aerospace: Where to Start?

In the eVTOL marketplace there is no common ground yet regarding the number of propulsion modules.

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Aerospace

Electronic Prognostics – A Case Study Using Global Positioning System (GPS)

An electronic system containing high frequency RF components reduces failure rates.

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Photonics/Optics

Infrared Systems for Tactical Aviation: An Evolution in Military Affairs?

See why the military is trying to understand the chaotic evolutionary development of infrared (IR) systems

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Software

Addressing Electromagnetic Compatibility in the Context of Aircraft Electrification

In the current context of aircraft electrification, the aerospace industry needs to address increased design complexity and higher levels of integration,...

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Aerospace

Cold Sprayed Coatings with Dual Nanoparticle Reinforcements for Wear and Corrosion Protection

The use of cold spray has made significant strides since different-sized particles were explored in the process.

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Energy

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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Electronics & Computers

Ruggedization of Electronics for Deployed Military Environments

Commercial-grade electronics will simply not survive in the extremes of military environments.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

The Purpose of Mixed-Effects Models in Test and Evaluation

While Defense Test and Evaluation (T&E) is different from agriculture, data attributes can be surprisingly similar.

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Electronics & Computers

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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Materials

Advanced CT Inspection and Data Analysis

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

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Manned Systems

Turn Growing Complexity into Competitive Advantage Through Digitalization -- Focus of AeroTech Keynote Thursday

In this new year of 2021, there is much to look forward to, and yet we do so with guarded optimism.

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Data Acquisition

Designing Battery Packs for Harsh Environment Mission-Critical Devices

Learn about design considerations for manufacturing a battery pack that operates in extreme temperatures, absorbs shock and vibration, and maintains a watertight seal.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Covariance and Uncertainty Realism in Space Surveillance and Tracking

Characterizing uncertainty in estimating the state of a resident space object is one of the fundamentals of many space surveillance tasks.

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Photonics/Optics

Ruggedizing Coaxial and Fiber Optic Cable Assemblies from Mechanical Strain

Learn how to protect critical conductors, dielectric, and optical fibers from deforming, cracking, or unraveling

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Propulsion

Rolls-Royce Optimizes Maintenance, Service, Product Development with IFS Maintenix, Real-Time Data

Rolls-Royce officials in London are optimizing maintenance, service, and product development using data gleaned from its Trent aircraft...

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Software

Peridynamic Modeling: An Alternative Approach to Analyzing Material Failure

A critical technology challenge for structural material applications is to have a means for the reliable analysis of material damage and failure.

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Unmanned Systems

How Has Automation Transformed Aviation?

Over the past year, the aviation industry has consistently been in the news over unfortunate circumstances. One topic that has been highlighted as a potential failure point is automated systems in...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Sensuron Enables Real-Time Structural Health Monitoring Onboard NASA’s X-56 UAV

In contrast to the stiff, rigid wings found on most commercial aircraft, flexible wing technology is considered essential to next generation, fuel...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Nvidia Partners with AdaCore to Secure Self-Driving Firmware

As mobility software becomes increasingly complex and connected, so does the risk of human error and system safety. To combat this, New York-based software company AdaCore...

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Test & Measurement

Airbus’ Quantum Computing Challenge May Fundamentally Change Aircraft Development

A global quantum computing competition to advance optimization and modularity in aircraft life-cycle is open to post-graduate students, academics,...

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Test & Measurement

Boeing and NASA Unveil Lightweight, Ultra-Thin, More Aerodynamic Transonic Truss-Braced Wing Concept

Engineers at Boeing and NASA are collaborating on a lightweight, ultra-thin Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) concept, designed to be...

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Aerospace

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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Manned Systems

USAF Take Rates Continue to Drop Despite Retainment Bonuses

Despite the May 2018 decision to increase the cap for pilot retainment bonuses – or “take rates” – the United States Air Force (USAF) is still suffering from a major...

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Regulations/Standards

First Airbus A330-800 Airliner Goes Airborne in Maiden Flight, Enters Flight Test Phase

The first Airbus A330-800 commercial jet, flight test aircraft MSN1888, took off today from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport on its maiden flight over...

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