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WCX 2024: Traditional OEMs Vs. Startups: Report to Cite Strengths, Weaknesses

An SAE white paper on the different engineering approaches taken by traditional automakers and recent arrivals indicates that each category is remarkably...

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Software

Neural Propulsion Systems Claims Significant Radar Breakthrough

Behrooz Rezvani, founder and CEO of Neural Propulsion Systems, cuts to the chase quickly. "We can improve the performance of any radar and help it see clearer, farther and...

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Test & Measurement

Constructing Lightweight Bus Structures with Stainless Steel

The weight of a typical bus could be reduced by up to 35% – more than 1,000 kg (2,205 lbs.) – by using high-strength stainless steel to replace tubular bus-frame elements...

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Energy

Data Analysis Companies Collaborate to Slash EV Battery Production Time

A battery intelligence pioneer will work with a venerable semiconductor yield-improvement firm in a partnership that promises to drastically accelerate the...

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Energy

Deep Breathing for EV Batteries

As batteries become more sophisticated, the need to protect them from the elements has never been greater. Battery pack engineers understand vehicle applications and by marrying them with proper venting...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

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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AR/AI

Advances in Virtual Powertrain Development

Powertrain engineers have various tools at their disposal to develop new technologies — empirical modeling, component simulation, multi-system environments and physical testing chief among...

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Aerospace

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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Aerospace

Hierarchical Diamond-Based Ceramic Composites

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

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

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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Design

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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AR/AI

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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Propulsion

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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Editorial
Manned Systems

Maintaining EV Chargers Yet Another Challenge

Industry experts have trumpeted ad nauseam the need to expand electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure for the past half-decade or more. Those calls continued at the recent Green Truck...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

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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Aerospace

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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Briefs
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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Power

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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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Mapping Performance Variations to See How Lithium-Metal Batteries Fail

Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists have identified the primary cause of failure in a state-of-the-art lithium-metal battery.

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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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Manned Systems

Data Drives Driverless Truck Launch

Transforming raw data into high-quality structured data is a critical path to properly fueling machine-learning (ML) models and deploying artificial-intelligence (AI) applications across autonomous...

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Briefs
Aerospace

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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Unmanned Systems

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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Test & Measurement

Advanced CT Inspection and Data Analysis

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

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Electronics & Computers

Charge Control Methods for Supercapacitors

A comparison of passive and active supercapacitor charging methods emphasizes the need for a close inspection on power source and supercapacitor demand.

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Energy

Is GaN the Future for EV Chips?

Technology advances in electric vehicles (EV) are steadily shrinking the vehicle bill-of-materials cost while creating power efficiencies and new design solutions. The combination of more power-dense...

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Automotive

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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Software

USCAR Broadens Its Research Footprint

The project teams working under the USCAR (United States Council for Automotive Research) umbrella help carve a knowledge pathway to accelerate technology development. “We typically have...

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