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Electronics & Computers

Luminary Cloud Takes CAE to the Cloud

The cloud is many things to many people, but it’s really just a new way to talk about using other people’s computers instead of your own. When it comes to expensive GPUs that run intensive...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Honda Expands Its Virtual Development

Honda’s 2024 Prologue is the automaker’s first battery-electric SUV and its first vehicle of any kind designed primarily through virtual reality (VR). Honda has been building its VR resources...

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Software

Digital Manufacturing Solution

The U.S. Navy is looking to tackle supply-line problems by aligning the skill sets of a trio of outside expert organizations to develop an end-to-end additive manufacturing (AM) system that could be utilized across the entire Department of Defense (DoD).

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Materials

2023 Cadillac Lyriq Executive Chief Engineer: New EV Her ‘North Star’

At the Cadillac Lyriq’s media drive program in Utah, SAE Media spoke one-on-one with Jamie Brewer, Lyriq executive chief engineer, about developing the...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

CAD-CAM-CNC System

Siemens Industry, Inc.
Munich, Germany
1-800-743-6367
www.siemens.com

DMG MORI manufactures a wide variety of conventional chip-cutting and ultrasonic machining centers for OEMs and production job shops...

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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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Software

Virtual Meets Mixed Reality for Vehicle Development

Automakers developing stand-alone technologies, such as driver-interface systems, will increasingly need to consider moving to a company-wide virtual model to create a digital twin of...

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Software

Using Advanced Computational Engineering Software to Meet Aerospace & Defense Industry Challenges

Advanced computational engineering software and additive manufacturing are now delivering solutions that offer innovation and efficiency together.

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Application Briefs
Test & Measurement

Reverse Engineering Technology

A company was retrofitting older avionics and needed a CAD model of the panel to see how it would fit.

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Energy

Multiphysics Helps Transform Modeling, Simulation

Modeling and simulation are showing no signs of slowing their expansion as critical elements of most design processes. Design software providers continue to advance tool capabilities,...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

CAM Software

HyperMILL ® CAM software and 5-axis machining is being used to make parts for an advanced NASA satellite mission.

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Aerospace

Development and Verification of Body Armor Target Geometry Created Using Computed Tomography Scans

Previous methods of target geometry can be replaced by more accurate computer scanning technology.

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Defense

Embracing the Digital Transformation in Aerospace & Defense

The aerospace & defense (A&D) industry has always been known for great innovation and high expectations. Even during the difficult times with the impact of COVID-19,...

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Design

Lightweight Design Beyond CAD

Automakers have been focused on lightweighting their vehicles for years, motivated by fuel economy, performance and safety. This engineering task is becoming increasingly difficult as the areas to trim...

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Software

Origin of the Species

“I was a vehicle-dynamics engineer my entire career—but maybe not a good one, because they put me in charge of a self-driving car!” jokes Jason Fischer, chief engineer for the Cruise Origin, the autonomous...

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Unmanned Systems

Roush Lands in AV Territory

Famous as an engineering-services company, a NASCAR racing icon, and the name behind many high-performance Ford cars and trucks, the Roush brand is a go-to for OEMs and suppliers needing projects executed on...

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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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Defense

A 'STEP' Forward for Product Lifecycle Management

CAD is constantly changing, which predicates the need for a solution to share validated and accurately translated data.

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Technology Report
Software

Ford Demos Latest Digital Tools at Flagship Transmission Plant

Ford recently provided media with a look at some of its latest digital manufacturing tools, opening up the floor at one of the world’s largest transmission plants to...

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Energy

Honda Brings ‘Totalled’ SUV to Auto Show Floor to Highlight Latest Advances in Crash-Safety Engineering

Most of the gleaming product gracing auto shows has been meticulously prepared for public display. In an unusual move, Honda...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Reusable Rapid Prototyped Blunt-Impact Simulator

Rapid prototyping (RP) is the term most commonly used to describe additive manufacturing technologies. An additive manufacturing technology is any manufacturing process that fabricates a part...

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Technical Innovation
Manned Systems

Advanced Simulation Techniques Drive Powertrain Design

Commercial vehicle designers are using a variety of simulation and validation tools as they attempt to find new ways to improve many aspects of vehicle design. Engineers are working...

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Aerospace

Designing a High-Speed Decoy Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

Drone aircraft and their uses have been evolving quickly, supported by a great deal of ongoing research. One area of increasing interest is the decoy drone, designed to mimic the...

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Software

Using the Full CAD-CAM-CNC Process Chain in Ultrasonic and Conventional 5-Axis Machining

DMG MORI manufactures a wide variety of conventional chip-cutting and ultrasonic machining centers for OEMs and production job shops serving the...

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Executive Viewpoints
AR/AI

Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality Transform Heavy-Vehicle Engineering

Augmented, mixed and virtual reality (AR, MR and VR) are everywhere. Over the past 12-18 months the number of new devices and apps being released has risen...

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Aerospace

CAM Software Technology Keeps Pace with Aerospace Manufacturing Challenges

Aerospace industry component manufacturing is in a large growth cycle. Advancements to materials and engine efficiency have created clear benefits for replacing a...

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Motion Control

GPS Enabled Semi-Autonomous Robot

The primary objective of this research is to integrate GPS and local sensory data to allow a robot to operate semi-autonomously outside of a laboratory environment. The Pioneer 3-AT, a robust platform...

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Software

Quality Control for Additive Manufacturing Parts Using Non-Destructive Testing

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is growing in importance as a fabrication process for the space industry, enabling weight and cost savings through optimized designs...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Improving the Surface Finish of Additive Manufactured Parts

South West Metal Finishing has been working on an additive manufacturing surface treatment process for the last three years and believes it could be the future choice of aircraft...

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