Hazards and emergency operations
Supplier Eye Manufacturing & Prototyping
So far this decade, our industry has been heavily impacted by an endless stream of calamities. When impacted in isolation, dealing with a pandemic, weather disasters, supply- chain disruptions, ICE-to-BEV transition...
Articles Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Sustainability no longer is a vague aspiration for OEMs and suppliers looking for a ‘green’ veil. It’s rapidly become a guiding tenet of product innovation, and ESG progress, as the industry pushes...
Electronic-systems designers are facing a serious reckoning: How to significantly reduce the environmental impact of more and more electronic content in new vehicles?
News Green Design & Manufacturing
Engineering Events staff at SAE International in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, have extended the call for abstracts through September 21 for the...
With the industry’s first full teardown of a Ford F-150 Lightning well underway, competitive-analysis specialists Munro & Associates recently purchased a second...
Briefs Sensors/Data Acquisition
Microfluidics- and nanofluidics-based impedance sensors play an important role in the identification of toxic industrial chemicals and pathogens in the biodetection and biodefense arena, but their efficient modeling and design continues to be a challenge.
Government funding and electrification mandates are providing strong tailwinds for electric vehicle (EV) suppliers. But to optimize their transitions, fleet operators will have...
Application Briefs Unmanned Systems
Teledyne FLIR Defense
Teledyne FLIR Defense, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, teamed up with MFE Inspection Solutions to integrate the...
Articles Weapons Systems
Drone warfare has become a critical component of modern-day military conflicts. Militant groups around the world, including those present in Gaza and Lebanon in the Middle East, and in Ukraine, are...
Hexavalent chromium is not a term frequently associated with engineers. Residents of Hinkley, California, however, know all about it. So do workers tasked with the labor-intensive...
Application Briefs Robotics, Automation & Control
Robotics Centre Ottawa, Canada
Robotics Centre, Inc. and Smith Myers recently announced that the Smith Myers ARTEMIS Mobile Phone detection,...
Because beryllium is extremely expensive, the learning curve for potential competitors is costly.
Technical Innovation Green Design & Manufacturing
Lightning eMotors has announced the availability of the Lightning eChassis platform for commercial EV applications. The platform, which was co-developed with Metalsa, will be...
Application Briefs Semiconductors & ICs
See how the integrated circuits supported a mission to examine asteroids.
Briefs Electronics & Computers
DoD electronics have an increased failure risk due to tin whisker short circuits, unless properly mitigated by design.
News Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The Volkswagen ID.4 electric vehicle (EV) is set begin localized production in the United States in early 2022. The MEB-platform, 2-row SUV will share an assembly line with...
The Chinese mobility giant’s novel ‘Blade’ battery eliminates the cell module level to compete with NCM chemistry at a lower cost with greater safety.
News Manufacturing & Prototyping
One of GM’s top battery experts has confirmed that the root cause of 13 Chevrolet Bolt EV battery fires, which caused GM to recall every Bolt sold since 2017,...
Executive Viewpoints Manned Systems
Diesel-powered mining vehicles add risk and complexity underground. Operators need extensive ventilation infrastructure to manage the exhaust gases, and this becomes exponentially larger as mines go deeper. That...
Supplier Eye Power
The past 18 months have been a head-shaker for those of us observing the industry. A pandemic spreads, semiconductors vanish, and now a headlong charge by virtually every OEM and major Tier 1 into electric...
Briefs RF & Microwave Electronics
The "RadCNT" program use carbon-based transistors to study the interactions between ionizing and non-ionizing radiation.
Atomistic- and Meso-Scale Computational Simulations for Developing Multi-Timescale Theory for Radiation Degradation in Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices
One particular semiconductor, gallium arsenide (GaAs), has received considerable attention due to its potential electronic applications.
We happily put 2020 in the rearview mirror and await the full rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines to gain some level of normalcy. The automotive industry once again underscored its industriousness and...
Application Briefs Defense
The technology is completely autonomous, lightweight, reusable and non-pyrotechnical.
Briefs Test & Measurement
Develop a comprehensive baseline for identifying, evaluating, and controlling occupational and environmental hazards associated with composite fibers.
The advent of nanoparticle fuels enables new kinds of reactions, and new kinds of applications.
Technical Innovation Manned Systems
The coronavirus pandemic has changed how we live our daily lives as we take various safety precautions to social distance and protect ourselves and others from the virus....
News Electronics & Computers
Designing circuits for electrified vehicles is extremely challenging. To ensure robust and safe designs that can withstand overloads, transients, and electrostatic discharge (ESD),...
Confidence in autonomous and rideshare mobility took a significant dive in 2020, as consumers shunned public transport due to the coronavirus pandemic. Technologies to safeguard the health and safety of...