Green Design & Manufacturing
Articles Manned Systems
After decades of tantalizing breakthroughs in battery technology, the last decade witnessed the emergence of energy storage as a challenger to fossil fuels for powering vehicles.
This report is based on a broad study of strategies for the Department of the Navy to achieve net zero global emissions by 2050 to comply with recent Executive Orders and goals.
INSIDER Green Design & Manufacturing
Engineers at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) are testing the Navy’s current fleet of Aerial Refueling Store pods to support the...
Innovative robotic rotational molding technology allows for the use of new materials in manufacturing parts and hard cases for military and aerospace applications.
Road Ready Design
Under a circus-size tent in downtown Stockholm, Volvo recently introduced its new high-wire act — one with its share of nail-biting risk.
Its markedly upgraded power and performance take it to a driving-dynamics place difficult to believe could be achieved.
The green flag is about to drop on an auto-racing first: a seat shell infused with recycled carbon fiber.
Original Equipment Power
Contractors and municipalities in 2023 will have an electric alternative to diesel-powered small excavators.
Application Briefs Aerospace
The Clean Sky 2 program is made up of key industry players and subject matter experts along with academic research bodies across Europe.
Editorial Green Design & Manufacturing
Apparently, ‘gas guzzler’ now encompasses any vehicle that burns hydrocarbon fuels, no matter how efficient. Anything with an exhaust pipe.
Volvo CE previewed its display for ConExpo 2023 in Las Vegas with a teaser of the new DD25 electric compact double-drum asphalt compactor.
A partnership involving Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory aimed at developing “digital twins” for producing aerospace components is one of six new...
Editorial Manned Systems
The new low-NOx standards are part of the EPA’s Clean Trucks Plan that also includes “Phase 3” greenhouse gas standards for HD vehicles beginning in MY 2027.
News Green Design & Manufacturing
Most engineers are used to the steady winds of change in refrigerant regulations as global agreements lead to new standards from the U.S. EPA and its counterparts in Europe and Asia....
The aim was to use renewable resources derived from plants and other sources to prepare high-performance carbon fiber and thermosetting matrix resins with high strength and high thermal resistance.
News Green Design & Manufacturing
A tri-part blend refrigerant, R-456A, has been introduced as a service replacement for the original refrigerant in R-134a automotive air conditioning systems.
The Navigator Design
Volvo started teasing out some of the details of its all-electric replacement for the XC90 SUV, dubbed the EX90.
A cornerstone to achieving sustainability goals is Rolls-Royce’s Technology Driven Transition - pioneering new breakthrough technologies that can accelerate the global transition to net zero.
News Robotics, Automation & Control
Engineering Events staff at SAE International in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, have extended the call for abstracts through September 21 for the...
Articles Green Design & Manufacturing
In place of the usual gasoline-powered motors, the X-57 has two all-electric motors powered by traction batteries.
Briefs Test & Measurement
Pulsed Exposure Toxicity Testing: Method Development and Initial Evaluation for Stormwater Compliance
Preliminary research into modifying whole effluent toxicity testing protocols designed for continuous flow discharges as applied to episodic and/or ephemeral discharges such as those associated with storm water runoff.
One of the aeronautical challenges of the 21st century is finding a way to quickly construct new, sustainable aircraft. Hi-Rate Composite Aircraft Manufacturing (HiCAM), one...
Executive Viewpoints Energy
With the majority of public debate centering around the internal combustion engine (ICE)-to-EV transition, the engineering community continues to explore alternative forms of...
Technical Innovation Energy
Although the auto industry is rushing to electrify, batteries, in their current state of development, aren’t the answer for many modes of transportation, or even many...
Fuel prices are soaring. Not breaking news, I know, yet the almost-daily alerts citing new record highs for gasoline and diesel prices are still unsettling. Consumers and...
“Going green” is a mantra that most if not all automotive OEMs and suppliers profess to follow. SAE International is also committed to the dialogue, with its recently announced...
Supplier Eye Power
The list of OEMs and suppliers that are splitting their organizations into traditional ICE powertrain and EV operations continues to grow.
Supplier Eye Automotive
The recent flurry of investment announcements focused on the conversion of North America’s light-vehicle production to electric-vehicle propulsion has been head spinning.
For those onboard a commercial jet, the lowering of the landing gear is a familiar sound signaling the home stretch of the flight. Then comes the sound of wheels on the tarmac,...