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Aerospace

All-Electric Commuter Aircraft Makes Maiden Flight

An aircraft maker from Western Washington provided a glimpse at one possible future for sustainable air travel — electric commuter planes. Eviation celebrated the maiden flight of an...

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Power

House Electrified Exclusively by DC Power

Researchers at Purdue University have proposed a solution for making your home more energy efficient (and cost-efficient). Watch how they transform a 1920s-era West Lafayette house to run on...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

BrightDrop Goes Grocery Shopping

BrightDrop, the business unit of General Motors developing and deploying electrified vehicles and tools targeting so-called “last-mile” commercial services, announced it has teamed with grocery giant...

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Energy

COMVEC 2022: Electrification Is the Future for Defense Vehicles

The M1 Abrams main battle tank developed for the U.S. Army in the late 1970s remains the best tank in the world, according to Allison Transmission’s VP of Defense...

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Test & Measurement

Hyundai’s ‘Edgy’ New Ideas for Safety Testing

In June 2022, Hyundai Motor America broke ground for its Safety Test and Investigation Laboratory (STIL), an industry-unique testing facility dedicated to root-cause crash...

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Power

Eaton Debuts All-In-One Power Distribution for EVs

Destruction avoidance is one of the chief duties of Eaton’s battery disconnect unit (BDU) for light-duty passenger EVs. “A short circuit event in a typical battery electric vehicle...

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Manned Systems

EV Startup Prepares to Enter Commercial Market with Novel EAxle

Startup commercial electric vehicle manufacturer Harbinger is on a torrid work pace. Design, CAE simulation, supplier sourcing, test vehicle builds and other engineering...

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Green Design & Manufacturing

How Much Do You Know About Electric Aircraft Advances?

How much do you know about the advances regarding to electric aircraft?

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Power

Tula’s DMD Promises Gains in EV Efficiency

Nestled in San Jose, California just south of the San Francisco Bay, the small but mighty team at Tula Technologies continues to develop advancements for optimizing the efficiency of ICE and...

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Power

Highly Conductive Aluminum Can Equal Copper

A first-ever simulation of aluminum conductivity offers a recipe for an inexpensive substitute for copper.

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Electronics & Computers

Model Predicts Seasonal Variability of Solar and Wind Power

Researchers at Columbia University, supported in part by a grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation, conducted a study that modeled the seasonal variability of solar and...

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Electronics & Computers

New Perovskite Solar Cell Has a Commercially Viable Lifetime

Princeton Engineering researchers have developed the first perovskite solar cell with a commercially viable lifetime, marking a major milestone for an emerging class of...

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Energy

Jeep Springs Its First BEVs

Four all-new, battery-electric models will spearhead Jeep’s plan to electrify 100% of its product lineup by 2025, the Stellantis brand announced on Sept. 7. The quartet of BEVs includes the 4-door Jeep...

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Energy

Truckin’ on Hydrogen

The hydrogen-fueled electrified Class 8 road tractor doesn’t move or sound like a diesel-fueled behemoth. “This advanced prototype is production-intent for shape, power, virtually everything, and its...

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Power

Electric-Vehicle Legislation in California – Third Time the Charm?

The official name is the “Advanced Clean Cars II” ruling and it effectively marks California’s third attempt to mandate the sale of electric vehicles in the...

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Photonics/Optics

Test & Measurement - September 2022

Test strategies to track hypersonic threats…overcoming challenges of EV battery and electric aircraft testing…an innovative way to measure the thermal properties of materials. These are just a few of...

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Test & Measurement

New Products: September 2022 Aerospace & Defense Technology

New products in September 2022.

Products
Imaging

New on the Market: September 2022

New on the market in September 2022.

Articles
Power

Niobium: Magic Metal for Battery Anodes?

The element niobium (Nb), a transition metal, stands ready to improve the performance of one of the lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery’s confusing array of possible electrode chemistries — the LTO...

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Power

Introduction to the Fuel Cell & Electrolyzer Module

Watch this video to learn how you can use the Fuel Cell & Electrolyzer Module add-on to COMSOL Multiphysics® to design hydrogen fuel cells, water electrolyzers, and more. The...

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Power

Introduction to the Battery Design Module

With the COMSOL Multiphysics® software, you can study and optimize a variety of physics-based designs and processes via numerical simulation. The add-on Battery Design Module connects...

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Power

Topology Optimization for an Efficient Design of an Electric Motor

In this video, a senior simulation engineer from Volkswagen Group Components in Kassel, Germany, covers how his team used multiphysics simulation to design an...

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Power

Battery Diagnosis with Testing and Simulation

Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are commonly used to power a variety of portable electronic devices and electric vehicles. Although repurposing Li-ion batteries after their initial use is...

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Power

Advancing Battery Designs with Simulation

The Battery Design Module is an add-on product to the COMSOL Multiphysics® software that is used for designing and optimizing batteries. With this module, you have specialized modeling and...

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Motion Control

Interuniversity Project to Design Wave-Powered Autonomous Robot

With the perpetual motion of its waves and tides, the Earth's ocean represents a highly predictable, theoretically limitless source of kinetic energy.

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Test & Measurement

Hyundai Breaks Ground for Safety Test and Investigation Lab

Hyundai Motor America is creating an industry-unique testing zone to address root cause crash investigations and electric vehicle/future product analysis activities at its...

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Regulations/Standards

The Battle over EV Value-Add Has Begun

A critical industry transition is underway that some already are viewing as an impending battle. At stake is supplier value-add share versus that of OEMs as light-vehicle propulsion formats shift...

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Energy

Emerson Supports Scalability of Fuel Cell Systems

Green hydrogen is a promising fuel on the path to decarbonizing the mobility sector, proven by significant investments in many transportation projects and technologies. New fuel cell...

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Propulsion

NASA, GE Complete Historic Hybrid-Electric Propulsion Tests

Sustainable aircraft of the future are going to need propulsion systems that can use technology to generate power comparable to the equipment used in today’s commercial jets....