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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...

Application Briefs
Software

Raising the Reliability of Scientific Space Exploration

How Ada enables LASP to constantly modify OASIS-CC to control new instruments and ensure mission-critical systems remain reliable.

Products
Electronics & Computers

New Products: August 2022 Aerospace & Defense Technology

New Products for August 2022

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Medical

Making Robotic Assistive Walking More Natural

A new method of generating gaits for robotic assistive devices aims to guarantee stability and achieve more natural locomotion for different users. The method is being developed by a team at...

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Unmanned Systems

4D Composite Printing Can Improve Drone Wings

The aviation industry faces multiple pressures from higher fuel costs and increased scrutiny over the environmental and quality-of-life impacts from its aircraft. Therefore, researchers are...

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Software

Gray Wolf Missile Design Combines Digital Engineering, Open Architecture

As part of the U.S. Air Force WeaponONE Digital Enterprise Program, researchers are combining the strengths of digital engineering and open-architecture designs to...

INSIDER
Software

Sierra Space Hoping to Revolutionize Space Exploration Xcelerator

Sierra Space, a commercial space company involved in creating and building the future of space transportation and infrastructure for Low Earth orbit (LEO)...

Briefs
Defense

Evaluation of Future Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Capabilities in an Automated Computer-Aided Wargame

In fiscal year 2016, the Senate Armed Services Committee ordered the Navy to increase its fleet to 355 ships. However, the lack of...

Briefs
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Tool Calculates Materials’ Stress and Strain Based on Photos

The advance could accelerate engineers’ design process by eliminating the need to solve complex equations.

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Regulations/Standards

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,...

Articles
Software

Directed Energy Deposition Offers Advantages for Efficient Additive Manufacturing

Learn what to look for when selecting computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) programming software for the DED manufacturing process.

Articles
Imaging

Vote for Tech Briefs Product of the Year 2021

These 12 products are the nominees for the 2021 Tech Briefs Readers’ Choice Product of the Year.

Articles
Transportation

What Will 5G Do for the IoT/IIoT?

To find out about the impact of 5G mobile broadband service on the IoT/IIoT, I interviewed Jai Suri, Vice President, IoT and Blockchain Applications Development, Oracle, and Mike Anderson, Embedded Systems...

Applications
Software

Additive Manufacturing Offers New Hope for Treating Women’s Pelvic Floor Disorders

Cosm’s work shines a light on a common, growing, under-served, and global women’s health issue.

Articles
Software

An Automated System for Multi-Physics Modeling

See how domain-specific tools easily translate scientific thinking into high-performance code.

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Transportation

Feature-Based Modeling vs. Bill of Materials (BOM)

A reader asks an industry expert from IBM: How is feature-based modeling better than a bill of materials?

Products
Energy

New on the Market: September 2021

Power distribution units, pressure sensors, connector straps, and more.

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Data Acquisition

Executive Roundtable: Cloud Software

Tech Briefs asked 5 execs: What should a user consider before moving to the cloud?

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Software

How Imaginative Can A.I. Get? A USC Team Has Ideas

A team of researchers at USC is helping artificial intelligence imagine the unseen.

Products
Software

New on the Market: August 2021

Epoxies, reverse-engineering software, temperature loggers, and more.

Blog
Software

How to Bring Digital Twins to 'Any System'

"We could imagine a digital twin of just about any system," says Karen Willcox, director of the Oden Institute.

Special Reports
Energy

Vehicle Electrification - July 2021

GM electrifies the new Corvette...a French nanomaterials company aims for a 5-minute EV recharge...Triumph unveils a radical new electric sportbike design. These are just a few of the innovations you'll...

Articles
Software

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Getting Specific About Where 3D Printing Hits the Mark

Learn how to reuse more material without recycling.

Products
Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Product of the Month: February 2021 Tech Briefs

The Agile Engineering Design System® is an integrated suite of software modules for CAE/CAM of turbomachinery.

Application Briefs
Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Online Tools Reduce Time and Expense in Selecting, Configuring, and Ordering Motion Control Components

New online tools — coupled with online libraries of pre-selected and tested component specifications — simplify machine design.

NASA Spinoff
Software

TetrUSS Stacks Up Building Blocks for Aircraft Design

NASA’s most popular and most-awarded software simulates aerodynamics for aircraft development and much more.

Articles
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.

Products
Software

Product of the Month: December 2020 Tech Briefs

COMSOL Multiphysics® version 5.6 simulation software features four new products.

Question of the Week
Software

Would You Use 'Tsugite' Software for Woodworking?

A recent INSIDER story highlighted a new tool for architects, furniture-makers, and woodworking beginners. The interactive software from the University of Tokyo, known as "Tsugite," provides milling machine instructions and on-screen design guidance so that users can piece an object together...