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Efficient Thermal Runaway Modeling for Sensitivity, Parametric, and Variability Analysis

Under certain off-nominal conditions, Li-ion cells can generate excessive heat and gas due to the initiation of several exothermic decomposition...

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Propulsion

A Motorless Sailplane to Explore Mars’ Atmosphere

The UA team aims to design a motorless sailplane that can soar over the Martian surface for days at a time, using only wind for propulsion.

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Test & Measurement

5G Cellular to 5G.MIL® Pilot Network Data Transfer Demonstrated

Lockheed Martin and AT&T securely and rapidly transferred UH-60M Black Hawk health and usage data through an AT&T 5G private cellular network and Lockheed...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Flight-Testing of New Airbus A321XLR Gathers Momentum

Following the maiden flight of A321XLR development aircraft MSN11000, two more prototypes, currently in advanced stages of manufacture, will join the certification flight-test...

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Weapons Systems

Air Force Conducts Aircrew Chemical Weapon Protection Test

The Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing and the 28th Test and Evaluation Squadron recently executed an in-flight vapor purge test in a F-15E Strike...

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Medical

Differences in the Testing and Certification of Consumer-Grade Wearable Devices and Body-Worn Medical Devices

Manufacturers that produce smart wearables continue to strive for clinical validation and regulatory approval of their technology...

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Medical

Using Standard IEC 80601-2-78 for the Testing of Medical Exoskeletons and other RACA Robots

Exoskeletons are different from any other medical device used in health care settings. Navigating the requirements of a new medical standard can be...

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Materials

Advanced Microscope Techniques Could Improve Computer Memories

Anyone who has watched steam billow up from a boiling kettle or seen ice crystals form on a wet window in winter has observed what scientists call a phase transition. Phase...

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Test & Measurement

Major OEM uses HORIBA Fuel Cell, Battery, and E-powertrain Test Technology to Build All-in-one Heavy-duty Powertrain Integration Testing Facility

Electrification is everywhere. Nearly 100 new BEVs will debut in 2024, as well as an ongoing...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

How Capacitive Sensors Shine in Industrial Applications

Learn how to use capacitive sensors in various measurement tasks and profit from unsurpassed stability and nanometer resolution — also in industrial applications. Capacitive sensors...

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Test & Measurement

New Screening System May Point the Way to Clean, Renewable Hydrogen Power

A new, highly sensitive system for detecting the production of hydrogen gas may play an important role in the quest to develop hydrogen as an environmentally friendly and economical alternative to fossil fuels.

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Test & Measurement

Improve Speed and Accuracy of Electronic Component Inspection with Automated Video Inspection

Manual microscopy is giving way more and more to video-measuring machines for inspection of semiconductor components, and manufacturing...

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Medical

Testing Facility Called “Game Changer” in Regenerative Medicine

The RegeneratOR Test Bed is an exciting game changer. The testing facility, located in North Carolina, provides supportive technology at no cost, allowing...

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Test & Measurement

Oscillating Heat Pipes Tested for Use in Space

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has released the results from its Advanced Structurally Embedded Thermal Spreader Two (ASETS-II). The AFRL experiment was 100% effective in testing...

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New Products: September 2022 Aerospace & Defense Technology

New products in September 2022.

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Cobots Offer Advantages for Biomedical Testing Applications

A collaborative robot, or cobot, is an automation tool that can be adapted for use in mechanical testing laboratories. Cobots are robotic arms designed to work alongside humans...

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Aerospace

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

Large Format Li-Ion Calorimeter

Innovators at NASA Johnson Space Center have developed a method to measure the total and fractional heat response of large format Li-ion cells (cells with capacities greater than 100Ah) when driven into...

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Test & Measurement

Product of the Month: September 2022 Tech Briefs

The compact optoNCDT 1420LL laser sensors from Micro-Epsilon, Ortenburg, Germany, perform precise distance measurements on metallic and structured surfaces. The sensor projects a small...

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Energy

New Approach to Reducing EV Battery Testing Time

A new optimization framework created by researchers at University of Michigan could drastically reduce the cost of assessing how battery configurations will perform over the long haul.

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Test & Measurement

Gauge and Test Solutions for E-Motor Components

Marposs offers solutions for the quality control of electro-mechanical components for E-Motors involving multiple gauging and testing operations. By combining Optoflash dimensional...

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Regulations/Standards

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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Test & Measurement

Assessing the Accuracy of a Miniature INS/GNSS in Different Automotive Environments

SBG Systems’ Ellipse-D 3rd Generation has been put to the test. The performance of the Ellipse-D miniature INS/GNSS was assessed in automotive applications...

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Communications

Chattanooga Power Haus

Volkswagen is rapidly gaining on General Motors, Ford and Tesla in terms of overall EV development and production assets in North America, industry analysts tell SAE Media. With the recent launch of its $22...

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Test & Measurement

Guide to IEC 60601-1, 3rd Edition, Amendment 2

Medical electrical equipment and systems standards are updated so often that it can be difficult for manufacturers to keep up with the latest amendments, ultimately impacting quality or delaying...

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Transportation

SAE International Extends Call for Abstracts, Seeks Submissions for AeroTech Conference

Engineering Events staff at SAE International in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, have extended the call for abstracts through September 21 for the...

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Test & Measurement

Receiver Testing: Noise, Interferers and Channel Simulation

At home, at work, or on the go, our daily activities depend on many types of receivers. Developers and manufacturers test receiving devices to ensure their performance and behavior...

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Power

Autoranging: Theory of Operation

Programmable DC power sources are an essential tool in product development and production testing. Functional test often requires submitting the device-under-test (DUT) to a wide range of operating...

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Design

EVs Drive NVH Material Innovations

The definition of a ‘quiet’ vehicle, as determined by the occupants’ ears, is changing radically, as electric motors replace the internal-combustion engine. And electric vehicles are changing the...