The Leading Source for Design Engineering News & Insight
Subscribe to Product Design & Development All
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

Design Daily

Air Force Funds Research on Electrical Accumulator for Fighter Aircraft

December 22, 2014 10:05 am | by U.S. Air Force | News | Comments

Higher, better, faster and stronger – all are the goals of aerospace systems designers, in particular researchers from the Air Force who are providing the next generation of advanced aircraft to its warfighters. To meet these challenges ...


NYC Subways Slowly Upgrading from 1930s-Era Tech

December 22, 2014 9:53 am | by Verena Dobnik, Associated Press | News | Comments

New York City's subways — the nation's biggest mass transit network — serve more than 6 million daily riders who depend largely on a signal system that dates back to the Great Depression. Antiquated electro-mechanics with thousands of ...

MAVEN Mission Identifies Links in Chain Leading to Atmospheric Loss

December 22, 2014 9:31 am | by NASA | News | Comments

Early discoveries by NASA’s newest Mars orbiter are starting to reveal key features about the loss of the planet’s atmosphere to space over time. They include the first comprehensive measurements of the composition of Mars’ upper atmosphere ...


Firefighters' Portable Radios May Fail at Elevated Temperatures

December 22, 2014 9:25 am | by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | News | Comments

New test results from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) confirm that portable radios used by firefighters can fail to operate properly within 15 minutes when exposed to temperatures that may be encountered during ...


Sensor Could Improve One of Nano Research’s Most Useful Microscopes

December 22, 2014 9:19 am | by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | News | Comments

Spotting molecule-sized features — common in computer circuits and nanoscale devices — may become both easier and more accurate with a sensor developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). With their new ...  


State Puzzles Over Driverless Car Safety

December 22, 2014 9:13 am | by Justin Pritchard, Associated Press | News | Comments

California's Department of Motor Vehicles will miss a year-end deadline to adopt new rules for cars of the future because regulators first have to figure out how they'll know whether "driverless" vehicles are safe. It's a rare case of ...


Derby the Dog Runs with 3D Printed Custom Prosthetics

December 22, 2014 8:57 am | by 3D Systems | News | Comments

3D Systems has announced that it successfully outfitted Derby the dog with 3D printed prosthetics, allowing him to run down the street for the first time ever. Derby was born with a congenital deformity characterized by small forearms and no ...


ANSYS Releases New Version of SpaceClaim

December 19, 2014 4:43 pm | by PD&D Staff | Ansys, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Engineers can manipulate product geometries – compressing product development cycle times, thanks to the advancements ANSYS delivered as part of its ANSYS SpaceClaim 2015 release. The release also enables fast and flexible 3-D ...


3D Geometric Modeling Component

December 19, 2014 4:35 pm | by PD&D Staff | Siemens Plm Software | Product Releases | Comments

Siemens PLM Software released version 27.1 of its Parasolid software, a 3D geometric modeling component. Parasolid v27.1 delivers numerous enhancements to support efficiency and effectiveness in complex modeling workflows ...

3 Ways Firms Can Lower Paper & Plotter Costs

December 19, 2014 4:32 pm | by Curt Moreno, Line/Shape/Space | Blogs | Comments

When engineer, architecture, and other design firms go to cut costs, it’s usually free sodas, paid volunteer time, and other perks are first to go. But it doesn’t have to be that way ...          


Chrysler to Recall About 288K Ram Pickup Trucks

December 19, 2014 4:29 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chrysler is recalling about 288,000 older Ram pickup trucks in North America and elsewhere because the rear axle can seize or the drive shaft can fall off. The recall covers Ram 1500 pickups from the 2005 model year. Chrysler says in documents ...


Boeing, Malaysia Airlines Celebrate 100th 737 Delivery

December 19, 2014 4:18 pm | by Boeing | News | Comments

Malaysia Airlines' new 737-800 features the Boeing Sky Interior, with larger pivoting overhead stowage bins, larger window reveals and LED lighting to enhance the sense of spaciousness. Malaysia was the Asia launch customer for ...  


Company Awarded $45M Contract for Expressway Project

December 19, 2014 4:13 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Kentucky company has won a contract to build a section of the Coalfields Expressway in southern West Virginia. Bizzack Construction, LLC of Lexington, Kentucky bid about $45 million for the project. West Virginia officials announced ...


Pratt & Whitney Plans $67 Million Upgrade

December 19, 2014 4:11 pm | by The Canadian Press | News | Comments

Aerospace firm Pratt & Whitney Canada is planning a $67-million investment over the next six years at its manufacturing facility near the Halifax airport. The Nova Scotia government says it will provide up to 20 per cent or ...  


Challenges of Labeling for OSHA’s Revised Hazard Communication Standard

December 19, 2014 4:09 pm | by Daniel Levine, President of Product Safety Solutions, CHMM | Articles | Comments

As a response to the multiple definitions of hazard and multiple ways of communicating these hazards, the United Nations adopted the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) in 2003. OSHA’s revised Hazard ...



You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.

Curated By Logo