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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 ...


GE Sees Data Living on the Edge

December 19, 2014 4:07 pm | by Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor, Manufacturing.Net | Articles | Comments

Trends abound, but perhaps none impact both the short and long-term prospects of manufacturing more than those related to data management and security. recent sat down with Rich Carpenter, Chief Technology Strategist ...


Photos of the Day: 3D Printable Christmas Ideas

December 19, 2014 4:03 pm | by Juste Semetaite, Community & Content Manager at | Blogs | Comments

Majority of families around the world spend most of the Christmas day gathered around a table, chatting, eating and maybe even grabbing some zzz's between the meals, so let's make sure there's enough Christmas magic going on ...   


IET's Young Woman Engineer of the Year 2014

December 19, 2014 4:01 pm | by IET | Videos | Comments

Watch the winner of Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award Naomi Mitchison at work, talking about what it's like to be a female engineer and the amazing things she has achieved ...                  


Teardown: Vintage AVO Transistor Analyser

December 19, 2014 3:48 pm | by EEVblog | Videos | Comments

On this episode of the EEVblog Teardown, Dave tears down a 1962 vintage AVO Transistor Analyser ...                                         


'Shooting the Moon' with Satellite Laser Ranging

December 19, 2014 3:45 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

Laser ranging from Earth to NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter was a milestone in the 50-year history of satellite laser ranging. Launched in 2009 and still orbiting the moon in 2014, LRO was the first spacecraft beyond Earth orbit to ...


NASA Advances Economic Research on Emerging Space Ecosystem

December 19, 2014 3:42 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

As we expand human presence into the solar system through robotic and crewed exploration, NASA is also looking at ways to encourage commercial use of space. In its first call for economic studies, NASA selected five ...    


Get Ready for the Next Wave of Tech Disruptions

December 19, 2014 3:32 pm | by Big Think | Videos | Comments

Vivek Wadhwa predicts that virtually every major industry will soon be disrupted by technology innovation. His latest book ...                    


Spider's Web Weaves Way to Advanced Networks & Displays

December 19, 2014 3:26 pm | by Boston College | News | Comments

The next generation of light-manipulating networks may take their lead from designs inspired by spiders and leaves, according to a new report from two Boston College physicists and colleagues at South China Normal University.Structures as ...



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