Everything had to come together just perfectly to create the killer tornado in Moore, Okla.: wind speed, moisture in the air, temperature and timing. And when they did, the awesome energy released over that city dwarfed the power of the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima.
Rolls-Royce has congratulated the U.S. Navy for achieving its first flight with the Northrop...
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Supported by two leading tungsten industry trade associations a working group of tungsten refiners has established an Initiative that provides a mechanism for industry members to demonstrate their compliance with Security and Exchange Commission regulations under Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
SOR, manufacturer of pressure, level, temperature, and flow measurement products, was founded by Roy Dunlap, who passed away April 25, 2013. SOR founder Roy Dunlap leveraged the static-o-ring (SOR) technology to invent a highly accurate mechanical pressure switch that helped prevent the overfilling of oil tanks.
Lenze Americas has simplified efficient machine programming with the recent launch of its FAST application template and ready-made standard software modules. Machine designers and programmers can use the FAST software tool to quickly and reliably handle a majority of the software engineering requirements for standardized machine modules.
Molex Incorporated has launched a new application that gives tablet users ready access to information on over 90 different Molex product families. Designed for Apple and Android devices, the Molex App allows tablet users to view product information, search products, view literature and view videos without being online.
The American Physical Society (APS), IEEE Photonics Society, Laser Institute of America (LIA), the Optical Society (OSA) and SPIE, the International Society of Optics and Photonics, have announced the launch of the National Photonics Initiative (NPI), a collaborative alliance seeking to unite industry, academia and government experts to identify and advance areas of photonics critical to maintaining US competitiveness and national security.
Wohlers Associates has announced the release of the Wohlers Report 2013, the company's annual in-depth analysis of additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing worldwide. The report reveals trends that suggest the U.S. may be losing its competitive advantage in the AM industry.
Silicon Mechanics has announced that Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts,is the winner of a complete high-performance computer cluster donated by Silicon Mechanics and its vendor partners as part of its second annual Research Cluster Grant competition.
Research teams from UW-Milwaukee and the University of York investigating the properties of ultra-thin films of new materials are helping bring quantum computing one step closer to reality. An on-going collaboration between physicists from York and the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA, is focusing on understanding, tailoring, and tuning the electronic properties of topological insulators at the nanoscale.
Tesla Motors, which makes a highly acclaimed $70,000 electric car, has paid off a startup loan from the U.S. government nine years early. The Palo Alto, Calif., company said it wired in a $451.8 million payment to the government on Wednesday. The money, coupled with two prior payments, paid off a $465 million loan Tesla got from the Department of Energy loan in 2010 to foster development of advanced-technology vehicles.
The Navy's newest unmanned Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft platform, the MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), completed its first flight from Palmdale, Calif. May 22, marking the start of tests which will validate the Northrop Grumman-built system for future fleet operations.
Weidlinger Launches PZFlexCloud Using CliQr Technologies to Set New Standard for Finite Element Software-as-a-ServiceMay 23, 2013 10:48 am | by Weidlinger Associates, Inc. | Comments
Weidlinger Associates, Inc., the developer of PZFlex, the popular 3D virtual-prototyping and wave-propagation analysis software, and CliQr Technologies, a leader in cloud application management software, announced the launch of PZFlexCloud on CliQr’s CloudCenter platform.
With the recent addition of a high-performance EOS direct metal laser-sintering DMLS system at its technology facility, EWI now offers manufacturers a unique package of 3D metal printing services supported by the company’s technical expertise in materials joining.
Sharing information, driving innovation in manufacturing and preparing an advanced manufacturing workforce will be the focus of the 2013 Society of Manufacturing Engineers Annual Conference to be held June 2-4, 2013, at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Md.
Maplesoft has announced a major new release of the Maple Global Optimization Toolbox for solving a wide variety of optimization problems in mathematics, engineering, and the sciences. For this new release, Maplesoft has partnered with Noesis Solutions to develop a new version of the Maple Global Optimization Toolbox that is powered by Optimus technology.
A group of Rice University mechanical engineering students are getting a charge out of having the coolest new shoes on campus. As their capstone project that is required for graduation, four seniors created a way to extract and store energy with every step. Their PediPower shoes turn motion into juice for portable electronics and, perhaps someday, for life-preserving medical devices.