A week before the 1980 presidential election, Ronald Reagan famously asked a debate audience, “Are you better off than you were four years ago?” Though...
Karl Stephan, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Texas State University
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In the PD&D Brainstorm, we talk with industry leaders to get their perspective on issues critical to the design engineering marketplace. In this issue...
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6.3.2016
4:40pm
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Sporting a quad-extruder, liquid-cooled print head, a working volume of up to eight cubic feet, and industrial-grade quality at prosumer prices, 3DMonstr’s 3D...
Lee Goldberg, Editor
6.3.2016
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The Warrior Injury Assessment Manikin is designed to assess the potential for skeletal injury from underbody blasts, particularly with regard to the legs...
Randy Boss, Program Manager, DTS
6.3.2016
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A novel design for enormous 200-meter-long blades could help bring offshore 50-megawatt wind turbines to the United States...
Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor
6.3.2016
4:19pm
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According to a new report by Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), more than 2.5 million Americans work in the clean energy industry. This infographic presents a...
PD&D Staff
6.3.2016
4:17pm
We explore causes of anisotropy in LS carbon fiber-filled materials, present solutions, and highlight a new LS material being developed with isotropic...
Steven Kubiak, Manufacturing Engineer, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing
6.3.2016
4:09pm
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Regardless of how you feel about climate change, you can take comfort in the fact that America’s commitment to the goals of the recently-ratified Paris accords...
Lee Goldberg, Editor
6.3.2016
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Power Wheels are lots of fun, but if you want to get serious about e-racing, it’s time to check out Formula E. Now entering its second season, the racing...
Lee Goldberg, Editor
3.30.2016
2:49pm
In the Product Design & Development Brainstorm we talk with industry leaders to get their perspective on issues critical to the design engineering...
PD&D Staff
3.30.2016
2:42pm
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The 3D printer market is rapidly transforming, and nowhere is this more evident than in the metal 3D printing segment. Competition among the largest market...
Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor
3.30.2016
2:37pm
Smart machines provide a number of benefits including increased fuel efficiency, better performance, and greater productivity. However, they can also present...
Evan Artis, Global Product Manager, Eaton Electric Controls & Software
3.30.2016
2:31pm
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A new report published by Allied Market Research projects that the worldwide 3D printing healthcare market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of...
PD&D Staff
3.30.2016
2:22pm
Creating a robot that perfectly mimics the natural hand gestures of humans has perplexed researchers for years. Now, a new project at MIT’s Computer Science...
Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor
3.30.2016
2:13pm
Like most Hackerspaces, the Fair Use Building and Research (FUBAR) Labs is a sort of community center with tools. Established in 2009, it was formed as a non-...
Lee Goldberg, Editor
3.30.2016
1:40pm
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In this issue of PD&D, we’re creating bendable, stretchable robotic fingers and exploring the top 11 challenges machine designers face. Also, in this month...
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3.30.2016
1:29pm
The media often portrays the present world as a war-torn planet on its way to self-destruction. Images of poverty, disease, violence, and civil unrest often...
Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor
3.4.2016
4:28pm
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In the PD&D Brainstorm we talk with industry leaders to get their perspective on issues critical to the design engineering marketplace. In this issue, we...
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3.4.2016
4:21pm
With the addition of 3D printing to a designer’s arsenal, prototyping becomes quicker and easier. Current 3D printers can quickly create models from multiple...
Megan Crouse, Real-Time Digital Reporter
3.4.2016
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While electronic capabilities double on an annual basis, battery energy density grows at only 12 percent. This divergence in capabilities creates a widening...
Gene Armstrong, Director of Applications, Paper Battery Company
3.4.2016
4:12pm
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Each year, Ray Products releases an annual plastics manufacturing survey. More than 4,000 professionals at companies using plastics manufacturing across the U....
PD&D Staff
3.4.2016
3:39pm
NASA’s Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) is a spacecraft planned to take astronauts farther than any human has ever gone before. The agency launched the...
Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor
3.4.2016
3:20pm
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Cooling was a very hot topic at the Embedded Tech Trends conference, held this past January. Companies including Curtiss-Wright and the VITA standards...
Megan Crouse, Real-Time Digital Reporter
3.4.2016
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It only took a quick tour of the show floor of the MD&M West conference to find signs that the nascent on-shoring/re-shoring movement is alive and...
Lee Goldberg, Editor
3.4.2016
3:02pm
In this issue of PD&D, we’re designing NASA’s next generation spacecraft and finding the right prototyping technique for you. Also, in this month’s...
3.4.2016
2:55pm
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In this issue of PD&D, we’re teaching robots to learn from humans and 3D printing an automated suturing device. Also, in this month’s Brainstorm we ask:...
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2.8.2016
4:24pm
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In this issue of PD&D, we’re developing a multimodal drone and creating a tiny wearable that turns your thumbnail into a trackpad. Also, in this month’s...
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In this issue of PD&D, we’re designing a marsupial robot for extreme environments and 3D printing a functional metal bridge. Also, in this month’s...
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10.16.2015
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In this issue of PD&D, we're re-designing a luxury yacht and turning the human hand into a user interface with ...
PD&D Staff
9.10.2015
4:54pm
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