Mechanical http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/7590/more en Wind power without wind turbines http://machinedesign.com/archive/wind-power-without-wind-turbines <div class="field-byline"> Leland E. Teschler </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electrostatic wind power harvests wind energy with no turbine blades, gearboxes, or other expensive hardware. 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Mechanical Drives Archive Thu, 14 Feb 2013 02:29:31 +0000 12007 at http://machinedesign.com Inverse design code boosts HVAC efficiencies http://machinedesign.com/news/inverse-design-code-boosts-hvac-efficiencies <div class="node-body article-body">When Daikin Industries in Japan set out to develop a fan for its new line of air conditioners, engineers wanted to use 3D inversedesign technology instead of standard CAD software</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/inverse-design-code-boosts-hvac-efficiencies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/inverse-design-code-boosts-hvac-efficiencies#comments 2013-02-14 Mechanical News Technologies News Archive Thu, 14 Feb 2013 02:04:05 +0000 11999 at http://machinedesign.com Metrology software http://machinedesign.com/news/metrology-software <div class="node-body article-body">IK5000 2.96.2 is the latest version of Quadra-Chek metrology software providing for inspection-measurement machines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/metrology-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/metrology-software#comments 2013-01-17 Metrology News Products & Reviews Engineering Essentials Products News Archive Wed, 16 Jan 2013 07:01:32 +0000 18686 at http://machinedesign.com Energy-efficient bearings cut power costs http://machinedesign.com/news/energy-efficient-bearings-cut-power-costs <div class="node-body article-body">Energy efficient bearings cut machinery frictional losses and electricity consumption in a textile plant</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/energy-efficient-bearings-cut-power-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/energy-efficient-bearings-cut-power-costs#comments 2013-01-17 Mechanical News Technologies News Archive Wed, 16 Jan 2013 06:59:20 +0000 11966 at http://machinedesign.com Compact engine packs a powerful punch http://machinedesign.com/technologies/compact-engine-packs-powerful-punch <div class="field-byline"> Leslie Gordon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Paul Karlan first thought up his Karlan Cam Engine for surface vehicles about 50 years ago when he was trying to figure out a different way to change the reciprocating motion of pistons to rotary motion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/technologies/compact-engine-packs-powerful-punch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/technologies/compact-engine-packs-powerful-punch#comments 2012-11-08 Inventor's Corner Mechanical Power Generation Technologies Energy Archive Wed, 07 Nov 2012 01:33:45 +0000 11915 at http://machinedesign.com Considerations for sizing springs http://machinedesign.com/news/considerations-sizing-springs <div class="field-deck"> <p>Here are some tips when using springs for prototyping and design.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here are some tips when using springs for prototyping and design. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/considerations-sizing-springs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/considerations-sizing-springs#comments 2012-10-18 Features Mechanical News Technologies News Archive Wed, 17 Oct 2012 02:15:00 +0000 11901 at http://machinedesign.com Stand-alone lubricator keeps things humming http://machinedesign.com/technologies/stand-alone-lubricator-keeps-things-humming <div class="field-byline"> Stephen J. 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