Marine http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/7721/more en You’re never too big to fly a kite http://machinedesign.com/news/you-re-never-too-big-fly-kite <div class="field-deck"> <p>The largest ship ever powered solely by a kite in U.S. waters — a 308,000-lb. barge — recently glided across San Francisco Bay as part of the second annual Family Day Kite Festival.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The largest ship ever powered solely by a kite in U.S. waters — a 308,000-lb. barge — recently glided across San Francisco Bay as part of the second annual Family Day Kite Festival.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/you-re-never-too-big-fly-kite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/you-re-never-too-big-fly-kite#comments 2007-11-08 Marine Mechanical News Technologies News Markets Archive Thu, 08 Nov 2007 18:30:00 +0000 8455 at http://machinedesign.com Scanning for Ideas: A sub that swims like a squid http://machinedesign.com/archive/scanning-ideas-sub-swims-squid <div class="field-byline"> MD Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder designed an underwater vortex generator</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder designed an underwater vortex generator</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/scanning-ideas-sub-swims-squid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/scanning-ideas-sub-swims-squid#comments 2007-10-11 Features Marine Mechanical Technologies Markets Archive Thu, 11 Oct 2007 16:30:00 +0000 4516 at http://machinedesign.com Unmanned, underwater, and on a mission http://machinedesign.com/archive/unmanned-underwater-and-mission <div class="field-byline"> Stephen J. Mraz </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Student-built submarines vie for bragging rights in this year’s international robotics competition.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Student-built submarines vie for bragging rights in this year’s international robotics competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/unmanned-underwater-and-mission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/unmanned-underwater-and-mission#comments 2007-09-27 Features Marine Mechanical Technologies Markets Archive Thu, 27 Sep 2007 16:30:00 +0000 8522 at http://machinedesign.com Blimp Swims Like a Fish http://machinedesign.com/news/blimp-swims-fish <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Although no longer used for passenger transportation, airships or blimps still fly, mainly for advertising and sightseeing.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Although no longer used for passenger transportation, airships or blimps still fly, mainly for advertising and sightseeing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/blimp-swims-fish" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/blimp-swims-fish#comments 2007-03-22 Marine Mechanical News Technologies News Markets Archive Thu, 22 Mar 2007 16:30:00 +0000 8319 at http://machinedesign.com Better dredger - Embedded computers power undersea ROV http://machinedesign.com/news/better-dredger-embedded-computers-power-undersea-rov <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>The Spider — an underwater ROV (remotely operated vehicle) — uses a 3D model of the sea floor to manage its telescoping arm and thrusters while operating 1,000 ft below the surface.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Spider — an underwater ROV (remotely operated vehicle) — uses a 3D model of the sea floor to manage its telescoping arm and thrusters while operating 1,000 ft below the surface.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/better-dredger-embedded-computers-power-undersea-rov" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/better-dredger-embedded-computers-power-undersea-rov#comments 2007-03-08 Marine Mechanical News Technologies News Markets Archive Thu, 08 Mar 2007 18:30:00 +0000 8082 at http://machinedesign.com Into the power zone http://machinedesign.com/news/power-zone <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Balanced on his small kiteboard, Swedish kitesurfing champion Christian Dittrich brings his audience to its feet when he pilots his way into the power zone.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Balanced on his small kiteboard, Swedish kitesurfing champion Christian Dittrich brings his audience to its feet when he pilots his way into the power zone.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/power-zone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/power-zone#comments 2007-02-22 Aerospace Marine Mechanical News Power Generation Technologies Defense Energy News Markets Archive Thu, 22 Feb 2007 18:30:00 +0000 5484 at http://machinedesign.com Compact Underwater Turbine http://machinedesign.com/news/compact-underwater-turbine <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Researchers at the University of Southampton turned an electric motor upside down to create a more efficient generator.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers at the University of Southampton turned an electric motor upside down to create a more efficient generator.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/compact-underwater-turbine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/compact-underwater-turbine#comments 2007-01-11 Marine Mechanical News Power Transmission Technologies Mechanical Drives News Markets Archive Thu, 11 Jan 2007 18:30:00 +0000 3894 at http://machinedesign.com Bottlenosed Submersible http://machinedesign.com/news/bottlenosed-submersible <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>The SeaBreacher, a fully submersible watercraft, can dip just below the surface and then jump clear out of the water, perform multiple roll overs and mid-air roll overs, and can plane at 30 mph with the canopy fully open.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The SeaBreacher, a fully submersible watercraft, can dip just below the surface and then jump clear out of the water, perform multiple roll overs and mid-air roll overs, and can plane at 30 mph with the canopy fully open.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/bottlenosed-submersible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/bottlenosed-submersible#comments 2007-01-11 Marine Mechanical News Technologies News Markets Archive Thu, 11 Jan 2007 18:30:00 +0000 7644 at http://machinedesign.com Corrosion-Resistant Bearings http://machinedesign.com/archive/corrosion-resistant-bearings <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Durobal bearings work for high-speed, low-load applications.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Durobal bearings work for high-speed, low-load applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/corrosion-resistant-bearings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/corrosion-resistant-bearings#comments 2006-10-12 Bearing Marine Mechanical New Products Technologies Bearings Markets Archive Thu, 12 Oct 2006 16:30:00 +0000 12097 at http://machinedesign.com Say goodbye to shift clunking http://machinedesign.com/archive/say-goodbye-shift-clunking <div class="field-byline"> Jean M. Hoffman </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>A propeller hub isolator virtually eliminates noise, vibration, and harshness effects perceived as "shift clunk" when boat pilots shift engines into gear.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A propeller hub isolator virtually eliminates noise, vibration, and harshness effects perceived as "shift clunk" when boat pilots shift engines into gear.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/say-goodbye-shift-clunking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/say-goodbye-shift-clunking#comments 2006-06-22 Features Marine Mechanical Power Transmission Technologies Mechanical Drives Markets Archive Thu, 22 Jun 2006 16:30:00 +0000 6348 at http://machinedesign.com