News http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8218/more en High-Rise Chips Avoid Conventional IC Limitations http://machinedesign.com/embedded/high-rise-chips-avoid-conventional-ic-limitations <div class="node-body article-body">An engineering team at Stanford University has devised a way to improve computer chips by making them taller. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/embedded/high-rise-chips-avoid-conventional-ic-limitations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/embedded/high-rise-chips-avoid-conventional-ic-limitations#comments Embedded Semiconductor News Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:26:00 +0000 45261 at http://machinedesign.com 3D Printing Builds Custom Track Shoes http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-builds-custom-track-shoes <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers and shoe designers at New Balance Athletic Shoes Inc. are using 3D printing to make shoes for elite runners (professionals and Olympians) in hopes of improving their performance. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-builds-custom-track-shoes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-builds-custom-track-shoes#comments 3D Printing News Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:16:00 +0000 45251 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Designers at New Balance use 3D printing to give elite runners customized spike plates, the portion of the bottom of the shoe that uses spike patterns to give them more traction as they run.</p> Electric Simulation Table Features 8 Degrees of Freedom http://machinedesign.com/products/electric-simulation-table-features-8-degrees-freedom <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For use in fluid tank tests, Moog has released an 8 DOF (Degrees of Freedom) Electric Simulation table, which features a 2 DOF tilt table for capturing events that require larger angular motions. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/electric-simulation-table-features-8-degrees-freedom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/electric-simulation-table-features-8-degrees-freedom#comments Products Motion Control Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:48:00 +0000 45201 at http://machinedesign.com Large Radial Piston Pump Designed for Open-Circuit Systems http://machinedesign.com/products/large-radial-piston-pump-designed-open-circuit-systems <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The latest in Moog’s RKP series, the RKP 250 is the company’s largest radial piston pump for industrial applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/large-radial-piston-pump-designed-open-circuit-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/large-radial-piston-pump-designed-open-circuit-systems#comments Products Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:37:00 +0000 45191 at http://machinedesign.com Orion Mockup Wired for Data During Splashdown Tests http://machinedesign.com/news/orion-mockup-wired-data-during-splashdown-tests <div class="node-body article-body">NASA’s first test flight and splashdown of an Orion space capsule went well, thanks to three years of testing and simulated splashdowns of a realistic mockup in the agency’s Hydro Impact Basin at its Langley Research Center. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/orion-mockup-wired-data-during-splashdown-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/orion-mockup-wired-data-during-splashdown-tests#comments Technologies News Wed, 10 Dec 2014 21:24:00 +0000 45131 at http://machinedesign.com <p>A mockup of NASA&rsquo;s Orion space capsule was drop tested from a variety of heights, speeds, and angles to determine the estimated vertical and horizontal velocities it will be going when it parachutes into the ocean. Data recorders monitored a wide variety of parameters to ensure the spacecraft would withstand the stresses of impact with the water.</p> Sensors Visualize 3D Color Spheres for Reliability http://machinedesign.com/sensors/sensors-visualize-3d-color-spheres-reliability <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The expanded VeriSens XC series of vision sensors from Baumer are optimized for automation tasks in packaging, pick and pack, assembly monitoring, product encoding, and quality assurance applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/sensors-visualize-3d-color-spheres-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/sensors-visualize-3d-color-spheres-reliability#comments Products Sensors Fri, 05 Dec 2014 16:57:00 +0000 45071 at http://machinedesign.com IR Camera Spots Problems Early http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/ir-camera-spots-problems-early <div class="node-body article-body">The Ti90 and Ti95 industrial infrared cameras from Fluke Corp. can help factory technicians uncover potential problems before they grow into catastrophic failures by revealing invisible hot spots. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/ir-camera-spots-problems-early" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/ir-camera-spots-problems-early#comments What's Inside? Sensors Tue, 02 Dec 2014 21:55:00 +0000 45001 at http://machinedesign.com Straight-Blade Receptacles for Heavy-Duty Apps http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/straight-blade-receptacles-heavy-duty-apps <div class="node-body article-body">The 30-, 50-, and 60-amp heavy-duty outlets from Bryant can provide long-term power to industrial and commercial equipment such as welders, generators, ovens, copiers, and air conditioners. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/straight-blade-receptacles-heavy-duty-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/straight-blade-receptacles-heavy-duty-apps#comments What's Inside? Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Tue, 02 Dec 2014 21:51:00 +0000 44991 at http://machinedesign.com Oak Ridge Lab Moves to Acquire Summit, a Next-Generation Supercomputer http://machinedesign.com/cad/oak-ridge-lab-moves-acquire-summit-next-generation-supercomputer <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory will have a new supercomputer to work with in 2017 when IBM delivers Summit, a hybrid CPU/GPU computer. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/oak-ridge-lab-moves-acquire-summit-next-generation-supercomputer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/oak-ridge-lab-moves-acquire-summit-next-generation-supercomputer#comments CAD News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:24:00 +0000 44951 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Supercomputers like Summit, the one ORNL will get in 2017, let researchers address challenging problems, such as recreating shear-wave perturbations inside the Earth due to seismic activity.</p> Electronic “Sniffer” Searches Out Nuclear Devices http://machinedesign.com/defense/electronic-sniffer-searches-out-nuclear-devices <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers at Sandia National Laboratory have built a mobile imager of neutrons for emergency responders (MINER). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/defense/electronic-sniffer-searches-out-nuclear-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/defense/electronic-sniffer-searches-out-nuclear-devices#comments Defense News Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:55:00 +0000 44891 at http://machinedesign.com