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2008-03-31
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Last October at its annual conference in Boston, Comsol released the latest version of its engineering and scientific software environment for modeling and simulating physics-based systems, Comsol Multiphysics 3.4.
2008-05-15
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With model-based design continually taking on greater importance in the automotive-engineering community as a way to improve time to market, communication, and cost-efficiency, The MathWorks came to the world’s largest annual gathering of automotive engineers to make a couple of key announcements.
2009-04-20
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Argonne National Laboratory increased the speed of its simulations built with the Powertrain System Analysis Toolkit by leveraging The Mathworks' parallel computing tools.
2008-06-30
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Orbital Sciences Corp. and Aerojet recently conducted a test firing of the jettison motor, a key component of the Launch Abort System (LAS) for NASA’s Orion next-generation human spaceflight program. This successful firing marked the first full-scale rocket propulsion test for the Orion program.
2010-02-18
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ANSYS CFD software used to help calibrate meteorological instruments on Phoenix Mars lander.
2008-06-30
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When tasked with developing a heatsink that works in either horizontal or vertical orientation for a dc power subsystem for a commercial airliner, rather than developing an entirely new heatsink geometry, which would have taken a large amount of time using conventional build and test methods, Crane Aerospace & Electronics used Flomerics’ Flotherm thermal simulation software to help meet the performance requirements.
2009-02-06
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Eurocopter UK announced plans to build a helicopter service center in Dyce, Aberdeen. The facility will offer logistical and technical support and flight simulator training for the U.K.’s main heliport for the offshore oil industry.
2009-02-06
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Lockheed Martin is partnering with Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center to accelerate the introduction of innovative technologies into new systems engineering concepts. The corporation will fund $640,000 of research and development projects at Carnegie Mellon in 2009.
2010-05-27
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Aurora Flight Sciences has been awarded a contract by NASA to develop and demonstrate a method for generating robust autonomous flare maneuvers. The goal of a flare maneuver is to safely transition an aircraft from final approach to touchdown, decelerating the vehicle and setting up a safe landing attitude.
2008-06-30
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Purdue University engineers have been using an on-site wind tunnel to conduct experiments aimed at yielding critical data for the design of the X-51A test vehicle.
2008-06-30
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The shaft-driven lift fan propulsion system that will enable the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II stealth fighter to perform short takeoffs and vertical landings (STOVL) recently operated for the first time in the aircraft during ground testing at the newly con-structed hover pit at Lockheed Martin’s STOVL Operations Test Facility in Fort Worth, TX.
2009-09-30
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The U.S. Air Force awarded Environmental Tectonics Corp.'s (ETC) Training Services Group a contract, valued at more than $35 million, to provide a high-performance training and research human centrifuge.
2010-04-26
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NASA and the State of Hawaii signed a three-year, nonreimbursable Space Act Agreement establishing a partnership for space exploration, scientific research, and education initiatives in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
2008-03-31
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With announcements about the release of Abaqus Version 6.7, a new multiphysics platform, and a strategic initiative to deliver solutions for simulation life-cycle management (SLM), last year was a busy time for Dassault Systèmes’ Simulia brand.
2008-05-15
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Windshear is set to open just the third full-scale rolling road wind tunnel in the world and the first of its kind in North America. Perhaps more notable is the fact that the facility is also set to become the only commercially available wind tunnel of its type in existence.
2008-07-10
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The Duluth, MN-based manufacturer of single-engine, piston-powered aircraft has standardized on the PTC Product Development System to optimize its product development process.
2008-07-10
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NASA and Alliant Techsystems (ATK) have unveiled a new vertical test stand at ATK’s facility in Promontory, UT, that will be used to test-fire the full-scale abort motor for the launch-abort system of the Orion crew exploration vehicle.
2008-06-30
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The GE/Rolls-Royce fighter engine team has completed a high-altitude afterburner testing program at the U.S. Air Force Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) in Tennessee, including common exhaust hardware for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft.
2010-08-16
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GKN Aerospace will use SyncroFIT airframe and large aerostructure design and manufacturing software in conjunction with FiberSIM composites engineering software to manage the evolving product development process and deliver an optimized winglet for Bombardier’s CSeries aircraft program.
2010-03-19
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By gaining an early understanding of producibility challenges, Kaman Helicopters hopes to ensure a smooth hand-off of composite manufacturing data to the shop floor.
2009-02-06
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Boeing has implemented the Presagis Lyra image generator solution as part of the next-generation Apache helicopter simulator (AH-64D) at its Mesa, AZ, facility.
2009-02-06
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Engineers at Georgia Tech Research Institute are investigating the sources of noise in UAVs to quiet the aircraft and give them an additional form of stealth.
2010-03-15
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Solution enables engineers to emulate in-use life-cycle conditions to reduce development costs, eliminate uncertainty, and speed vehicles to market.
2010-01-20
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The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command awarded Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) a task order to provide modeling, simulation, and analytically based warfare analysis support to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations' (OPNAV) Assessment Division (N81).
2009-02-06
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LMI Aerospace Inc., a provider of design engineering services, structural assemblies, kits, and components to the aerospace, defense, and technology industries, has acquired Everett, WA-based Integrated Technologies Inc.
2009-08-07
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Ansys Inc. announced that one of its customers, Maxwell Technologies Inc., has made its ultracapacitor components library available for use with Simplorer software. As a result, automotive, aerospace, and industrial-power engineers developing hybrid vehicles and other electric-powered products and systems now can use the energy-storage device models in their simulations.
2009-03-17
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Immersive Technologies, a supplier of operator training simulators used in the mining and earthmoving industries, has opened a regional headquarters office in Salt Lake City, UT. The new facility allows for expansion of customer support and improved staff development opportunities.
2008-08-06
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Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), Formula One (F1) racing’s governing body, announced its plans late last year to reduce costs within the sport. Included in those plans are a series of measures to restrict aerodynamic testing.
2010-02-10
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BAE Systems signed an agreement with Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. to provide design integration and certification services in connection with the propulsion systems for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) aircraft.
2010-05-07
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BAE Systems has opened a new engineering hub in Melbourne, Australia, that will integrate the company’s aerospace, autonomous systems, and guided weapons research into a single facility. The building, which will accommodate more than 300 BAE employees, will give teams from BAE's Aerospace and Autonomous Systems Development, and Weapon Systems, access to modern laboratories to support a range of advanced design and test activities.
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