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2008-03-31
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ETAS’ ES4440 compact failure simulation module is used to insert electrical faults in the wire harness of a powertrain electronic control unit to verify the software and hardware passes diagnostics tests, like OBDII.
2008-03-31
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The HybriDyne series of hybrid-vehicle driveline test systems from Sakor Technologies is designed for calibrating the performance, efficiency, and durability of all aspects of hybrid-drivetrain systems, including electrical assist, diesel electric, and even fully electric vehicle systems.
2008-03-31
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Offering improved efficiency, flexibility, and integration, the RTT DeltaGen 7.0 3-D design and visualization software package from RTT USA features a real-time raytracer that runs on a standard single-CPU computer at rapid images-per-second speed.
2010-03-08
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The stochastic reactor modeling suite from cmcl innovations is an in-cylinder combustion and emissions simulator for internal-combustion engine applications.
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.
2009-08-19
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Northrop Grumman Corp. Aerospace Systems is strongly encouraging its supply chain to explore the use of Siemens' Sinumerik 840D solution line CNC and Sinumerik Volumetric Compensation System (VCS) to achieve high-tolerance machined parts for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.
2008-10-31
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Designing a city car that meets a spread of criteria from frugality to safety, and low emissions to practicality, has spawned many theoretical and some practical solutions over the past two decades in Europe, notably the smart from Daimler.
2008-10-14
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Continuing its effort to establish an identity, Saab unveiled an open version of the 9-X concept car it showed in Geneva, the 9-X Air.
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.
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.
2008-06-19
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Comsol’s latest version of its engineering and scientific software environment for modeling and simulating physics-based systems, Comsol Multiphysics 3.4, runs on Windows, Linux, Solaris, and Apple workstations. Among the most notable new features of version 3.4 is multicore processor support, which provides engineers and scientists with additional performance, solver speed, and accuracy when performing multiphysics simulations.
2008-03-31
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While critics of Hummer may be quick to call the HX concept an exercise in green washing, such an assessment would be limiting. If anything, the HX represents a potentially wise business move on the part of General Motors, since a production version—perhaps dubbed the H4—would be a worthy competitor to the Jeep Wrangler.
2008-03-31
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The 9-4X BioPower makes public Saab’s intentions to enter the growing crossover segment. It combines an engine optimized for ethanol with vehicle design elements developed by a team under Anthony Lo, General Motors Europe’s Director of Advanced Design.
2008-06-30
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Data from the tests of core components of a rocket engine from the Apollo era that carried the first Americans to the moon will help NASA build the next-generation engine that will power the new Ares launch vehicles, it says.
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.
2008-03-31
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Sensor Developments’ high-performance, noncontact sensors use IR telemetry to measure rotational torque in dynamometer systems.
2008-03-31
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Version 5.50 of Anthony Best Dynamics’ PLATO system, a noise/vibration measurement and analysis system for powertrain and power-steering NVH testing, offers a number of advances.
2010-12-21
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ETA offers the R1 update of its finite-element modeling software, PreSys.
2010-10-20
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The need to improve the aerodynamic performance of a class 8 truck has become a higher priority for manufacturers with the constant increase in fuel costs and implementation of stricter governmental regulations on emissions. To meet these requirements, the ability to predict the aerodynamic performance and hence evaluate the impact of new designs and evaluate add-on devices is of critical importance.
2008-06-30
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Aerospace valve manufacturer Shaw Aero Devices recently faced a challenge from one of its customers to build a solenoid valve with a pressure drop of 0.75 psi at a flow rate of 4.45 gal/min, while its standard valve measured out at 6.09 psi.
2008-03-31
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Mitsubishi previews possible Eclipse direction with turbodiesel power on display through the top of the hood.
2011-03-14
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Incorporating advanced fuel spray models and high-fidelity fuel chemistry models, the company's FORTÉ CFD package boasts accurate results in hours—one to two orders of magnitude faster than current CFD tools, according to the company.
2008-03-31
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"Why can't a minivan look as good as a sports car?" lead exterior designer Joel Baek asked, then answered pointing to the Nissan Forum.
2008-03-31
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Mercedes-Benz debuted its latest SUV at the 2008 Detroit auto show.
2008-04-11
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The design theme of a Johnson Controls' concept interior accents the idea of good things coming in threes. Called the I3—which stands for interface, integration, and ingenuity—the vehicle includes "industry-first technologies for vehicle interiors."
2008-03-31
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COMSOL Multiphysics 3.4 from COMSOL features an engineering and scientific software environment for modeling and simulating any physics-based system.
2008-03-31
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AutomationDesk 2.0 is a completely reworked version of dSpace¿s test automation software that provides new user-interface options and enhanced usability.
2008-03-31
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For more than 30 years, TRW owned and operated a proving ground in a state with more than 1 million tail-tossing, teeth-hammering reptiles. Now, the supplier has a proving ground that is in close proximity to the shakers and movers that matter: executives from automakers with an operational base in southeast Michigan.
2008-08-05
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Diesel, gasoline, and hybrid powertrains will have dedicated testing environments when an engineering service provider opens a new technical center later this year.
2008-03-31
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Modern automotive subsystems depend on an integrated mix of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and software technologies. To help account for this mix of technologies, General Motors Powertrain, with some help from Synopsys, pioneered a Signal Delivery Subsystem development process to design electronic controls and analyze technology interactions.
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