Leveraging Electronics Digital Twins on AWS to Accelerate Software-Defined Vehicle Validation

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Digital twin platforms enable industries to dramatically reduce costs and deliver products faster. Software-defined vehicles are one such automotive industry application that benefit from digital twins. By transitioning from a physical testing environment to an electronics digital twin based on virtual ECUs, OEMs are reducing their development and validation effort, resulting in higher productivity. This 30-minute Webinar explores the electronics digital twin concept using next-generation virtual ECU technologies on Amazon Web Services (AWS) including the technologies and key considerations to deploy, scale, and expedite automotive software-driven vehicle validation. Sponsor: Synopsys

Choosing a Silicone for Operation in Harsh Thermal Environments

Thursday, October 5, 2023

In extreme environments, materials tend to break down, crack, or become brittle, and in space applications, there is added risk of silicone contamination. However, silicones have been used in aircraft and aerospace applications for decades. Their unique properties allow them to maintain function in extreme heat and cold while absorbing stress between substrates with different coefficients of thermal expansion rates during thermal cycling. This 30-minute Webinar shows how to select the best silicone for operating in extreme temperatures based on intended function and examines silicones for extreme temperatures that are formulated to specifically mitigate the risk of contamination. Sponsor: Avantor

Scan-Based and Project Design for Medical

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

The medical uses for 3D scanning go beyond CT or scanning limbs; often there are hundreds of patient-specific parts that must be archived, referenced, and approved. With highly detailed scanners, professionals can now confidently convert their physical inventory to a digital format for easier sharing and file editing. This also opens the door for data management and automation in approval processes, speeding up lead times for patients to receive critical medical needs. This 30-minute Webinar will explore the process of scanning medical components as well as how to use product data management (PDM) in file automation. Sponsor: Hawk Ridge Systems

Introduction to the Integration of Digital Switching and Modules in Commercial Vehicles

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

What switching solution do you choose when you first move from a fully mechanical system to a digital one? How do you manage the system change including everything from hardware to software integration? In this 30-minute Webinar, attendees will learn how to create an entire digital switching system for a commercial vehicle. Design engineers, purchasers, and anyone involved in managing the migration from a mechanical switching system to a digital switching system will benefit from this event, which will look at the latest in customizable, programmable digital switching systems and offer methodology for choosing the best digital switching solution for individual commercial vehicle applications. Sponsor: Littelfuse

Miniaturized Solutions for Battery Development

Thursday, October 12, 2023

Within an electric vehicle (EV) battery system, the battery management system (BMS) is the electronic system that manages the battery pack and the cells. The BMS is critical for optimum battery performance and safety, meaning it must operate with a high degree of accuracy and reliability. It must be robust enough to withstand the environment it occupies yet remain compact and lightweight while limiting any additional bulk to the overall battery pack. This 60-minute Webinar will explore the latest trends, challenges, and solutions in BMS and identify key requirements needed for a highly integrated and optimized BMS. Sponsor: TE Connectivity

Engineering Processes for Digital Knowledge Workers

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Digital engineering is revolutionizing the way aerospace and defense systems are being designed, developed, and maintained. Enabling digital knowledge workers is crucial for its success. This 60-minute Webinar will explore the benefits of a holistic and fully model-based approach. Using detailed customer cases, speakers will combine value stream and process mapping to open new perspectives for redesigning, streamlining, and automating digital knowledge work. The Webinar will also show how to involve both leadership and the frontline in defining such a process architecture and demonstrate modern tooling to secure a successful rollout. Sponsor: UL Solutions

Accelerate Electric Vehicle Development with HPC and Unified Design and Simulation

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Today's intense market pressure means electric vehicle (EV) design and analysis work must be completed quickly, accurately, and affordably. This 60-minute Webinar explores the benefits of using a unified design, modeling, and simulation process in combination with high-performance computing to accelerate the development of new electric drive systems. Speakers will discuss methods to improve efficiency of key simulation workflows — such as electromagnetics, thermal management, gear lubrication, and noise and vibration. The Webinar will also provide details on innovative compute architectures and platforms to help product development teams accelerate simulation throughput. Sponsors: Dassault Systèmes Simulia, AMD

Instrument Building 101: Design Your Solution for Molecular Diagnostics

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Designing a solution for molecular diagnostic instruments involves a complex system of hardware, software, firmware, consumables, and chemistries working together. These factors need to function synergistically to provide the highest possible sensitivity and specificity for an accurate test result and analysis. Whether an instrument will be designed for an end-to-end molecular diagnostic instrument or on a smaller scale, the number of components and lead time required to integrate these can take years. This Tech Talk provides options for reducing development time by using configurable pipetting, gantry, and liquid handling OEM parts with component options that support specific assay needs. Sponsor: Tecan

How Additive Manufacturing Can Increase Efficiency in EV Production

Thursday, October 19, 2023

Additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, acts as a catalyst, propelling the shift towards efficiency in electric vehicles (EVs), autonomous systems, and beyond. AM offers significant advances across EV production, enhancing vehicle systems like connectors and routing components, optimizing thermal management, and employing custom jigs and fixtures. This 60-minute Webinar will delve into the world of AM and its transformative impact on electric vehicles, autonomous vehicles, and the next generation of mobility as well as explore how AM can supercharge component and system development, verification, and manufacturing processes. Sponsor: 3D Systems

October 2023 Battery & Electrification Summit

Tuesday, October 24 – Wednesday, October 25, 2023

The online Battery and Electrification Summit – presented by Battery & Electrification Technology magazine and SAE International – brings together industry experts to explore the latest advancements and trends in battery and electrification technology. The FREE event offers two days of expert advice, insight, problem-solving ideas, and emerging applications for engineers and their teams in the aerospace/defense and automotive/commercial vehicle space. Each day’s agenda features four hours of panel discussions, technical sessions, and more. Sponsors: Keysight, COMSOL, HORIBA, Avery-Dennison Performance Tapes, Micro-Epsilon, Element, Nikon, TE Connectivity, Pickering, INSTRON, Iwaki America, Taiyo Yuden, MOCAP

Software Solutions for Battery Management System Applications With AUTOSAR

Thursday, October 26, 2023

As demand for electric vehicles continues to increase, so does the demand for improved performance, faster charging time, increased range, and longer battery life, along with improved safety. These demands drive rapid technological advancements in EV battery designs. As batteries become more powerful and complex, more sophisticated BMS architectures are needed to ensure safety and reliability of EVs. Therefore, the ability to enable ASIL D functional safety values from the hardware all the way into the application layer software is critical. This 60-minute Webinar will outline performance and functional safety capabilities with HVBMS and AUTOSAR software to accelerate automotive development. Sponsor: Elektrobit

High Optical Power SOA and DFB Lasers for High Performance Photonic Systems

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOAs) and distributed-feedback (DFB) lasers are critical in photonics systems like optical communication and automotive coherent LiDAR. Both applications are required for high optical power sources to achieve longer range and greater detection distance. When a DFB laser and SOA are properly paired, together they can achieve a superior detection range for LiDAR or transmission distance for optical communication and data centers. This 30-minute Webinar will provide insight into choosing the best high output power SOAs and DFB laser diodes for various high-performance optical and photonic systems. An audience Q&A session will follow the technical presentation. Sponsor: SemiNex

Integrating Thermal, Mechanical, and Fluid Dynamic Design Elements When Mitigating TRP

Thursday, November 2, 2023

Mitigating or preventing thermal runaway propagation (TRP) continues to be one of the most challenging aspects of module and pack design. This 60-minute Webinar will explore considerations engineers must address when developing a thermal runaway propagation strategy for Li-ion batteries. Topics include specifics of the thermal, mechanical, and fluid-dynamic design envelope within a Li-ion battery; the order in which those three elements’ challenges should be addressed; design tools to help visualize the problem and its potential solutions. An audience Q&A session will follow the technical presentation. Sponsor: Aspen Aerogels

Diversifying Your 3D Printing Line for Medical Device Success

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

There are numerous advantages to using multiple print technologies as part of a holistic additive strategy to effectively service medical industry applications. This 20-minute Tech Talk will explore these advantages and provide insight into which 3D-printed materials are suitable for medical devices as well as special considerations for optimizing an additive lab for seamless workflows across different print technologies. Attendees also will see industry-specific case studies that highlight the advantages of top-of-the-line print technologies including HP multi-jet fusion and Formlabs SLA/SLS in the medical space. Sponsor: Hawk Ridge Systems

Precision, Control, and Repeatability: Harnessing the Power of UV Curing in Medical Manufacturing

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Ultraviolet (UV) curing technology has evolved into an indispensable tool for manufacturers in the medical devices industry, where precision and reliability is paramount. UV curing enables the bonding, sealing, marking, and coating of a variety of substrates in compliance with stringent quality requirements. Achieving optimal results in hinges on meticulous control of the UV exposure process. UV systems with precise control can empower manufacturers to refine curing parameters, thereby enhancing efficiency and quality. This 30-minute Webinar will delve into the transformative capabilities of modern UV curing systems and explore how it can revolutionize the curing process in medical manufacturing. Sponsor: Excelitas Technologies