Keyword: Cost analysis

Articles: Materials
Learn about the most common bond systems for CBN wheels: resin, vitrified, and electroplated matrixes.
Articles: Aerospace
With such great abundance, why is titanium so expensive?
Articles: Defense

With such challenges as base closings, shrinking defense budgets, and sequestration, the worldwide maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) sector is projected to experience a significant...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

It can be argued that small form factor design trends are paradoxical. As form factor size decreases, functionality requirements increase; as processing power requirements heighten, lower...

Articles: Data Acquisition

As the performance requirements of avionics, military, and space electronic systems increase, so do the demands on the power supplies for these systems. Successful system designs...

Articles: Photonics/Optics

Autonomous vehicles require gyroscopes for navigation and stabilization of the platform in demanding battlefield, aerospace and undersea environments. Autonomous vehicles...

Briefs: Information Technology
Considering Software Protection for Embedded Systems

Given the current trend of reprogrammable embedded devices within the Department of Defense and industry, attention needs to be refocused on the benefits or measurability of software protection applied to this domain. Modern reconfigurable embedded systems consider circuits as software and the...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

A study of lightcraft propulsion systems in general has led to the conception and analysis of such a system for launching a small (having a mass no more than a few kilograms) satellite...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

Remaining at the forefront of technological advancements in the printed wiring industry requires a proven combination of process methodology, state-of-the-art processing...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

For over two decades, the VMEbus has maintained its position as the open standard bus architecture of choice for defense and aerospace applications. While VME, a parallel...

Briefs: Materials

Plasma-spray application of coating materials that include tungsten carbide has been investigated as an alternative to electroplating of hard chromium onto internal metal surfaces...

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