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Green Design & Manufacturing

Articles: Green Design & Manufacturing
In place of the usual gasoline-powered motors, the X-57 has two all-electric motors powered by traction batteries.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Preliminary research into modifying whole effluent toxicity testing protocols designed for continuous flow discharges as applied to episodic and/or ephemeral discharges such as those associated with storm water runoff.
INSIDER: Aerospace

One of the aeronautical challenges of the 21st century is finding a way to quickly construct new, sustainable aircraft. Hi-Rate Composite Aircraft Manufacturing (HiCAM), one...

INSIDER: Green Design & Manufacturing

For those onboard a commercial jet, the lowering of the landing gear is a familiar sound signaling the home stretch of the flight. Then comes the sound of wheels on the tarmac,...

News: Power

In the current context of aircraft electrification, the aerospace industry needs to address increased design complexity and higher levels of integration,...

News: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

SAE International is inviting global participation in its AeroTech® aerospace and defense technology conference and exhibition, which is for the first...

Briefs: Materials
Using cellulose crystals as building blocks for the design and development of new low-density functional polymer composites.
News: Automotive

The Boeing Company is kicking off a new round of flight-testing to research approximately 50 technology projects related to safety, environmental sustainability, and passenger...

News: Communications

LeoLabs, Inc. of Menlo Park, California has deployed the world's first dedicated regulatory platform for low-Earth orbit (LEO): the Space Regulatory and...

News: Energy
The increased use of photonics has the potential to reduce CO2 emissions — by 3-billion tons.
News: Energy

In its 2019 Global Environment report, the Boeing Company provides an update on the environmental strategy the company unveiled last year. The strategy identifies 2025 as a target year to...

News: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Additive manufacturing continues to advance and transform mobility engineering, as aerospace and automotive firms increasingly adopt and invest...

News: Defense

As aircraft become larger, lighter, and increasing more sophisticated, so do their components and parts. Follow that logic, and part manufacturing must also become...

News: Sensors/Data Acquisition
DETECTING PLASTIC LANDMINES

Hidden PFM-1 anti-personnel landmines are unexploded ordnance (UXO) devices that pose a difficult challenge to conventional...

INSIDER: Defense

The Construction Engineering Research Laboratory in Champaign, Illinois, has successfully three-dimensionally printed a 512 square-foot concrete structure. The structure, called a barracks hut or B-Hut, was...

INSIDER: Green Design & Manufacturing

The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology developed a process that can be used onboard aircraft while in flight to produce hydrogen from water (including wastewater on the...

INSIDER: Aerospace

To stay in the proper orbit, many satellites have thrusters – small rocket engines – that fire to change altitude or orientation in space. On Earth, where gravity dominates, five pounds of...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Washington State University researchers have found a way to make jet fuel from a common black fungus found in decaying leaves, soil, and rotting fruit. They used Aspergillus...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Two NASA experiments designed to help reduce fuel consumption and emissions will fly this spring on a specially outfitted Boeing 757 airplane called the ecoDemonstrator. One includes 31 small devices that...

INSIDER: Unmanned Systems

A breakthrough propulsion technology to provide greener air transport could be developed after the underlying engineering was declared a success. Six universities and two research...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Researchers from the University of Cambridge, in association with Boeing, have successfully tested the first aircraft to be powered by a parallel hybrid-electric propulsion system, where an...

INSIDER: Energy

A consortium is working on a project to maximize energy harvesting on a spacecraft of the future. The initiative seeks to find energy-saving and -maximizing solutions to enable...

INSIDER: Software

A computer model that accurately predicts how composite materials behave when damaged will make it easier to design lighter, more fuel-efficient aircraft. Innovative computer...

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