Verifying the integrity of designs and ensuring that everything meets the original requirements is an important step in the design of products that meet safety requirements. As systems become more complex, it’s becoming more difficult to find all potential problems.
The Baja SAE series concluded in Illinois in June, with Cornell capturing first place at that event and also winning the Baja SAE season's Iron Team Award for top aggregate score across the three regional competitions.
Electric propulsion has been limited so far to small movements of the satellites once it is in its geostationary orbit. The Boeing 702SP innovation is its use of electric propulsion to raise the satellite from its launch-vehicle drop-off point to geostationary orbit.
Researchers from Tata Technologies Ltd. used steady state Multiple Reference Frame (MRF) methodology and the transient sliding mesh methodology to assess cavitation, pump performance, and Net Positive Suction Head (NPSH) in liquid ring pumps using ANSYS-Fluent CFD software.
The 2014 Collegiate Design Series season concluded with the co-located FSAE Lincoln and FSAE Electric events. The University of Kansas placed first in the combustion class, and Universidade Estadual de Campinas did same in the electric class.
A soon-to-be-published SAE International standard, AS6500, is designed to encourage suppliers and OEMs to put more focus on manufacturability during the early phases of a product’s life cycle. The objective: more reliable, affordable, and on-schedule weapon systems.