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2011-11-03
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In the automotive industry, the industrial robot is a common solution to achieve high-speed, repeatable processes. But due to its lack of accuracy and its compliant nature, use of robots has not been as successful in aircraft manufacturing. The use of force control with robots could change that.
2011-11-03
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Usage of composite materials is increasing in the aerospace industry. However, the materials are difficult to machine. Specific problems are the excessive abrasive nature of the composite material and the poor thermal conductivity of titanium (about one-sixth that of steels).
2011-11-01
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The flywheel energy-storage system is being integrated with a CVT and electric PTO for installation in a demonstrator vehicle. Kinergy has achieved an efficiency level greater than that of a conventional geared drive, claims the company.
2011-11-01
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Remote acceleration sensors from TRW Automotive Holdings offer improved crash sensing performance by detecting impacts from more than one direction simultaneously.
2011-11-01
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Toshiba America Electronic Components’ Visconti2 (TMPV7500) is part of the Visconti series of image recognition processors for automotive applications.
2011-11-01
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RACam combines radar with a camera system and processing capability, with its fusion of data enabling a suite of active safety systems including adaptive cruise control with stop-start and autonomous braking, headlamp control, traffic-sign recognition, and pedestrian detection also with autonomous braking.
2011-11-01
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Atmel’s secure ATA5790N is an ultra-low-power AVR microcontroller (MCU) with advanced encryption standard (AES)-128 immobilizer protocol stack.
2011-11-01
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Texas Instruments’ automotive-qualified 36-V, single-supply, low-noise operational amplifier (op amp) can function on supplies ranging from +2.7 to +36 V.
2011-11-01
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Allegro MicroSystems’ A8502 and A8514 are multi-output LED drivers for liquid crystal display backlighting.
2011-11-01
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Toshiba America Electronic Components’ two 32-bit ARM Cortex-M3 core-based microcontroller (MCU) devices are designed for use in automotive electronic control units, the electronic subsystems within a car that control functions such as power steering or the drive motor in hybrid and electric cars.
2011-11-01
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Designed specifically to support motor control requirements, Fujitsu Semiconductor America’s series of 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) combines performance with a wide range of peripheral functions.
2011-10-31
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Meggitt Sensing Systems offers the Endevco model 2226C, a compact adhesive-mounted piezoelectric accelerometer designed for the general-purpose vibration testing of smaller structures and objects.
2011-10-31
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The 16V/58F iMOD ultracapacitor module series from loxus provides high performance, high efficiency, and high reliability for starting systems and automotive subsystems.
2011-10-31
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Denso ADC’s BHT-900 handheld bar-code terminals feature C-language programming and USB connection directly to a PC.
2011-10-31
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X-REL’s XTRM high-reliability, high-temperature product portfolio is suited to fields such as aeronautics, space, automotive, and other harsh environments.
2011-10-28
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The new Skyactiv powertrain debuts in the U.S. with 12:1 compression but without stop/start to save cost. Its all-new planetary six-speed automatic shifts with the speed of a DCT.
2011-10-28
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The rugged SVME/DMV-194 from Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing is based on a Freescale Power Architecture QorIQ P2020 processor with dual 1.2 GHz cores and delivers 6x the computing performance, at nearly the same cost, of earlier VME designs.
2011-10-28
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Two 90° mini-hybrid 3-dB couplers from Narda combine high isolation with compact size and the ability to meet military specifications for temperature, shock, and vibration.
2011-10-28
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Built on Power Architecture technology, Freescale’s multicore Qorivva 32-bit MPC5676R microcontroller unit (MCU) is aimed at powertrain applications.
2011-10-28
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Cicoil’s flexible and durable flat silicone cables are designed for use on unmanned aerial vehicles that require absolute reliability in mission-critical applications.
2011-10-28
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Cummins Inc. and Guangxi LiuGong Machinery Co. Ltd. have formed a joint-venture partnership to manufacture engines at a new facility to be built in Liuzhou City, Guangxi Province, in southern China. The JV operation is expected to commence engine production in 2013, with initial operations beginning as early as 2012 to include engine-kit assembly.
2011-10-28
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Dana Holding Corp. and Bosch Rexroth AG have completed their 50:50 joint venture to develop and manufacture advanced powersplit drive transmissions for global off-highway markets. Known as Dana Rexroth Transmission Systems, the JV will engineer, manufacture, and market hydromechanical variable powersplit transmission (HVT) systems, which the suppliers believe will play an important role in improving fuel economy, productivity, emissions reductions, and vehicle maneuverability.
2011-10-27
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The deployment of advanced driver assistance systems are beginning to cascade from the luxury to high-volume segments such as those represented by the Ford Focus and Mercedes-Benz B-Class. This is bringing with it declining costs, according to a new report from ABI Research, a phenomenon that "is expected to continue the next few years."
2011-10-27
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Lindsay Brooke, Senior Editor of SAE International’s Automotive Engineering International magazine, will join Pete Savagian, General Motors' Director of Electrification Architecture and Electric Motors, for a Web chat on Friday, Oct. 28, from 3-4 p.m.
2011-10-27
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Dow Kokam says its multifaceted new R&D center in Lee's Summit, MO, will help it to bring next-generation lithium-ion battery solutions to market faster while identifying breakthrough technologies. According to the company, it is one of the world's most advanced battery laboratories.
2011-10-27
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As companies strive to develop products faster with less cost, CAE simulation and physical test forge stronger ties.
2011-10-27
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U.K. consortium develops compact electric power unit with higher-energy-density lithium-ion battery cells.
2011-10-26
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One of the world’s most traditional and oldest automakers is developing a high-performance pure-electric sports car.
2011-10-26
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When the Spark EV reaches select global markets in 2013, the car will use an A123 Systems battery pack.
2011-10-26
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A significant part of the development for the Peugeot 3008 crossover, carried out in partnership with Bosch, was for the four central components of the axle-split technology. The biggest development challenge was to ensure the 3008 hybrid diesel's fuel consumption was significantly better than that of the regular diesel version.
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