The latest release of ANSYS' Savant and EMIT software gives engineers the power to design and predict the performance of installed antenna and radio frequency (RF) environments quickly and more accurately for a range of products—from wearable and mobile devices to autonomous vehicles.
Daimler Trucks' Dr. Wilfried Achenbach, who is serving as chairman of the SAE 2016 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress, discusses a range of significant technology issues including automated driving, Phase 2 GHG regs, the Industrial Internet of Things, cybersecurity and plans for the SuperTruck.
More hydrogen fueling stations in California and additional electric vehicle charging stations across the U.S. could reduce the range anxiety consumers have about driving these advanced-technology vehicles.
EnSilica offers the Kalman Filter acceleration IP core for use in situational awareness radar sensors for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), such as electronic stability control systems, pre-crash impact mitigation, blind spot detection, lane departure detection and self parking.
Linde LLC's Hydroflex atmosphere control system (ACS) is a solution for clean and bright oxide-free annealing of steel, stainless steel, copper, bronze or brass with high reliability and repeatability and is suitable for applications including automotive, aerospace and military components, construction and industrial equipment and electrical systems.
As part of a recently announced initiative, NASA is in the midst of researching a number of strategic projects that include quiet supersonic flight, electric distributed propulsion, and hybrid wing aircraft, with goals that include demonstrating advanced technologies to reduce fuel use, emissions and noise, and accelerate possible introduction to the marketplace.
As attributes and functions within vehicles become ever more interdependent, the CAE community is finding ways to increase multi-physics simulations and deliver credible multi-domain optimization. New types of engineers are emerging as a result.
In the additive manufacturing world, the costs of components are dropping, the technology is becoming more reliable and parts are fabricated faster. This is allowing industries such as automotive to adopt additive technologies, says Oak Ridge Lab's Ryan Dehoff.