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Focus on alternative powertrain technologies for ICPC 2015

2015-02-23
Dr.-Ing. Marko Dekena, Executive Vice President, Global Business Development, Sales and International Operations Powertrain Systems, AVL, recently spoke with SAE Off-Highway Engineering about some of the strategic and technical issues likely to be discussed at this year’s event.
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Wheel motion sensor

2015-03-05
Applus IDIADA listened to customer feedback in developing its new DynaWheel-III device, focusing on making the system even more reliable and easy-to-use. The wheel position measurement system is composed of two separate parts: the mechanical arms with six absolute optical encoders and the new electronic box (DW-Box), providing real-time calculation of wheel position.
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FEV shows compact DCT for FWD vehicles

2015-03-05
The new generation of dual-clutch transmissions, called the xDCT family, is claimed to offer reduced transmission mass, lower complexity/cost, improved fuel consuption, and better launch characteristics for front-drive vehicles.
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AVL transmission aims at best-in-class PHEV performance

2015-03-05
For its new 7-Mode transmission, AVL focused on key requirements for hybrid drivetrains including best-in-class fuel consumption in NEDC charge-sustaining mode and full drivetrain functionality with a depleted battery.
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SanDisk targets infotainment with automotive-grade flash

2015-02-25
Conventional vehicle radios are morphing into increasingly powerful infotainment systems, prompting a need for storage to hold apps, navigation, and other data. Flash storage supplier SanDisk is beefing up its automotive portfolio with automotive grade chips and memory cards to satisfy that need.
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Counterfeit electronic parts: Manufacture of and avoidance

2015-02-25
The inventors of semiconductor chips or electronic parts most likely never imagined that over 50 years later, the aviation, space, and defense industries would be faced with the availability or proliferation of counterfeit electronic parts in their supply chains.
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With connectivity comes cyber security concerns

2015-04-24
As connectivity expands throughout the transportation industry, it’s transforming security from door locks to firewalls and antivirus programs. Aircraft and ground vehicle representatives discussed the topic during the “Technical Expert Panel Discussion: With connectivity, comes risks - cybersecurity and safety” at the 2015 SAE World Congress.
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Altair optimizes 3D-printed structures for complex, lightweight designs

2015-04-02
The company expects to better support the use of additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, by releasing new OptiStruct solver capabilities for topology optimization. The company claims this new technology is the first tool developed specifically for designers of lattice structures.
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Four-quadrant voltage drop simulator

2015-04-28
EM Test now offers the VDS 200Q Series, a four-quadrant voltage drop simulator that can source and sink current using a programmed voltage in both positive and negative polarities.
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Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator 757 used to get the bugs out

2015-04-24
Boeing is in the midst of several months of flights with its ecoDemonstrator 757 in a first-round effort to evaluate new technologies in 2015 that are expected to reduce environmental effects on natural laminar flow as a way to improve aerodynamic efficiency while reducing noise and carbon emissions.
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Flight propulsion goes electric

2015-06-12
Small, electrically driven propellers spaced along wing leading-edges could benefit both small and medium-size aircraft
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Simulation-driven design

2015-04-17
PowerINSIGHT 2.0 from Exa Corp. provides real-time collaboration to reduce the risk of product compromise and costly late-stage design changes. The upgrade derives compelling presentations from terabytes of simulation data rapidly and accurately, the company claims.
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Severe-duty transmissions

2015-04-13
Allison Transmission Holdings' new 9832 Oil Field Series model offers 3200 hp (2386 kW) for pressure pumping in tough environments.
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High-temp fluorosilicone elastomers

2015-04-27
Dow Corning unveiled a significant enhancement to its Silastic fluorosilicone rubber (FSR) portfolio at the SAE 2015 World Congress, developing a more heat-resistant technology for applications in which temperatures exceed 220°C (428°F).
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Separating the right signals from the noise

2015-04-13
Telematics has become a megatrend as more companies of every size see value in having a 24/7, real-time overview of their machines, according to Danfoss Power Solutions' Marc Weston.
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