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Capturing and Reusing Wasted Energy with Nanopeapods

Capturing and Reusing Wasted Energy with Nanopeapods

Researchers use a unique nanotube system to transform excess energy to useful power.

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From AABME: Robotics and Heart Therapy

From AABME: Robotics and Heart Therapy

Prof. Thomas Secord, University of St. Thomas, talks to David Walsh, AABME.org's editor in chief, about bringing together the fields of robotics, mechatronics, and medicine to create heart therapies.

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Clean Energy: Taking on the Duck Curve

Clean Energy: Taking on the Duck Curve

Renewable energy is disrupting the electric industry as it generates some of the lowest-cost electricity on the grid.

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  • Video

    Integrating Renewable Electricity on the Grid

    Maintaining grid stability is a challenge as utilities rush to add renewable power to their generating portfolio. In this multi-part video series learn about the new approaches grid operators are taking to seamlessly integrate their output into the system.

    July 02, 2018

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  • Journals

    Get the Latest Issue of the Journal of Energy Resources Technology

    The Journal of Energy Resources Technology disseminates technical information – peer-reviewed scholarly work, research papers, technical briefs, and feature articles – of permanent interest to the Journal's readership.

    July 02, 2018

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  • Article

    Record Efficiency Highs on Solar

    Researchers at the University of Michigan have worked to develop an organic solar cell based on carbon materials that pushes the needle ahead in terms of efficiency.

    July 09, 2018

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  • Conference

    IPC 2018 Distinguished Lecturer Has Been Announced!

    Yong-Yi Wang from CRES has been selected as the Distinguished Lecturer for the 2018 International Pipeline Conference. Yong-Yi has had a total of 67 papers published at IPC covering 10 of the 11 conferences.

    July 30, 2018

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  • Standards

    ASME Publishes New Draft Standard for Trial Use on Mechanical and Thermal Energy Storage Systems

    As part of its ongoing efforts to better serve emerging technologies, ASME recently published PTC 53-2018, Mechanical and Thermal Energy Storage Systems [Draft Standard for Trial Use].

    May 07, 2018

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  • Conference

    Workshop: Risk and Resilience of Industrial installations Against Natural Threats and Mitigation Strategies

    The main objective of this workshop is to familiarize Early Stage and Experienced Researchers with the state-of-the-art of risk and resilience of industrial installations.

    July 02, 2018

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  • Article

    Military Looks to Renewables in Battle Zones

    Fuel convoys supplying forward operating military bases take many casualties because they are enemy targets. The military wants to switch to renewable energy and microgrids for efficiency and casualty reduction.

    June 25, 2018

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  • ECLIPSE

    ECLIPSE Interns Continue the ‘Put-A-Smile’ Effort in Puerto Rico

    Earlier this year, the 2017-2018 class of ASME ECLIPSE interns, inspired by the efforts of group of ASME members in California, lifted the spirits of school children in Puerto Rico, which is still recovering from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria last fall.

    June 04, 2018

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  • Article

    Beer Could Make Better Fuel than Ethanol

    After hours, some researchers have a reputation for knocking back a few beers. Research chemists in England recently brought some of the pub back to the lab, converting beer into fuel that could be used in existing automobiles.

    July 02, 2018

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  • ME Magazine

    In this month's report we focus on energy. Find out what power utilities need to better handle the peaks and valleys of renewable energy.

    In this month's report we focus on energy. Find out what power utilities need to better handle the peaks and valleys of renewable energy.

    July 02, 2018

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  • Standards

    Revisions to Two ASME Standards Now Available

    ASME recently published updated versions of two of its standards, which address elevator and escalator inspection and platform lift and stairway chairlift safety.

    June 04, 2018

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  • Article

    Pumping Extremely Hot Metal, Part 1

    Georgia Tech researchers create a new ceramic pump that can move molten tin heated to record-high temperatures.

    May 21, 2018

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  • Landmarks

    Knight Foundry Redesignated as an ASME Landmark

    The Knight Foundry in Sutter Creek, Calif., one of the few water-powered foundries in the United States, was recently redesignated as an ASME Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark.

    April 23, 2018

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  • Article

    Create Energy with Every Step You Take

    Tile technology converts and stores energy with every step that lands on it.

    March 26, 2018

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  • Journals

    Design and Fabrication of a Multistage Solar Still With Three Focal Concentric Collectors

    This research is intended to design and manufacture a multilayer solar distiller at a promising cost. Get the article from the ASME Digital Collection!

    May 07, 2018

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  • Courses

    ASME to Present Pressure Vessel and Piping Failure Modes Program in Houston

    ASME Learning & Development will hold a series of Pressure Vessel and Piping (PVP) MasterClasses next month in Houston.

    May 07, 2018

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  • Landmarks

    Single Crystal Turbine Blade Named ASME’s 265th Landmark

    Last month, Pratt & Whitney’s single crystal turbine blade was designated as an ASME Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark at a ceremony at the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Conn.

    March 26, 2018

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  • Video

    VIDEO: Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage

    Learn more about the journal that focuses on processes, components, devices, and systems that store and convert electrical and chemical energy.

    April 02, 2018

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  • Article

    Blowing with the Wind

    Researchers at Rutgers University have increased wind turbine power generation by 10% with what they call an “Aerodynamic Flow Deflector.”

    February 20, 2018

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  • Conference

    EPRI Expert Workshop to Be Held at 2018 PVP

    The workshop will build on previous discussions which have considered the principles and requirements that should be followed to establish robust and relevant creep-continuum damage mechanics constitutive models.

    February 12, 2018

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  • Conference

    Save the Date for FEDSM2018!

    FEDSM2018 is involved in all areas of fluid mechanics, encompassing both fundamental as well as applications, to all types of devices, processes and machines involving fluid flows

    March 12, 2018

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  • News

    Congressional Briefing Focuses on Strengthening the Defense Industrial Base

    ASME recently joined the Coalition for National Security Research (CNSR) in hosting a Congressional Briefing on the important role of defense science and technology (S&T) funding in ensuring a strong defense industrial base.

    March 12, 2018

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  • Article

    Blowing with the Wind

    Researchers at Rutgers University have increased wind turbine power generation by 10% with what they call an “Aerodynamic Flow Deflector.”

    February 20, 2018

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  • Video

    Video: Additive Advantage

    Siemens demonstrated the potential of additive manufacturing to speed the development of turbine blade development by eliminating casting in the prototyping phase.

    February 12, 2018

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  • Conference

    Submit a Presentation or Poster for P&E!

    Two conferences and forums come together to create an event of major impact for the Power and Energy sectors. Fossil and nuclear power generation, renewables, energy storage, fuels, photovoltaics and much more will be discussed.

    March 12, 2018

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  • Article

    ASME Briefing on Capitol Hill Highlights Cutting-Edge Lasers

    ASME recently convened a congressional staff briefing titled, “Lasers for America: Driving Advancements in Science, National Security, Manufacturing, Health, and U.S. Competitiveness.”

    February 12, 2018

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  • Books

    Fifth Edition of Boiler Code Companion Guide Now Available

    The two-volume set has been completely updated to address the 2015 Boiler & Pressure Vessel (B&PV) Code, as well as topics pertinent to the most recent edition of the Boiler & Pressure Vessel (B&PV) Code, which was released in 2017.

    February 12, 2018

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  • Video

    Video: Increasing Efficiency

    Babcock & Wilcox’s ultra-supercritical boiler at the John W. Turk Jr. Power Plant can withstand extremely high pressure and temperatures. As a result, the plant uses less fuel than standard coal-fired boilers and releases 17 percent fewer CO₂ emissions.

    February 12, 2018

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  • News

    Nominations Due Soon for Nearly 30 Society Awards

    The ASME Honors and Awards Committee will be accepting nominations for 29 ASME awards — including the ASME Medal, Honorary Membership and the Henry R. Worthington Medal — over the next two months.

    January 22, 2018

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  • ME Magazine

    ME Magazine: Does Silicon Valley Have Enough Mechanical Engineers?

    The internet of things promises a world of digitally connected physical objects. But do tech firms have enough mechanical engineering talent to make it happen?

    January 02, 2018

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  • Conference

    Register now for SETAM!

    This symposium will provide a unique opportunity for those involved in the fossil, nuclear, and petrochemical industries, standards development organizations and government.

    January 16, 2018

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  • Article

    The Power of Evaporation

    Evaporation is an overlooked source of alternative energy that, with the right technology, could become more plentiful and reliable than solar or wind.

    December 11, 2017

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  • Conference

    SAVE THE DATE: ASME 2018 V&V

    Practicing experts in diverse disciplines will be invited to submit abstracts on this emerging field. Share your expertise and leadership, gain recognition, and showcase your organization’s work by presenting at this leading conference in this rapidly evolving area.

    November 13, 2017

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  • Membership

    SPOTLIGHT ON: Clean Energy

    ASME has a wealth of resources for members working in all areas of engineering technology, including this hot topic.

    December 11, 2017

    Download the Clean Energy brochure

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  • Books

    Robot Manipulator Redundancy Resolution

    Introducing a revolutionary, quadratic-programming based approach to solving long-standing problems in motion planning and control of redundant manipulators 

    December 04, 2017

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  • Article

    Smart Coatings Mean Longer Offshore Life

    NASA, the US Navy, and the EU are developing a new class of smart coatings to protect against corrosion and prolong the life of power projects.

    December 04, 2017

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  • Fellowship

    Apply for a 2018-2019 ASME Congressional Fellowship in Energy!

    Once chosen as a congressional fellow, select your congressional assignment through interviews with congressional offices, with reference to ASME’s priority issues, which includes “Clean Energy.” Applications accepted between September 15, 2017 – January 31, 2018.

    September 05, 2017

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