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Battery Capacity Gets a Boost

Battery Capacity Gets a Boost

Lithium-ion batteries have shortcomings in storage and safety. Now researchers at Michigan Technological University are making anodes from metallic lithium, the densest source of lithium ions available.

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Call for Papers: Advanced Manufacturing & Repair for Gas Turbines

Call for Papers: Advanced Manufacturing & Repair for Gas Turbines

The Advanced Manufacturing and Repair for Gas Turbines is seeking abstracts in advance of its 2-day symposium held March 19-20 in Berlin, Germany. Submit by October 22, 2018.

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IMECE Energy Track Speaker Announced!

IMECE Energy Track Speaker Announced!

Dr. Ahmed F. Ghoniem, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Director of the Center for Energy and Propulsion Research and the Reacting Gas Dynamics Laboratory at MIT has been announced as a Energy track speaker at IMECE.

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  • Books

    ASME Publishes Third Edition of Pipeline Pumping and Compression Systems Handbook

    SME Press has issued a third edition of its classic pipeline book, Pipeline Pumping and Compression Systems: A Practical Approach. This comprehensive professional reference has been extensively revised and updated for its third edition.

    September 24, 2018

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  • E4C

    Biomining the Elements of the Future

    Biomining is so versatile that it can be used on other planetary bodies. Bioleaching studies on the ISS have shown microorganisms from extreme environments on Earth can leach a variety of important minerals and metals from rocks when exposed to space.

    August 27, 2018

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  • Article

    Industry Tackles Challenges in Mass-Producing Flexible Solar Panels

    There’s a big market for flexible, thin film solar panels that can be affixed to office buildings, homes, and campers in long rolls to generate energy, but mass producing them has been elusive.

    August 27, 2018

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  • Journals

    Manuscripts Sought for ASCE-ASME Special Journal Issue on Human Performance and Decision-Making

    An upcoming special issue of the ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering is currently accepting papers addressing the theme of human performance and decision-making in complex industrial environments. 

    September 24, 2018

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  • Conference

    ICEF: Call for Work-in-Progress Posters

    The ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division invites you to submit your WIP research in internal combustion engines. Share your research and receive valuable feedback from experts in the field of internal combustion engines. Submit a 400-word abstract by September 21.

    August 27, 2018

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  • Journals

    ASME’s Position Strengthens Within the Scholarly Publishing Arena

    For a second year, the ASME Journal Program has experienced significant increases in both the total number of citations and its Journal Impact Factor (JIF) rankings.

    August 27, 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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  • E-Fest

    ASME E-Fests Team Introduces ASME EFx Events in India, Sets Two ASME E-Fest Dates for 2019

    ASME’s newest program for engineering students, ASME EFx, kicked off last week with the first in a series of seven events that are scheduled to take place at various universities throughout India over the next several weeks.

    August 20, 2018

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  • E4C

    Biomining the Elements of the Future

    Biomining is so versatile that it can be used on other planetary bodies. Bioleaching studies on the ISS have shown microorganisms from extreme environments on Earth can leach a variety of important minerals and metals from rocks when exposed to space.

    August 27, 2018

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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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  • Conference

    Register now for Power & Energy!

    From June 24-28, ASME Power & Energy Conference brings together all of ASME’s world class conferences on Power Generation and Energy Sustainability.

    June 04, 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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