Mechanical Engineering magazine

Mechanical Engineering is the award-winning monthly flagship publication of ASME. Published since 1880, the magazine delivers an interdis ciplinary view into engineering trends and breakthroughs, giving readers a roadmap to better understand today's technology and tomorrow's innovations.

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Cover Story

The Little Rocket Engine That Could

CubeSats are space age hitchhikers, miniature spacecraft that fly into orbit aboard rockets whose primary payloads are full-size satellites. Measuring about 10 centimeters on each side and weighing less than 1.5 kilograms, CubeSats often ride for free. And, like their human counterparts on Earth, they are often dropped off short of where they want to go.
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Webinar

Tapping the Power of Flowing Water

A recent survey of more than 400 engineers conducted by ASME found that 75 percent had little or no familiarity with hydrokinetic power. This webinar provides an understanding of hydrokinetic power – hear from two technical experts and take a deep dive into demo projects underway in New York Harbor and the Gulf Stream. Learn about the energy behind each technology, the environmental constraints, and the challenges associated with licensing.
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