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“Robot Football” Is the Name of the Game for the 2018 Student Design Competition

“Robot Football” Is the Name of the Game for the 2018 Student Design Competition

The 2018 Student Design Competition at Global E-Fests challenges your imagination and technical design skills to create a “team” to compete against three other teams in a modified four-way football competition.

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ME Magazine: Identical Twins

ME Magazine: Identical Twins

Why stop at simulating a virtual product? Simulating the factory floor—creating a digital twin—can speed and customize production and make for a more perfect product.

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  • FutureEngineers

    New Future Engineers Challenge Asks Students to Create with Efficiency

    Space may be the final frontier, but as for actual space on the International Space Station, it’s a luxury. The recently launched Future Engineers challenge poses a simple question: Why use two things when one would be better?

    October 09, 2017

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  • IMECE

    COUNTDOWN TO IMECE! Top 5 Reasons to Attend IMECE: Hear from Experts and Industry Leaders

    3D printing pioneer Chuck Hull kicks off the program by bringing the audience through the journey of additive manufacturing from the 80s through cutting-edge innovations today.

    September 25, 2017

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  • Journals

    CALL FOR PAPERS: Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, Diagnostics and Prognostics of Engineering Systems

    Papers are being accepted for the Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, Diagnostics and Prognostics of Engineering Systems, which provides a forum for the communication, discussion, and dissemination of advanced research related to NDE, SHM and Prognosis.

    October 16, 2017

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  • Article

    3D Printing Creates Electronic Fabric

    Engineers at the University of Minnesota have developed a one-of-a-kind printer that produces a tiny swatch of what they call stretchable electronic fabric.

    October 02, 2017

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  • Awards

    First Ever Manufacturing USA Awards on November 18!

    Manufacturing USA wants to honor the best and brightest minds in manufacturing by recognizing students and mentors throughout the US who demonstrate what it means to “make”.

    October 16, 2017

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  • IMECE

    COUNTDOWN TO IMECE! Top 5 Reasons to Attend IMECE #1

    Mechanical engineers don’t follow one pathway, so our program gives you the flexibility to attend sessions most relevant to your interests. At IMECE, you can choose your own technical program adventure that extends beyond one topic to include several areas of focus.

    September 11, 2017

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  • News

    ASME Launches Certification Program on Latest Y14.5 Standard

    ASME has expanded its geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GDTP) personnel certification program this summer to align with its latest 2009 Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing standard.

    September 18, 2017

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  • Standards

    Board on Pressure Technology Codes and Standards Project Team on Evaluation of Additive Manufacturing

    On August 9, the newly redesignated ASME Board on Pressure Technology Codes and Standards (BPTCS)/ Board on Nuclear Codes and Standards (BNCS) Special Committee on Use of Additive Manufacturing for Pressure Retaining Equipment held its first meeting.

    September 18, 2017

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  • Article

    Robotic Suits May Transform Manufacturing

    Wearable robotic suits that increase the wearer’s strength and aid with heavy lifting and repetitive motion are poised for widespread adoption within the manufacturing industry.

    August 21, 2017

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  • Journals

    Check Out the Latest Issue of the Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology

    The Journal covers a broad spectrum of issues regarding experimental, computational, and theoretical studies of mechanical properties of materials, mechanics of materials issues in metals, polymers, ceramics, composites, biomaterials, and nanostructured materials.

    September 18, 2017

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  • IMECE

    ADVANCE Registration for IMECE 2017 Is Now Open!

    IMECE ADVANCE registration is now open! The largest interdisciplinary mechanical engineering conference in the world, IMECE plays a significant role in stimulating innovation from basic discovery to translational application.

    August 07, 2017

    Get your ADVANCE tickets now!

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  • Article

    Four Technologies for Advancing Remanufacturing

    One way to reduce waste is not to trash things. Instead, we should remanufacture what has fallen into disrepair, refurbish them, then warranty them as if they're new. Now newer additive and automated methods are allowing remanufacturing to expand.

    August 07, 2017

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  • Training Course

    New Public Courses in Additive Manufacturing

    Offered for the first time ever, these courses will be held in Boston, MA from November 27 – December 1, 2017.

    August 07, 2017

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  • News

    ASME Congressional Briefing Highlights the DOD’s Manufacturing Engineering Education Grant Program

    On July 25, more than 120 Congressional staff and industry stakeholders convened at the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, D.C., for an ASME-sponsored Congressional Briefing focusing on the Department of Defense’s Manufacturing Engineering Education Grant Program.

    August 21, 2017

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  • Article

    ISHOW USA Provides Financial, Design and Business Support for Three Winning Teams

    Social entrepreneurs addressing eye care, cooking and food preservation in low-resource settings were the winners among 10 teams competing as finalists at ASME’s recent Innovation Showcase (ISHOW) in Washington, D.C.

    August 07, 2017

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  • Conference

    New Poster Session at FPMC2017

    A poster session will take place for the first time at FPMC2017! If you are interested in presenting a poster, please submit an abstract before July 31st, 2017 (400 words limit).

    June 26, 2017

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  • Article

    Three Winners Named at the ASME ISHOW in Kenya

    The creators of three new social innovations—a device for detecting malaria, a portable science lab, and a glove that translates sign-language—were named the grand-prize winners at the recent ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW) in Nairobi, Kenya.

    June 19, 2017

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  • Article

    Shape-shifting 3D Structures

    Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a technique to make 2-D plastic sheets curve into 3-D structures, such as spheres, tubes, bowls, and even more complex shapes.

    June 26, 2017

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  • Conference

    Register Now for 2017 Dynamic Systems and Control (DSC) Conference

    The DSC Conference is the showcase technical forum of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division. It provides a focused, intimate setting for discussion of state of the art dynamic systems and control research, with a mechanical engineering focus.

    July 17, 2017

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  • E4C

    Building Materials and Methods: E4C’s Essential Online Resources for Professionals

    Check out our formerly internal list of top resources for building professionals working in resource constrained environments. The following five resource libraries have proven to be useful references for questions on everything from plastering to plumbing.

    July 24, 2017

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  • E4C

    Packable Solar Picnic Grills Subsidize Sales in Underserved Communities

    The history of solar cooking as we know it reaches deep into the 1950s, but solar ovens remain a niche product. New designs seem capable of changing that dynamic, however.

    June 19, 2017

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  • E4C

    Promising Prototypes to Watch in 2017

    Prototypes are pushing the field of global development technology forward as they evolve in workshops, universities, laboratories and garages. We asked our international network of experts to recommend the innovations that they believe we should keep an eye on.

    June 12, 2017

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  • News

    ASME Recognizes Engine Collection in Italy for Its Historical Importance

    A collection of more than 100 artifacts at the University of Palermo in Italy — including a variety of steam, automotive and aircraft engines — was recently recognized by ASME for its historical significance.

    June 26, 2017

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  • Conference

    Register now for IDETC/CIE

    IDETC/CIE 2017 will highlight emergent technologies that impact the critical engineering issues of product design and development, manufacturing, and the management and integration of information systems throughout the product life-cycle.

    May 30, 2017

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  • Course

    Introduction to Dynamics and Control in Mechanical Engineering Systems

    The first volume in the ASME Press – Wiley co-published book series, this is an introductory textbook covering dynamics and controls of engineering systems, with particular focus on mechanical engineering systems.

    June 26, 2017

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  • Book

    Advanced Energy Efficient Building Envelope Systems

    This monograph presents the latest research developments of innovative building envelope systems. These systems allow building structures responsive to changes in outdoor conditions to ensure comfortable indoor environment at higher energy efficiency.

    May 30, 2017

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  • Conference

    NEW at SMASIS: SYMPOSIUM X – Emerging Technologies

    This symposium solicits emerging and cutting-edge research works that are aligned with the general theme of Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures, and Intelligent Systems but may not fit in the other established symposia.

    May 30, 2017

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  • Course

    EL515 - Principles of Welding

    This course provides an introduction to the principles of welding technology. The course describes the process of welding and how it affects welded materials and structures.

    May 30, 2017

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  • AM3D@Turbo

    NEW at Turbo Expo – AM3D Day

    Learn how additive manufacturing (AM) is impacting the development of gas turbine components and potential impacts on gas turbine repair.

    April 03, 2017

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  • Course

    Drawing Interpretation

    This course covers the majority of information required to understand basic mechanical two-dimensional engineering drawings.

    May 01, 2017

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  • Video

    Challenges in Certification for Additive Manufacturing

    Andy Imrie, global product launch manager - inspection services, Lloyds Register, talks about the current status of standards for 3D printed products or machines.

    March 20, 2017

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  • AM3D Videos

    Design for Additive Manufacturing Workshop Video Series on YouTube

    In this video series, Evan Kuester, 3D Systems, reviews the benefits of additive manufacturing, software requirements, and the actual design workflow through the use of real-world examples.

    April 03, 2017

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  • Course

    Fundamentals of Nanomanufacturing and Applications

    This course provides an introduction to nanofabrication techniques and discusses those techniques used in the design and manufacture of nanoscale devices and systems as well as the processes and process tools used in a state-of-the-art nanofabrication laboratory.

    April 03, 2017

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  • News

    Students Convene in Las Vegas for E-Fest West

    After a successful launch earlier this month in India, ASME’s Engineering Festival (E-Fest) program has begun engaging engineering students in the United States. More than 500 students recently came together at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for E-Fest West.

    April 03, 2017

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  • Article

    Improving Drying Methods in Manufacturing

    NSF’s Center for Advanced Research program aims to improve the efficiency of the drying technologies used in U.S. manufacturing.

    March 06, 2017

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  • Proceedings

    Proceedings: ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE2016) -V1A-B

    Proceedings of the IDETC/CIE conference feature cutting edge research and accomplishments related to design concepts of machining, reliability, and manufacturability, and the application of computer simulation to the engineering process.

    April 03, 2017

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  • Call for Papers

    Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems SMASIS – Call for Papers, due Apr. 5

    SMASIS consists of symposia ranging from basic research to applied technological design and development to industrial and governmental integrated system and application demonstrations. Seeking papers for these symposiums. Abstracts due April 5.

    January 09, 2017

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  • Book

    Book: Mobile Robots for Dynamic Environments

    For several decades now, mobile robots have been integral to the development of new robotic systems for new applications, even in non-technical areas. This book covers engineering developments of mobile robots, in both old and new applications.

    May 01, 2017

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  • Video

    Video: How IoT Improves Driver Safety

    Learn from Dr. Yifan Chen, technical lead at Ford Motor Company, how in-vehicle technology is changing the driving experience and what impact will IoT have on driver’s safety.

    January 23, 2017

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  • Journal

    Journal of Mechanical Design

    The ASME Journal of Mechanical Design serves the broad design community as the venue for scholarly, archival research in all aspects of the design activity with emphasis on design synthesis.

    March 06, 2017

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