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Improving Drying Methods in Manufacturing

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.

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PARTY LIKE AN ENGINEER at E-Fest East

PARTY LIKE AN ENGINEER at E-Fest East

This series of global events for students combines music, entertainment, yummy food and social activities with robotics, advanced manufacturing and design. E-Fest East will be at Tennessee Tech University, Apr. 21-23, 2017.

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Papers Sought for Special Journal Issue on Microscale Mechanisms and Robots

Papers Sought for Special Journal Issue on Microscale Mechanisms and Robots

The ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics is currently soliciting technical papers for a special issue that will focus on microscale mechanisms and robots. Papers for this special issue, should be submitted by April 10.

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  • Symposium

    Register for Verification and Validation Symposium 2017

    This large-scale symposium is dedicated entirely to the emerging field of verification, validation, and uncertainty quantification of computer simulations. Connect with other scientists and engineers from various fields who use computational modeling and simulation.

    March 27, 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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  • 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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  • Course

    Introduction to Additive Manufacturing

    This self-study course provides a look at 3D printing – where it is now and where it is headed. It covers the economics of additive manufacturing, the seven commonly used 3D printing processes, and some of the current applications.

    March 06, 2017

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  • Article

    E-FEST Program planning and objectives: A Q&A

    ASME staff who are playing major roles in program planning and development share ideas regarding the making of E-Fests and what its intended audience – students and early career engineers – can expect to experience at the events.

    January 30, 2017

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  • Article

    Honeycombs Inspire Safety Designs

    Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin believe the negative stiffness honeycombs they are working on could increase the safety of a wide variety of products, from automobiles to helmets.

    January 09, 2017

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  • Course

    Mechanical Tolerancing for Six Sigma

    This two-day course teaches participants how to solve assembly stacks using both traditional and Six Sigma methods. This course teaches participants to apply Six Sigma techniques to predict their design and manufacturing risk before they build parts.

    January 09, 2017

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  • ME Magazine

    ME Magazine: Filling the Talent Gap

    Industry needs engineers with the skills to build the Internet of Things.

    January 03, 2017

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  • Call for Papers

    IDETC/CIE 2017 – Call for Papers – Due 2-10-17

    Seeking papers for IDETC/CIE 2017, which will highlight emergent technologies that impact the critical engineering issues of product design and development, manufacturing, and the management and integration of information systems.

    January 23, 2017

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  • Article

    New CLIP Technology Transforms 3D Printing

    A new 3D printing technology—“continuous liquid interface production,” or CLIP—promises to shorten print speeds by 25-100 times compared to typical 3D printing.

    December 19, 2016

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  • K–12 Challenge

    Future Engineers New Challenge—Mars Medical

    K–12 students in the US are challenged to create a digital 3D model of an object that could be used by an astronaut to maintain physical health on a 3-year mission to Mars.

    November 07, 2016

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  • Article

    By the Numbers: Jobs and Manufacturing

    Imports have become an easy target for Americans in both major political parties. But the country’s high-productivity factories simply don’t need as many workers as they used to.

    November 07, 2016

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  • Course

    Lean Manufacturing

    This online, instructor-supported course provides an overview of all the principles of Lean Manufacturing. It covers all the principles that raise productivity by eliminating waste from processes.

    December 19, 2016

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  • Abstracts

    Verification and Validation—Call for Abstracts (due January 27)

    This large-scale symposium dedicated entirely to the emerging field of verification, validation, and uncertainty quantification of computer simulations is currently accepting abstracts on the formal aspects of V&V.

    October 24, 2016

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  • Sponsored

    Webinar On-Demand: Turbocharge Rotating Machinery Efficiency with Simulation - Oct. 18

    This free Webinar, now available on demand, looks at engineering organizations that have succeeded in implementing a consistent, sustained culture of simulation-led engineering practices, grounded in system-level physical modeling and simulation software technology.

    November 28, 2016

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  • Article

    A New Spin on Vinyl Records

    Vinyl albums are popular again, but the old record-pressing plants are mostly gone. Can 3D printing help the old-school format get its groove back?

    November 21, 2016

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  • Award

    William T. Ennor Manufacturing Technology Award – Nominations due Feb 1

    This award is presented to an individual or team for developing or contributing significantly to an innovative manufacturing technology, the implementation of which has resulted in substantial economic and/or societal benefits.

    November 07, 2016

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  • Sponsored

    Webinar: Strategies for Accelerating the Move to Simulation-Led, Systems-Driven Engineering—Oct. 26

    This free webinar, now available on demand, looks at engineering organizations that have succeeded in implementing a consistent, sustained culture of simulation-led engineering practices, grounded in system-level physical modeling and simulation software technology.

    November 14, 2016

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  • Article

    Robotic Self Starters

    A San Francisco-based startup has developed an operating system for manufacturing robots that lets them learn on their own.

    November 07, 2016

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  • Proceedings

    Proceedings of the ASME 2016 Joint Rail Conference

    This is an online compilation of papers from the 2016 Joint Rail Conference, where engineers and technical personnel from multiple disciplines learn about the latest developments in rail transportation. Don’t miss the 2017 Conference, coming in April.

    September 26, 2016

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  • Video

    Design for Additive Manufacturing Workshop Video Series AM3D Conference - August 2016

    The power of additive manufacturing is transforming product design across many industries. In this video series, Evan Kuester, 3D Systems, reviews the benefits of additive manufacturing, software requirements, and the actual design workflow through real-world examples.

    November 14, 2016

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  • Article

    Honing Additive Manufacturing Skills

    A new additive manufacturing center at Arizona State teams industry with student- and faculty-led research to pioneer 3D printing techniques and troubleshoot printing issues.

    September 06, 2016

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  • Conference

    IMECE: Highlights from Recent Years—Don’t Miss This Year!

    Wondering what happens at the International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE)? Here are some highlights from recent years. Don’t miss this year’s event in Phoenix, Nov. 11–17.

    October 17, 2016

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  • Sponsored

    Modeling Nonlinear Structural Materials and Fatigue in COMSOL Multiphysics - Nov. 10

    If you want to learn how to model nonlinear structural materials and evaluate fatigue in COMSOL Multiphysics®, tune into this webinar. You will get a live demonstration on how to model nonlinear structural materials and evaluate fatigue using COMSOL Multiphysics®.

    October 24, 2016

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  • Call for Papers

    Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference—Call for Papers

    The ASME 2017 Manufacturing Science & Engineering Conference (MSEC), to be held next June in Los Angeles, is a forum for the scholarly exchange of advanced manufacturing research. Abstracts and full-length papers due Nov. 3.

    September 12, 2016

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  • Article

    3D Printer's Twist May Shape Homebuilding

    A new digital manufacturing platform combines a large robotic arm with a 3D printer to make freeform shapes that promise big savings in home construction.

    July 18, 2016

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  • Journal

    Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics

    The ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics publishes research contributions to the fundamental theory, algorithms and applications for robotic and machine systems.

    November 07, 2016

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  • Sponsored

    Webinar: Strategies for Accelerating the Move to Simulation-Led, Systems-Driven Engineering—Oct. 26

    This free webinar, now available on demand, looks at engineering organizations that have succeeded in implementing a consistent, sustained culture of simulation-led engineering practices, grounded in system-level physical modeling and simulation software technology.

    November 14, 2016

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  • Video

    Optimizing Flying Operations with Big Data

    Dr. Eric Ducharme, VP, Global Technology at GE Aviation, discusses the benefits and challenges of Big Data in aerospace.

    September 26, 2016

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  • Sponsored

    Free White Paper: Production Floor Trends - Justifying Additive Manufacturing Through Jigs & Fixtures

    An often-overlooked additive manufacturing (AM) application with potentially huge financial returns is jig and fixture making, including gauges, organizational aids and other devices. This paper reports on how AM makes jigs and fixtures more available. 

    September 26, 2016

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  • Video

    Why Big Data Matters for Manufacturing

    Dr. Tommy Gardner, CTO, Jacob Associates discusses the importance of Big Data analytics and how important it is to have the right talent capable of interpreting the data.

    September 12, 2016

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  • Sponsored

    Free White Paper: How Software and Technology are Digitizing Manufacturing

    Software and data are changing the way we manufacture today. In this white paper, learn how industry-leading companies are accelerating the product development cycle through the use of new technologies and data analytics.

    September 12, 2016

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  • Article

    Spider Bots: The Mobile Machines

    A fully autonomous spider-like robot can work collaboratively with others of its kind to 3D print complex structures and surfaces.

    August 29, 2016

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  • Conference

    Register for SMASIS

    The ASME 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS) will be in Stowe, VT, Sept. 28-30.

    June 20, 2016

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  • Competitions

    ASME International Undergraduate Research and Design Expo, NSF Student Competitions Abstracts due Sept 12.

    Students are invited to present posters of their research and design projects in two competitions—the NSF Student Competition and the ASME International Undergraduate Research and Design Expo. Poster sessions will be held at IMECE 2016, Phoenix, AZ in November.

    August 22, 2016

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  • ME Magazine

    ME Magazine: The Little Rocket Engine That Could

    3-D printed ion nanothrusters power centimeter-sized satellites into orbit.

    August 08, 2016

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  • Article

    Get Your 3D Motor Running

    3D printing has certainly helped make things come alive. But a fully functional motorcycle? If only Evel Knievel could have had the chance to experience the 90% 3D printed polymer construction recently developed by Kent David Russell, TE Connectivity.

    June 13, 2016

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  • Article

    Making a Self-Replicating 3D Printer

    A 3D printer made with the help of a 3D printer? Sounds like an episode of Seinfeld? Nah, just creativity at work.

    August 01, 2016

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  • Conference

    Advanced Manufacturing Sessions at IMECE

    Join other engineers to discuss the latest research, innovation, and ideas in advanced manufacturing.

    September 26, 2016

    Explore advanced manufacturing at IMECE

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  • News

    Congressional Briefing on Advanced Manufacturing

    Attended by over 100 Members of Congress, Congressional Staff, Agency Officials, and thought leaders, the event explored the key role of advanced manufacturing in maintaining and improving the strength of the U.S. economy.

    August 01, 2016

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  • Conference

    Register for AM3D, Co-located with IDETC/CIE

    Technology developers, service providers, product designers, and manufacturers exchange technical knowledge on additive manufacturing. AM3D is co-located with IDETC/CIE, featuring Design Engineering research and technologies.

    July 18, 2016

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  • Video

    Improving Manufacturing with New Technology

    Ed Morris, Director, America Makes, talks about how the institute is advancing manufacturing by accelerating the use of additive technology in the U.S.

    July 18, 2016

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  • Article

    Accessible Robotics Swarm

    The Georgia Tech Robotarium offers researchers and students anywhere in the world access to a swarm of 20 robots. Its founder sees the Robotarium as a way to democratize access to robotics research.

    July 11, 2016

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  • Network with others in the Additive Manufacturing Community

    ASME's Additive Manufacturing Group is interested in exploring the design and manufacturing implications of 3D printing of polymers, metals, and other advanced materials.

    June 06, 2016

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  • Global Impact

    From Engineering for Change: Nia’s 3D-Printed Prosthetic Limbs Cut Costs and Production Time

    Earlier this year, Nia Technologies conducted clinical trials at a hospital in Uganda. The hospital’s prosthetists fit 40 children with 3D-printed prosthetic sockets and found that printing the prostheses saved time and money and offered better fitting limbs.

    July 18, 2016

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  • Conference

    See who is speaking at AM3D

    Technology developers, service providers, product designers and manufacturers exchange technical knowledge on additive manufacturing. Find out about this year’s notable lineup of speakers and topics.

    June 20, 2016

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  • Article

    Quest for Robotic Grace

    A NIST-sponsored competition asks competitors to develop manufacturing and assembly robots that are more agile than those used today and can aid manufacturers in new and novel ways.

    June 20, 2016

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  • Landmarks

    First Commercial 3D Printer Named an ASME Landmark

    The SLA-1 3D Printer, the first commercial rapid prototyping system was recently designated as an ASME Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark.

    June 13, 2016

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