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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.
This series of global events for students combines entertainment and social activities with robotics, advanced manufacturing and design challenges. REMINDER: HPVC Vehicle Registration Deadline: Jan. 13, 2017.
Seeking papers for the Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS) coming this fall. Abstracts due April 5.
Industry needs engineers with the skills to build the Internet of Things.
January 03, 2017
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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.
December 05, 2016
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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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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.
January 09, 2017
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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.
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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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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.
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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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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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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
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.
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A San Francisco-based startup has developed an operating system for manufacturing robots that lets them learn on their own.
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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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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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
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.
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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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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®.
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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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
The ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics publishes research contributions to the fundamental theory, algorithms and applications for robotic and machine systems.
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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.
Dr. Eric Ducharme, VP, Global Technology at GE Aviation, discusses the benefits and challenges of Big Data in aerospace.
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.
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.
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.
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A fully autonomous spider-like robot can work collaboratively with others of its kind to 3D print complex structures and surfaces.
August 29, 2016
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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The Journal of Verification, Validation and Uncertainty Quantification (JVVUQ) disseminates original and applied research, illustrative examples, and high quality validation experiment data from leaders in the field of VVUQ of Computation Models.
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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3-D printed ion nanothrusters power centimeter-sized satellites into orbit.
August 08, 2016
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
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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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.
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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.
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Ed Morris, Director, America Makes, talks about how the institute is advancing manufacturing by accelerating the use of additive technology in the U.S.
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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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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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.
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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.
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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.
The SLA-1 3D Printer, the first commercial rapid prototyping system was recently designated as an ASME Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark.
ASME is conducting a survey to help identify and assess the need for guidance and/or standards for surface roughness in additive manufacturing.
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Because of the disruptive potential of additive technology, companies like Caterpillar are investing in AM tools and training product engineers to facilitate design for it.
ASME’s IoT Connect: Intelligent Hardware Conference brings together manufacturers, communications specialists and business leaders to explore IoT hardware from the component to the system level.
May 09, 2016
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Purdue University and General Motors are collaborating to develop a better energy-absorbing material that can be 3D printed, will be affordable and reusable.
May 23, 2016
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Capable of working next to a human, quickly learning and performing multiple repetitive tasks, and handling less than precise situations, ReThink Robotics’ “Sawyer” is poised to singlehandedly change manufacturing.
Dr. Andrew S. Bicos of the Boeing Company discusses the impact of Big Data on the aerospace industry and how it will influence the future of flying.
April 25, 2016
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