Ford Unveils 500 hp Shelby GT350 Mustang
Machine Design - Industry Applications, December 11, 2014
Ford announced the return of an iconic American muscle car when they unveiled the new Shelby GT350 Mustang. Like the 1960's original, it has been tuned for the street as well as the racetrack, and features a flat-plane naturally-aspirated V8 that cranks out more than 500 horsepower and 400 pound fee...
Humanoid Atlas Robot Recreates Scene from "The Karate Kid"
Machine Design - Industry Applications, December 11, 2014
Boston Dynamics and IHMC engineers showcased some impressive control algorithms and had some fun programming their humanoid ATLAS robot to recreate various poses whilst balanced on a stack of cinder blocks, including the crane kick stance made famous in "The Karate Kid". Open In New Window:  No...
Is This Any Way to Advance Technology?
Machine Design - Industry Applications, December 03, 2014
Sen. Tom Coburn's 2014 Wastebook is out and it's teeming with seemingly stupid government projects that serve only to suck up taxpayer dollars and spit them out at well-connected institutes and citizens. read more
Leveraging Mechatronic Engineering
Machine Design - Industry Applications, December 03, 2014
Tom Jensen, Manager of OEM Business Development, Lenze Mechatronics is the interdisciplinary collaboration of power, electronics, and mechanical systems, including embedded software and hardware - or, more simply stated, the convergence of engineering disciplines. read more
"Inventor" of Fake Bomb Detector Headed to Jail, Finally
Machine Design - Industry Applications, November 21, 2014
See how far people will go to believe a charlatan. A Skeptical Engineer read more
Microneedles Accurately Deliver Drugs to the Eye
Machine Design - Industry Applications, November 20, 2014
Biomedical researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have devised two new applications for using microneedles 400 to 700 microns long to help fight eye diseases. read more
Cleaning Up Coal Emissions with Electron Beams
Machine Design - Industry Applications, November 20, 2014
Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory are exploring the use of electron beam to reduce the amount of nitric acid and nitrogen dioxide (NOx) emitted by coal-burning power plants. read more
Electronic "Sniffer" Searches Out Nuclear Devices
Machine Design - Industry Applications, November 20, 2014
Engineers at Sandia National Laboratory have built a mobile imager of neutrons for emergency responders (MINER). read more
Linear Guides For The Next Generation Of Medical Machines
Machine Design - Industry Applications, November 14, 2014
Sponsored by IKO Not too long ago, the motion systems used in medical and lab automation equipment had technical requirements that were easy to satisfy. These lightly loaded applications generally read more
The LT4: Another Legendary Corvette Engine
Machine Design - Industry Applications, November 13, 2014
Chevy and GM engineers have developed and manufactured their most powerful production engine ever. Chevy and GM engineers have developed and manufactured their most powerful production engine ever. Here's a look inside the LT4 engine and some of its subsystems. read more
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