Special Digital Edition: 3D Printing Comes of Age
From spacecrafts to robots to a wide array of medical applications and high fashion, 3-D printing is fast becoming a staple tool for companies across multiple industry sectors to more cost effectively and efficiently produce highly complex and custom products. Prices for 3-D printers are rapidly coming down and the breadth of materials choices is continuously expanding. The editors of Design News have put together a round up of articles covering the latest advancements in the area of 3-D printing not to mention a look at the broader trends.
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Technology Roundup: Broadening the Bond
Some tapes, adhesives, and other materials are becoming more durable, resistant, and flexible. In this Tech Round-up, we take a look at how the likes of tapes and more are building bonds better than ever before and allowing for material use in new ways.
Technology Roundup: Plastic Bearings Have Staying Power
Plastic sometimes gets a bad reputation as a weakling. In reality, plastic has become a versatile and strong material in additive manufacturing, bearings, and general components that are put to use in medical, aerospace, automotive and other designs requiring long-term reliability. The truth is that plastic in some ways and applications can outperform metals. In this Tech Round-Up e-book, Design News looks at the power of modern day plastics for design and engineering.
Technology Roundup: Optimization Tools Streamline Design and Development
Speed up your development time with latest design tools. Old prototyping and testing techniques are dying. Find out about new simulation, testing, and design optimization tools. Plus, explore the role of 3D printing in rapid prototyping. Sponsored by Altair.
Technology Roundup: Plastic Can Do the Job
Think you know what plastics can do? Be surprised. Materials have evolved. Discover new applications for resins and polymers and when you could choose a lightweight option in place of more traditional and expensive standards. Sponsored by igus.
Technology Roundup: A 360° Look at PCB Design
As board complexity grows, the design and layout of that PCB grows as well. Speed increases, component count increases, and board area often shrinks. With all these factors in mind, weve assembled this Technology Roundup that covers a host of complex issues, including materials; how to handle overstress; embedding components; and thankfully, a guide to avoiding common PCB design mistakes. Sponsored by Isola.
Technology Roundup: The Latest Developments in AC Servo Technology
Whether youre new to servo technology or its been your bailiwick for eons, theres always something to learn as technologies continue to evolve, just as the applications theyre deemed for evolve. This Technology Roundup serves both of those purposes. It looks at the latest servo technologies so you can stay ahead of the curve, while zeroing in on a few specific applications. Sponsored by Yaskawa.
Technology Roundup: The Modern Automobile
Many different aspects go into creating todays modern automobile, things that we really didnt have to consider previously. Such features run the gamut from the latest displays to connectivity to collision detection. This Technology Roundup details some of the (not-so) futuristic features we can expect to see, and the components and development tools that are required for implementation. Sponsored by TE Connectivity.
The Best of Gadget Freak - Volume 2
For ten years running, Gadget Freak has recognized members of the Design News community for maximizing its cool and imaginative design techniques. What youll find in this Technology Roundup is the best of the best of Gadget Freak, voted on by our loyal readers. We think youll be dazzled by what your peers have been up to. Sponsored by Allied Electronics.
A 360 Degree Look at Pneumatics
Pneumatic technology is usually associated with machine control, but pneumatic applications can be found everywhere. This Technology Roundup covers developments in advanced controls, energy-efficient actuation, and electropneumatics. The breadth of applications spans from the motion control of bionics, to precision hospital equipment, to miniature medical instruments. Pneumatics also exist to entertain us, and go as far as where engineers can take it including the dream of a citywide pneumatic-based trash removal system!
Design News 2013 Salary & Opinion Survey
The results are in from the Design News 2013 Annual Salary Survey! Salaries are up and most engineers feel appreciated and respected. How do you compare and do you agree? More than 2,100 engineers and engineering managers told us about their benefits package, job satisfaction (good & bad), professional backgrounds, engineering disciplines, daily challenges in the workplace, experience with hiring trends in todays economy and which industries pay the most. Download the details today! Sponsored by Aerotek.
Design News Exclusive Automation Market User Study
Are you a crucial decision-maker in your organizations automation system design specifying and sourcing? Heres your chance to benchmark yourself against other engineers. Design News teamed up with two independent marketing and research firms to ask members of the DN audience community what their most important criteria were for selecting components/systems and brands/suppliers and how they work with vendors. They also told us what theyre buying most and what they think will be the most impactful trends in the next 12 months. Download our Automation Market User Study today and discover what we found out!
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