From machine control to operations management, software lets factory operators and manufacturing executives apply the right amount of factory control.
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Virtual commissioning of assembly lines—not just the geometry and the kinematics, but the control logic, as well—can make a huge difference.
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Engineers at TRW are working on systems that can repurpose information generated from in-vehicle navigation systems to improve occupant safety.
Several obstacles still exist, but researchers at the University of Michigan are closing in on developing an affordable, reliable homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI) system.
When the flagship model for Ford was being created, the designers worked to capture some of the magic of the original Taurus, but to create a car that people could have serious affection for.
Advances in simulation software include integration with other CAx systems, simulations of more domains, and stunning virtual reality.
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Seco Tools (www.secotools.com) has upped the speed for its new drilling grade and boosted the capabilities of high speed milling with two new tools.