Airbus is focused on improving designs to achieve cost efficiency and better performance in additively manufactured aircraft parts, says Hauke Schultz, the Additive Manufacturing Roadmap leader at Airbus. In this interview, Schultz shares what Airbus has learned about the technology, the challenges it presents and the role it will play in the future.
The European Union has launched a bioengineering project to harness additive manufacturing to reduce the need for highly invasive surgeries for its aging population. Engineers hope to use integrated modeling and experimental data to inform the design of patient-specific implants.
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BMW announced plans to build electric vehicles with solid-state batteries, joining other automakers such as Volkswagen and Toyota in backing the technology. "By the end of the decade we will have an automotive-grade solid state battery for use in our car series," said BMW's Frank Weber.
The US Air Force has released conceptual drawings of the F-22 fighter jet successor being developed by Lockheed Martin under the Next Generation Air Dominance program. The program is speeding up development cycles by using digital engineering and agile software development.
Siemens will upgrade its factory automation efforts through data collected by Google Cloud and Google's artificial intelligence and machine learning technology. Manufacturers are predicted to gain from their use of Siemens' Digital Industries Factory Automation offerings.
Vessel operators and offshore wind operations and maintenance crews can use data derived from advanced monitoring systems on workboats to reduce health and safety risks, writes BareFLEET creator Chris Huxley Reynard of Reygar. Reynard discusses ways to use vessel data, including determining whether conditions are safe for crew transfers.
Engineering students at an Ohio high school are taking on real-world projects to help peers with special needs. A group of students rewired some toys, including a toy pig, to make them easier for a 3-year-old, who has spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy, to play with, and modified a face shield to meet the needs of a fifth-grade student who has Down syndrome and autism.
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