IONETIC launches EV battery pack design platform

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IONETIC , a UK start-up specializing in electric vehicle (EV) battery pack technology, launched its EV battery pack design platform, which the company says can cut the development cost and time for automotive manufacturers bringing a new electric vehicle to market.

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Audi designs urbansphere concept for Chinese megacities

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Designers and engineers initially created the Audi urbansphere for use in traffic-dense Chinese megacities, although the concept is also suitable for any other metropolitan center in the world. Audi has unveiled plans for the Audi urbansphere concept car.

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Nanjing researchers design new Li-rich layered cathode

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Researchers at Nanjing University (China) have introduced a new layered C2/m oxide—Li 2 Ni 0.2 Mn 0.4 Ru 0.4 O 3 (LNMR)—which undergoes a low volume variation of 1.5% in the voltage window of 2.0-4.6

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INL team designs tailored superfast charging methods

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By inputting information about the condition of many lithium-ion batteries during their charging and discharging cycles, the scientists trained the machine learning analysis to predict lifetimes and the ways that different designs would eventually fail. The design and condition of batteries, as well as the feasibility of applying a given charging protocol with the current electric grid infrastructure, are also key variables.

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UCLA team designs graphene-nanopocket-encaged PtCo nanocatalysts for fuel cells; highly durable, ultra-low loading

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This latest advance follows a recent collaborative study led by Huang that produced a model for predicting the catalytic activity and durability of a platinum-based alloy that can be used to guide the design of catalysts— the first of its kind.

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Hyundai Motor wins Luminary honor for fully autonomous hydrogen mobility concept Trailer Drone at Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2022

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Hyundai Motor Company won its first Luminary honor at Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2022 with its Trailer Drone fully autonomous hydrogen mobility concept. Hosted by Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen in Germany, Red Dot Award is one of the world’s largest design competitions.

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara looks revealed, gets distinct taillight design

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Earlier, Maruti Suzuki had revealed the front face design of the Grand Vitara SUV. The post Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara looks revealed, gets distinct taillight design appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

The Integrated Designer

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Subsequently, Sandoval-Pichardo landed a job at Intel , where she started as a SoC (system-on-a-chip) design engineer. “I I helped close several ‘tape-outs’—bringing a chip from design through to manufacturing. We do EDA—electronic design automation," she says. “My

Maersk unveils design of new methanol-fueled container ships

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Maersk has introduced the design of its eight groundbreaking and industry-leading 16,000 TEU container vessels powered by carbon-neutral methanol. The making of this took nearly five years, and all while crossing uncharted naval design territory.

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Algorithm Uses Evolution To Design Robots

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To accomplish tasks, they need both a well-designed body and a “brain,” or controller. But there are few ways to optimize a robot’s design at the same time. Unless the designer is an algorithm. Co-design Evolution RoboticsImagine you’re running a race.

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?How a Design Battle Between Chip Engineers Led to Polaroid’s Revolutionary SX-70 Camera

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The motor control module contained a linear control IC, an NPN motor drive transistor, and a discrete PNP dynamic braking transistor, and gave the designers little trouble. He is now a design manager at Dallas Semiconductor Corp. Perrino blames the IC designs as well.

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US designates Graphite One Project as “High-Priority Infrastructure Project”

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announced that it received notice on 15 January 2021 that its Alaska-based Graphite Creek Project has been designated a High-Priority Infrastructure Project (HPIP) by the US Government’s Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Committee (FPISC). Canada-based Graphite One Inc.

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Brisbane battery tech firm wins sustainable design award

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Vaulta's lighter, smaller, recyclable battery casing wins Australian Good Design Award for sustainability, thanks to its potential for reducing EV battery waste. The post Brisbane battery tech firm wins sustainable design award appeared first on The Driven.

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WorldAutoSteel, Ricardo unveil design for connected, autonomous steel vehicle

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The Steel E-Motive vehicle design has been optimized to include technologies that are deployable by 2030 and beyond and meet requirements for inner-city driving needs. Using Advanced High-Strength Steel for the design delivers aesthetic, safety, comfort and accessibility benefits.

Paxocean, Hong Lam Marine and Bureau Veritas partner to develop design for ammonia bunker vessel

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has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Singapore-based bunker vessel operator Hong Lam Marine and classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) jointly to develop an ammonia bunker vessel design. PaxOcean Engineering Pte.

Tesla China Design Center will reportedly land in Beijing

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Tesla China’s Design Center will reportedly land in the capital of the country, Beijing, according to government documents and The Wall Street Journal. In 2020, Tesla said it would build a Design Center in China that would be responsible for creating “International EVs.”

The X-Ray Tech That Reveals Chip Designs

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The same is true—with much higher stakes—for microelectronic chips: How can engineers confirm that what’s inside has truly met the intent of the designers? How can a semiconductor design company tell whether its intellectual property was stolen?

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Scripps Oceanography selects Glosten to design new California coastal hydrogen-hybrid research vessel

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The design is scaled so the ship will be able to operate 75% of its missions entirely using hydrogen. With this selection, Glosten will provide the preliminary design, contract design, and detailed design for the research vessel to be operated by Scripps Oceanography.

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Liquid Wind selects Worley to design first eMethanol plant

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Worley is a leading supplier of engineering, procurement and construction services and will support designing a facility concept that can be efficiently replicated to establish 500 eMethanol plants by 2050.

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This CAD Program Can Design New Organisms

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We believe that a key enabling technology in this quest is a computer-aided design (CAD) program for genome editing, which our organization is launching this week at the. What's more, current genomic design software requires human experts to predict the effect of edits.

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UCLA-led study develops method for predictive design of Pt catalysts for fuel cells

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Then, using that technique, they designed and produced an alloy that yielded excellent results under conditions approximating real-world use. And for those designing fuel cells, finding the best catalysts has been a major challenge.

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Fraunhofer IFF team designing hydrogen factory of the future

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Researchers at the Fraunhofer IFF in Germany are designing the distributed and modular production and distribution of green hydrogen for industry, business and transportation throughout the value chain—a hydrogen factory of the future.

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Pony.ai introduces 6th generation autonomous driving system design; road-testing in Toyota S-AM this year

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has introduced its 6 th generation autonomous driving (AD) system, with leading-edge sensors, NVIDIA DRIVE computing platform solutions, and styling and design features for L4 automotive-grade mass production fleets. Autonomous driving technology company Pony.ai

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Argonne helps optimize piston bowl design for Caterpillar heavy-duty engines using high-performance computing

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Taking advantage of Argonne’s high-performance computing resources, researchers developed a potential piston design for Caterpillar’s engines that could improve fuel efficiency while reducing emissions. Our work with Argonne on this project enabled the exploration of a massive design space.

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EV Connect introduces flexible EV charging solution designed for fleets

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EV Connect announced the general availability of its Fleet Charging Management Platform.

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Toyota unveils production version of purpose-designed battery-electric bZ4X

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Faithful in its design and technology to its concept predecessor, revealed earlier this year ( earlier post ), the production-ready bZ4X is the first model to be developed by Toyota entirely as a BEV.

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Researchers designs new deep eutectic solvent to recover valuable elements from spent LNCM batteries

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A team from Central South University in China has developed a new type of deep eutectic solvent (DES) that can efficiently leach metal elements from spent Ni-Co-Mn lithium-ion batteries (LNCM).

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Crowley completes first US design for fully electric tug with autonomous technology

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Crowley Engineering Services has completed the design of the first fully electric US tugboat with autonomous technology. The design also supports fully customizable features to meet the vessel design requirements with the future in mind.

Kia reveals new design philosophy and full images of its first dedicated BEV: EV6

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Kia Corporation revealed the first images of the exterior and interior design of EV6, its first dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV), ahead of the car’s world premiere later this month. Power to Progress builds on the brand’s current design strengths.

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Teijin to partner with Fuji Design in carbon fiber recycling

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Teijin Limited has agreed to form a business alliance with Fuji Design Co., Fuji Design’s proprietary “precision pyrolysis” technology produces high-quality carbon fibers from used CFRP by removing matrix resins. Fuji Design, which is operating a commercial plant partially subsidized by Japan’s Ministry of the Environment, has been looking to expand the business by developing new applications for its technology.

Deltamarin introduces new LNG-powered Kielmax container feeder design

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This new design is based on extensive research and development work to establish the best-in-class design in terms of cargo capacity, flexibility and fuel economy, as well as the proven performance of the built Polar Code C.Delta2150 design.

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Grand Designs Live Event

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myenergi set to exhibit next-gen tech at Grand Designs Live Event in Birmingham. myenergi, pioneer of the world’s first eco-smart EV charging device, is set to exhibit its next-generation product range at Grand Designs Live. Grand Designs Live 2021. Grand Designs Live.

Hyundai upgrades design and performance of XCIENT fuel cell truck for global expansion

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The upgraded heavy-duty XCIENT features design and performance updates. Hyundai Motor Company released images of its newly upgraded XCIENT Fuel Cell, the world’s first mass-produced, heavy-duty truck powered by hydrogen.

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AqualisBraemar LOC joins HYSEAS III hydrogen fuel-cell vessel project for vessel design

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CMAL) to partner in designing a hydrogen fuel-cell sea-going passenger and car ferry—a first for Europe. The ferry will be designed around the requirements of Shapinsay in Orkney where hydrogen fuel is generated through wind power.

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UMD, Army Researchers design new electrolyte enabling high energy density rechargeable Mg and Ca batteries

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This work provides a versatile electrolyte design strategy for divalent metal batteries. The electrolyte design not only prevented the corrosion process, but it also significantly increased the reaction kinetics of both the anode and the cathode, boosting the battery’s overall performance.

Altair acquires Powersim to expand electronic system design technology into power electronics

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Altair, a global leader in computational science and artificial intelligence (AI), acquired Powersim , a provider of simulation and design tools for power electronics, including power supplies, motor drives, control systems, and microgrids.

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ZeroAvia & Otto Aviation partner to deliver first new airframe design with hydrogen-electric engine option

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The collaboration has the potential to make the Celera the first new airframe design to leverage zero-emission propulsion in its launch models. Otto’s advanced aircraft design offers exceptionally low drag across the entire aircraft.

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Bye Aerospace unveils 8-seat all-electric eFlyer 800; Safran supporting propulsion design

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Building upon our successful cooperation on eFlyer 2 and eFlyer 4, we are very proud to bring our best expertise to support Bye Aerospace in the design of the new eFlyer 800. Bye Aerospace announced an eight-seat all-electric twin turbo-prop class airplane, the eFlyer 800.

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Drive System Design presents design methodology for accommodating future uncertainty in EV powertrain design: ePOP

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UK-based automotive engineering specialist Drive System Design (DSD) will present a system-level approach for EV powertrain design in a paper at the 17 th CTI China Symposium in Shanghai from 23-25 September. Our system approach to the design of EV powertrains helps to future-proof them against the uncertainties that lie ahead.

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Arafura Resources awards engineering design contract for Nolans NdPr project to Hatch

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This next phase of the project will see front end engineering design (FEED) works completed over the next 9 months to advance engineering and equipment procurement. Updating the overall project control budget and schedule to reflect the final design and tender submissions and to support FID.

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Behind the Design of the Tron Videogame

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History of technology Software Design VideogamesIn the Walt Disney film Tron , an evil Master Control Program schemes to take over the Pentagon and the Kremlin, telling its human henchman that it can run them 900 to 1200 times more efficiently. In the Midway Manufacturing Co.’s

PNNL-led team designs highly active cobalt-based PGM-free catalyst for fuel cells

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A multi-institutional research team led by materials scientists from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has designed a highly active and durable catalyst that doesn’t rely on costly platinum group metals (PGM) to spur the necessary chemical reaction.

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BMW Group engineers using Monolith AI software to predict vehicle performance before design or testing begins

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Moreover, physical crash tests can only be conducted in later stages of development when the design is mature enough to create physical prototypes.

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