News tagged with product engineering

Manufacturing, reinvented

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have created the architecture, hardware and software that will enable super-agile distributed corporations capable of reconfiguring themselves on the fly. It promises to make 'made-to-order' ...

Dec 01, 2009 not rated yet 0

Pork meat grown in the laboratory

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists from Eindhoven University in The Netherlands have for the first time grown pork meat in the laboratory by extracting cells from a live pig and growing them in a petri dish.

Dec 01, 2009 4.5 / 5 (48) 53 weblog

A delicate grip

(PhysOrg.com) -- Solar wafers for use in the production of photovoltaic systems are extremely sensitive. In a test and demonstration center research is being conducted on grippers to determine the best way ...

Nov 04, 2009 not rated yet 0

Planning factories the right way

The new factory hall has just been completed when the owner realizes that several things have gone wrong. The doors should be on the other side and production will need more space. A new planning guideline will prevent such ...

May 20, 2009 2 / 5 (1) 1

New software to improve design tools

A team of Carnegie Mellon University engineers led by Levent Burak Kara and Kenji Shimada have developed software that will let engineers design new products by simply sketching their ideas on a tablet computer.

Jan 13, 2009 3 / 5 (2) 0