October 1, 2018
Inside this issue
Cover Story: Optimize Composite Orientation
New advancements help better predict material, product performance.
Metal AM Market Heats Up
From new cold spray deposition methods to innovations in extrusion processes, advances in metal 3D printing address long-standing limitations related to cost, safety and time to print.
Sticking up for Lightweighting
Use of adhesive-bonded structures increases as lightweighting continues.
Advanced Materials Challenge Durability Testing
The emergence of composites and new material options lead engineers to rely on new testing methods and simulation.
Siemens Solid Edge 2019 Review: Honing Its Edge
Siemens’ latest update plus a host of add-ons make Solid Edge 2019 a significant release.
Jostling for the BestPosition in a Pelaton
CFD and wind tunnel testing reveal aerodynamically advantageous positions in a group cycling race.
Xi MTower PCIe Workstation Review: An Overclocked Performance Champ
@Xi updates its top-of-the-line workstation.
ITAR Compliance in the Age of On-Demand HPC
How to stay within ITAR’s rigid boundaries while straddling the cloud’s blurred borders.
Developing the Internet of Things
Engineers are creating more use cases for the industrial internet of things; but what roadblocks do they still need to consider?