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Safety and Efficiency, Brick by Brick

Safety and Efficiency, Brick by Brick

Long hours of work for construction teams can be grueling, dangerous, and costly from an economic standpoint. Enter SAM, a robotic brick layer.

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Special Journal Issue to Feature Selected Papers from IDETC 2018

Special Journal Issue to Feature Selected Papers from IDETC 2018

The editors of the ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics are seeking manuscripts for a special issue highlighting papers to be presented at the upcoming Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, which will be held as part of IDETC.

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ME Magaine: IoT Puts a New Spin

ME Magaine: IoT Puts a New Spin

How one of the oldest mechanical devices became a poster child for the Internet of Things.

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  • Podcast

    From AABME: Robotics and Heart Therapy

    Prof. Thomas Secord, University of St. Thomas, talks to David Walsh, AABME.org's editor in chief, about bringing together the fields of robotics, mechatronics, and medicine to create heart therapies such as a pacemaker powered by kinematic energy.

    July 30, 2018

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  • News

    Member Assembly at Annual Meeting Focuses on “What’s Happening at ASME"

    During a special Member Assembly at the ASME Annual Meeting, ASME volunteers had the opportunity to learn about some of the programs and products being developed in two of the five core technology areas that the Society has identified as key to its future success.

    July 23, 2018

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  • Journals

    Submissions Sought for Special Journal Issue on Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics

    The ASME Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics is now accepting manuscripts for a special issue focusing on computational and nonlinear dynamics in biomedical applications. The deadline to submit a paper for the special issue is Aug. 1, 2018.

    July 16, 2018

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  • Conference

    IDETC/CIE Tracks Announced!

    IDETC/CIE 2018 will highlight emergent technologies that impact the critical engineering issues of product design and development, manufacturing, and the management and integration of information systems throughout the product life-cycle.

    July 30, 2018

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  • Article

    Ultrasound Patch Monitors Critical Components

    A new ultrasound patch could be placed on a bridge, turbine, motor, or other large, curving structure to continuously inspect conditions inside these assemblies.

    June 04, 2018

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  • News

    ASME Wins Two Awards for “E-Fests Around the Globe” Video

    ASME was recently selected as the winner of two prestigious awards for a video showcasing ASME’s Engineering Festival (E-Fest) program.

    July 02, 2018

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  • Conference

    IDETC/CIE Workshop: Planar Linkage Synthesis using Pole and Rotation Angle Constraints

    Since CAD tools are commonplace in academia and industry there is direct carryover from education to industrial practice. Learn this breakthrough method to solve linkage synthesis problems faster and minimize trial and error.

    July 02, 2018

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  • Article

    The Robotic World of Melonee Wise

    Melonee Wise, founder of Fetch Robotics, recently spoke with Mechanical Engineering magazine managing editor Chitra Sethi about the current and future states of robotics.

    July 09, 2018

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  • AABME

    From AABME: New Endoscope Helps Reduce Dangers of Colonoscopies

    Longstanding issues with traditional colonoscopies have led a medical device company to engineer a better solution—a simpler, single-use endoscope that is more flexible, more controllable, and less likely to result in injury or infection.

    July 02, 2018

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  • E-Fest

    Three Teams Named Grand-Prize Winners at ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW) in India

    The inventors of a device for learning Braille, a medical screening monitor for diabetes patients, and a wearable device that records and relays infant diagnostic information were selected as winners at the 2018 ISHOW in India.

    May 07, 2018

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  • Journals

    CALL FOR PAPERS: Journal of Vibration and Acoustics

    The ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics is currently accepting manuscripts for a special issue on bio-inspired systems, which is expected to be published in April 2019. The deadline to submit a paper for the special issue is June 1, 2018.

    May 07, 2018

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  • Event

    ASME to Offer Additive Manufacturing Events During LiveWorx Conference in Boston

    ASME will hold several special workshops and sessions related to the subject of additive manufacturing — one of the five core technologies the Society has identified as key to its overall strategy — during the upcoming LiveWorx 18 Technology Conference in Boston.

    June 04, 2018

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  • AABME

    Bioprinting Better Artificial Joints

    Lorenzo Moroni and his team at MERLN in The Netherlands, use 3D bioprinting to create "smart scaffolds," which they seed with patient stem cells and growth factors to produce structures that behave like natural cartilage tissues.

    June 04, 2018

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  • E-Fest

    Three Teams Named Grand-Prize Winners at ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW) in India

    The inventors of a device for learning Braille, a medical screening monitor for diabetes patients, and a wearable device that records and relays infant diagnostic information were selected as winners at the 2018 ISHOW in India.

    May 07, 2018

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  • Journals

    CALL FOR PAPERS: Journal of Vibration and Acoustics

    The ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics is currently accepting manuscripts for a special issue on bio-inspired systems, which is expected to be published in April 2019. The deadline to submit a paper for the special issue is June 1, 2018.

    May 07, 2018

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  • SPONSORED

    How Computational Acoustics Drives Innovative Design Solutions

    The COMSOL News Special Edition: Acoustics, published as a Special Advertising Section in Mechanical Engineering magazine earlier this year, celebrates designers, engineers and researchers working in the field of acoustics.

    April 30, 2018

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  • Article

    Nano: Engineering’s New Frontier

    Nanotechnology is the new frontier of engineering, creating endless possibilities for manufacturing, microfluidics, robotics, biomedicine, energy, and more.

    March 12, 2018

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  • Landmarks

    Knight Foundry Redesignated as an ASME Landmark

    The Knight Foundry in Sutter Creek, Calif., one of the few water-powered foundries in the United States, was recently redesignated as an ASME Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark.

    April 23, 2018

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  • E-Fest

    The Energy of Engineering Drives E-Fest East

    Young engineers from across the country innovate, compete, network, land that dream job, and, of course, have a whole lot of fun at E-Fest East at Penn State.

    April 23, 2018

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  • Landmarks

    Single Crystal Turbine Blade Named ASME’s 265th Landmark

    Last month, Pratt & Whitney’s single crystal turbine blade was designated as an ASME Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark at a ceremony at the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Conn.

    March 26, 2018

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    From AABME: Augmented Reality Gives New Sight to Bioengineers, Doctors

    More bioengineers are taking a serious look at how virtual and augmented reality tools, like Microsoft's HoloLens can expand their design capabilities, especially for medical imaging and computation, simulations, and implants and devices.

    April 09, 2018

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  • Article

    NASA’s Alien Tire

    NASA’s new “superelastic tire” is designed to thrive on inhospitable planets such as Mars, where the rocky terrain is hard to maneuver and temperatures can reach -130 °C.

    March 05, 2018

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  • Video

    VIDEO: Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering

    Publishes articles related to algorithms, computational methods, computing infrastructure, computer-interpretable representations, human-computer interfaces, information science, and/or system architectures to improve product and system lifestyle

    April 09, 2018

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  • Conference

    EPRI Expert Workshop to Be Held at 2018 PVP

    The workshop will build on previous discussions which have considered the principles and requirements that should be followed to establish robust and relevant creep-continuum damage mechanics constitutive models.

    February 12, 2018

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  • News

    Technology Advisory Panels Help ASME Gain Market Insight

    In December and January, thought leaders from the fields of robotics and bioengineering convened at ASME Headquarters in New York for two Technology Advisory Panel (TAP) meetings.

    March 12, 2018

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  • AABME

    From AABME: Printing Organs That Give

    To a surgeon, a useful model organ needs to be more than a rigid plastic curio. It needs the feel of the real thing if it’s to be any good for practice. Now researchers have created a 3D printed organ with the elasticity of flesh and blood.

    March 12, 2018

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  • Article

    Sailing into the Stratosphere

    90,000 feet in the air is just below the threshold for suborbital travel, nowhere near the normal altitude of the average airplane. The Perlan Project aims to change that.

    February 26, 2018

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  • Conference

    Check out IMECE's Design Tracks!

    This year, IMECE, the largest interdisciplinary mechanical engineering conference in the world, has seventeen design, reliability, safety, and risk tracks.

    March 12, 2018

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  • Books

    Mechanics of Accuracy in Engineering Design of Machines and Robots

    Accuracy is one of the fundamental characteristics and one of the most important indexes of the quality of machines and robots.

    March 12, 2018

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  • News

    5 Hot Trends at CES 2018

    CES 2018 is a rocking way to begin the year, especially if you are an engineer. Held from January 9 to 12 in Las Vegas, the show provided a harbinger of what's to come in technology, devices, and trends.

    February 05, 2018

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  • AABME

    From AABME: Robot Helps Doctors Perform Delicate Microsurgeries

    A new robot helps surgeons suppress tremors during reconstructive microsurgeries and allows more of them to perform those delicate tasks.

    February 12, 2018

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  • Article

    Engineering and Reshoring: Creativity Matters

    Reshoring, or bringing manufacturing work back to the US, is a big issue for the manufacturing industry and the economy in general right now. As usual, efficiency and cost are the critical factors.

    January 22, 2018

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  • News

    Nominations Due Soon for Nearly 30 Society Awards

    The ASME Honors and Awards Committee will be accepting nominations for 29 ASME awards — including the ASME Medal, Honorary Membership and the Henry R. Worthington Medal — over the next two months.

    January 22, 2018

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  • Video

    Video: Additive Advantage

    Siemens demonstrated the potential of additive manufacturing to speed the development of turbine blade development by eliminating casting in the prototyping phase.

    February 12, 2018

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  • Journals

    CALL FOR PAPERS: Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, Diagnostics and Prognostics of Engineering Systems

    Papers are being accepted for the Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, Diagnostics and Prognostics of Engineering Systems, which provides a forum for the communication, discussion, and dissemination of advanced research related to NDE, SHM and Prognosis.

    December 11, 2017

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  • Article

    3D Printing Technologies Rise to New Levels

    Augmented polymer deposition (APD) technology makes 3D-printed parts much stronger than those made with standard materials.

    January 02, 2018

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