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Servitization and Physical Asset Management

Michael John Provost
  • Book
  • R-479
Published 2018-12-31 by SAE International in United States

Servitization and Physical Asset Management, third edition, was developed to provide a structured source of guidance and reference information on the business opportunities linked to servitization and the management of physical assets.

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Network Layer

Truck Bus Control and Communications Network Committee
  • Ground Vehicle Standard
  • J1939/31_201809
  • Current
Published 2018-09-13 by SAE International in United States
SAE J1939-31 Network Layer describes the requirements and services for Network Interconnection ECUs (NIECU) that enable electronic control units (ECUs) on a network segment to intercommunicate with other ECUs on different network segments of the vehicle network. This document defines various types of NIECUs. The information in this document applies only to ECUs that are intended to provide networking services. It is not necessary for an ECU to provide any of these services in order to be compliant with the SAE J1939 protocol.
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Researchers Develop At-Home Pap Smear Test

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-28922
Published 2018-05-01 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States

An at-home Pap smear test is designed to reduce anxiety associated with the procedure and give women more control over their health without interfering with their work or social life. The Domi Care, designed by industrial design graduate Lauren Emmerson and current senior Anastasia Miller, was recently awarded first place in the International Housewares Association Student Design Competition.

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-28020
Published 2017-12-01 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, WA, has been operated by Battelle and its predecessors since the lab’s inception in 1965. For more than 50 years, PNNL has advanced the frontiers of science and engineering, making fundamental scientific discoveries and solving problems in energy, the environment, and national security.

Direct Delivery Authorization Guidance for Aerospace Companies

G-14 Americas Aerospace Quality Standards Committee (AAQSC)
  • Aerospace Standard
  • ARP9107A
  • Current
Published 2017-11-09 by SAE International in United States
Limited to the commercial aerospace industry where a request is made for a PO to have Direct Delivery Authorization (DDA), which includes an Appropriate Arrangement (AA) between the PO and the Design Organization (DO). In this process the DO is responsible for ensuring the continuous updating of design and airworthiness data to the PO, whilst the PO is responsible for assurance that the manufactured article conforms to approved design and airworthiness data. The PO is responsible to provide airworthiness release documentation.
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Application of CAE (Computer Aided Engineering) Superelement Technique for NVH (Noise, Vibration and Harshness) Attributes on a Trimmed-Body Vehicle Structure in Order to Assist Supplier Commodity Development Based Also on NVH Requirements

Ford Motor Company-Gimaezio Gomes Carvalho, Luis Guilherme Mariano Viana Martins
Published 2017-11-07 by SAE International in United States
The business environment is ever changing, several innovations have allowed companies to transcend borderlines and become global entities. While the opportunities are numerous so are the challenges. In this fiercely competitive global marketplace, success requires companies to pay closer attention to supplier relations. The relationship between an automotive industry and its suppliers is an example of it, so the application of CAE (Computer Aided Engineering) superelement technique may improve, in terms of NVH (Noise, Vibration and Harshness), the vehicle development efficiency, without compromising confidentiality directives. Most of NVH requirements must be tracked through Transfer Functions (TFs) analyses at response points located on the Trimmed-Body Finite Element Model (FEM), as for example: Point Mobility, Vibration Transfer Function (VTF) and Acoustic Transfer Function (ATF). As the Trimmed-Body is an assembly of sub-systems, some of them developed in-house and other by external suppliers, FEM and TFs must be cascaded to all sub-system developers, including external suppliers. Confidentiality directives do not allow FE models sharing with external suppliers, precluding commodities development by suppliers to be driven by NVH attribute…
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A Model Based Control Strategy for an Electric Power Assisted Steering

Automotive Engineering, University of Brasilia-Rafael Rodrigues da Silva, Evandro Leonardo Silva Teixeira, André Murilo de Almeida Pinto
UTFPR Ponta Grossa-Max Mauro Dias Santos
Published 2017-11-07 by SAE International in United States
Automotive industry is looking for new design and product development practices to become more competitive. Challenges in current global market have often included sustainable development, environmental regulation and innovative solution to reach customer needs. Today, carmakers are striving to take competitive advantages over global marketplace. Model-Based-Design (MBD) seems to be a feasible answer to improve software development practices in automotive industry. Furthermore, it has been reported as a novel development approach to develop advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Among ADAS technologies often required to reduce driver fatigue is Electric Power Assisted Steering (EPAS). By using an auxiliary servomotor, it can reduce significantly driver effort in parking maneuvers. In this scenario, this paper aims to describe how MBD can be used to design EPAS control system. In addition, the tests Model-In-the-Loop (MIL), Software-In-the-Loop(SIL) and Hardware-In-the-Loop (HIL) are also performed.
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Michael Robinet
  • Magazine Article
  • 17AUTP11_07
Published 2017-11-01 by SAE International in United States

Facing the new disruptors

Industry leaders remain so by staying ahead of the next ‘big’ trend. They view emerging shifts in business and technology as opportunities, regardless of the disruption such trends portend. Even when faced with unexpected (i.e., a natural disaster) or expected (global regulatory) shifts, suppliers must be agile and decisive. Ignorance of disruption is not an excuse.

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Foreign Object Damage (FOD) Prevention Program - Requirements for Aviation, Space, and Defense Organizations

G-14 Americas Aerospace Quality Standards Committee (AAQSC)
  • Aerospace Standard
  • AS9146
  • Current
Published 2017-04-26 by SAE International in United States
This standard defines FOD Prevention Program requirements for organizations that design, develop, and provide aviation, space, and defense products and services; and by organizations providing post-delivery support, including the provision of maintenance, spare parts, or materials for their own products and services. It is emphasized that the requirements specified in this standard are complementary (not alternative) to customer, and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. Should there be a conflict between the requirements of this standard and applicable statutory or regulatory requirements, the latter shall take precedence.
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State-of-the-Art of CMM-Coordinate Metrology in Automotive Industry

National Institute for Standards-Salah H. R. Ali
Published 2017-03-28 by SAE International in United States
There is an eternal extended cooperation between the CMM-coordinate metrology and automotive industry which affecting positively the world economy. Coordinate measuring machine (CMM) is considered as one of the very important techniques to increase the manufacturing quality. Hence, giving more attention to the CMM metrology can play a good role in that area to increase the outcome of the auto industry with high quality. Thus, developing CMM-coordinate metrology techniques constitutes allows important issue and needs more and more scientific research work to enhance the automotive industry. This paper aims to give an overview on the new research works performed in this area during the last few years. The article discusses the latest technology and being updates, such as micro-CMM and hybrid-multi-probe-CMM. On the other hand some new applications of CMM-coordinate metrology techniques in automotive industry have been presented.
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