The forms of address are continously subject to changes. They represent an invisible barometer for the public mood. When people feel free and not patronized, they tend to the liberal solidarity form “du”. Does the economic situation change to worser read more ...
Geopolitical Spy is a leading journal countering political risk with clear, insightful analysis of international and strategic affairs.
In the December 2016 issue, JR Tinkerton provides crisp, expert insights on the following topics: the world Pr read more ...
Planar Magnetic Levitation in 6 DOF
R. Glöß, Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG, Karlsruhe, Germany
The paper describes a new magnetic levitation system for 6 DOF with nanometer resolution. The system consists of a movable stage w read more ...
Micropump Utilizing Localized Magnetic-Field-Induced Deformation of MSM Elements to Deliver Sub-Microliter Volumes of Drugs to the Rat Brain
S. Barker1, E. Rhoads1, P. Lindquist1, M. Vreugdenhill2, P. Müllner1
1Boise State University; Boise, USA, read more ...
Linear Reluctance Actuator with Low Retention Force
Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG, Karlsruhe, Germany
Positioners for the micro and nano range are often designed as systems with flexure guide, actuator and sensor. T read more ...
Hybrid Carbon Nanotube Yarn as Artificial Muscles
J. Foroughi1, G.M. Spinks1, G.G. Wallace1, M. Lima2, R.H. Baughman2
1 University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
2 University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, USA
We designed guest- read more ...
Heat Generation Analysis in Piezoelectric Materials
H.S. Shekhani1, K. Uchino1,2
1The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
2Office of Naval Research Global – Asia Office, Tokyo, Japan
One of the largest setbacks in t read more ...
Development of All Around Flexible Actuator
S. Ohtera, Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Yasu, Japan
Electrostrictive polymer has a large deformation; its strain is as much as 2%. But when we use it as actuators for some applications s read more ...
Bistable Rotary-Actuator – Based on Shape Memory Alloys
Actuator Solutions GmbH, Gunzenhausen, Germany
Actuators based on Shape-Memory-Alloys (SMA) show all characteristics required by the industry today. These are light read more ...
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Recent Japanese Activity in CFRTP For Mass Production Automobile
J. Takahashi, The University of Tokyo, Japan
T. Ishikawa, Nagoya University, Japan
As with European countries, Japanese CFRTP research is also rushing into the next st read more ...
Competitiveness of High Performance Carbon Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastic UD-Tape
A. Gilliot, J.-P. Canart, M. Schubert
Toho Tenax Europe GmbH, Wuppertal, Germany
L. de la Ossa, xperion Aerospace GmbH, Markdorf, Germany
This paper read more ...
Reducing Manufacturing Costs of Aerospace Thermoplastic Parts
S. Jamet, D. Bailly
DAHER-SOCATA, Saint-Aignan de Grand Lieu, France
J. Hubert, PINETTE-EMIDECAU, Châlon-sur-Saône, France
There is a trend in aerospace manufacturers to read more ...
Resource-Efficient Production of Large-Scale Lightweight Structures
S. Nendel, H.-J. Heinrich, L. Kroll
Cetex Institut für Textil- und Verarbeitungsmaschinen gemeinnützige GmbH, Chemnitz, Germany
Within the BMBF-funded innovative re read more ...
Processing UD-Thermoplastic Composites for Local Reinforcement
C. Götze, Georg Kaufmann Formenbau AG, Busslingen, Switzerland
For a better combination of lightweight potential and cost efficient part production, it is required to thi read more ...
SOfIA - Structural Organic Sheet Components for the Integration in Automobiles
F. Jansen, Faserinstitut Bremen e. V., Bremen, Germany
A. Kunze, Stiftung Institut für Werkstofftechnik, Bremen, Germany
Fibre reinforced lightweight mat read more ...
Multiaxial Non Crimp Fabrics for Reinforcing Thermoplastic Composites
S. Bakker, K. Suhre
SAERTEX GmbH & Co. KG, Saerbeck, Germany
Thermoplastic composite materials are now more and more in focus as a weight-saving alternative for s read more ...
Processing of Thermoplastic Composites; Developments & Future Challenges
H. Luinge, TenCate Advanced Composites, Nijverdal, The Netherlands
Thermoplastic composites can be processed via a wide variety of processes. Most established for read more ...
StyLight® - Class-A Surface with Thermoplastic Composites
P. Juan, K. Suhre
INEOS Styrolution Group GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
T. Braselmann, Neue Materialien Fürth GmbH, Fürth, Germany
J. Knöchel, Neue Materialien Bayreuth GmbH, Bayreuth, read more ...
Adhesive-bonded Multiaxial Non-crimp Fabrics with Adjustable Draping Properties
J. Steinberg, S. Rittner, C. Cherif
Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Fiber ondulation and damage as well as limited draping properties of read more ...