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Look, no hands! the self-driving car on the road to reality

Author: Euronews Knowledge
Self-driving, intelligent cars, once a staple of science fiction, are now a technological reality, albeit in prototype form. Made by euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe.

Views: 850

Simulation of a tensile test using smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH)

Author: Christian Nutto
The video shows the simulation of a tensile test. The tensile specimen is shown in a half-section. The color scheme represents the plastic strain occurring during the strain. The end of the videos shows a stress-strain diagramm o ... more

Views: 1745

Bulging and buckling of a hose under pressure

Author: Claas Bierwisch
The movie shows a fluid in a rigid pipe which is connected to a hose of rubber-like material. A piston moves downward through the pipe thereby pushing the fluid into the hose which is sealed by a disc at the lower end. The hose bu ... more

Views: 1005

Recharging without cables: the road ahead for electric cars - Futuris

Author: Euronews Knowledge
Electric vehicles are undoubtedly a form of transport with a future, but many technical challenges have to be overcome before they replace petrol and diesel-fuelled cars. euronews knowledge brings you a fresh mix of the world's ... more

Views: 751

Greener Tyres Hit the Road - Futuris

Author: Euronews Knowledge
This a euronews futuris feature from March 25, 2014. euronews knowledge brings you a fresh mix of the world's most interesting know-hows, directly from space and sci-tech experts.

Views: 950

Spray drying of single drops/granules

Author: Thomas Breinlinger
Spray drying is a process used to transform fine primary powder into larger granules which provide better characteristics (e.g. flowability, pressability etc.). Our simulations focus on the evolution of the microstructure of the i ... more

Views: 1255

Die filling of a seal disc cavity

Author: Claas Bierwisch
Dry pressing and subsequent sintering in order to shape metallic or ceramic powders is characterized by its high dimensional accuracy. The homogeneous filling of the die prior to compaction is an important prerequisite for maintai ... more

Views: 965

Tire traction

Author: Claas Bierwisch
Discrete Element Method (DEM) simulations can be used to model the traction of a tire on a granular ground. The DEM force laws can be parameterized in order to represent various types of grounds ranging from sand over mud to snow. ... more

Views: 986

Robots to the rescue in post-disaster recovery

Author: Euronews Knowledge
Made by euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe. euronews knowledge brings you a fresh mix of the world's most interesting know-hows, directly from space and sci-tech experts.

Views: 602

Good Vibrations: Monitoring Machine Health - Futuris

Author: Euronews Knowledge
Thoroughly analyzing the vibrations made by a machine can help diagnose its mechanical state of health. euronews knowledge brings you a fresh mix of the world's most interesting know-hows, directly from space and sci-tech exper ... more

Views: 524