Engineering

Preventing hydrocarbon buildup in subsea systems

Dr. Keshawa Shukla from the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University published a proceedings paper, "A New Transient Model for Predicting Cooling Temperature and Cooldown Time of a Subsea Pipe-in-Pipe Flowline System ...

Robotics

Drone swarms can now fly autonomously through thick forest

A swarm of 10 bright blue drones lifts off in a bamboo forest in China, then swerves its way between cluttered branches, bushes and over uneven ground as it autonomously navigates the best flight path through the woods.

Consumer & Gadgets

Portable fluorescent probe identifies bad cooking oil

How clean are the cooking oils we use in our homes? What about the cooking oils used at restaurants? Recently, a team of researchers has developed a straightforward and highly sensitive technology that detects bad cooking ...

Engineering

In Scandinavia, wooden buildings reach new heights

A sandy-colored tower glints in the sunlight and dominates the skyline of the Swedish town of Skelleftea as Scandinavia harnesses its wood resources to lead a global trend towards erecting eco-friendly high-rises.

Engineering

Laser-textured discs improve marine engine performance

A laser-textured friction disk could reduce maintenance costs and downtime for the biggest ships sailing on the oceans. Man Energy Solutions tested laser-textured friction disks on its two-stroke engines on two ships sailing ...

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