Blog & Resources

Category Archive: Transportation

  1. Which Metals Conduct Heat the Best/Fastest

    Oct
    27
    2020

    Thermal conductivity is a crucial quality of metals since it measures the amount and speed of heat the material can displace. This quality is especially important in high-temperature environments. Extremely high temperatures can change the properties of any metal, usually reducing the strength. Therefore, conducting the heat quicker can significantly reduce the stress on the […]

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  2. GEV Has Presented a Compressed Hydrogen Ship Design

    Oct
    26
    2020

    GEV (Global Energy Ventures) has designed a compressed hydrogen transport ship called “H2 Ship”, which is meant to solve the puzzle of transporting the precious fuel from northern Australia to Singapore, South Korea, China, and Japan. The “H2 Ship” can theoretically store up to 2,000 tons of compressed hydrogen that is produced in Australia using […]

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  3. Kinds of Tube Drawing

    Oct
    01
    2020

    Tubes are an integral part of the modern world. Its use is diverse – apart from the transfer of liquid and gas, tubes are used for structural purposes. Thus, tubing finds use in various industries, including construction, aircraft, oil, gas, and petrochemical, automotive, chemical, water treatment, sanitary systems, medical, pharmaceutical, etc. This variety also necessitates […]

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  4. How to Protect Tank Farms for Catastrophic Corrosion

    Sep
    14
    2020

    Tank farms are often called to withstand harsh weather conditions as they are exposed to the elements of nature, be it sun, rain, frost, and sand particles hitting their walls with speeds as wind blows on them. It’s only a matter of time before corrosion takes its toll on the vessels, and tank farm operators […]

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  5. Japan’s Bullet Train That Can Run During an Earthquake

    Aug
    17
    2020

    Japan’s latest Shinkansen bullet train model, the N700S series,  has come into service. Large number of fans celebrated its debut, despite COVID-19 restrictions. The N700S S in the name of N700S series stands for “supreme”. The new model runs faster, smoother and is equipped with upgraded cabin features. Not only that, it is also designed […]

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  6. Cadillac Lyriq is an Electric Crossover with New Battery Technology

    Aug
    11
    2020

    Traditional carmakers accelerated the launch of new electric vehicles to catch with Tesla. The latest company that revealed more details about is EV strategy is Cadillac. Judging by its new electric crossover, due to launch in two years, the American luxury manufacturer has an ace up its sleeve. As expected, Cadillac will inject a lot […]

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  7. Autonomous Wheelchairs Will Help People with Disabilities in Airports

    Aug
    04
    2020

    The lives of people with disabilities will soon be made much more manageable. Many startups already work on autonomous wheelchairs, which use technology similar to self-driving vehicles to navigate around an area. WHILL is a startup from Yokohama that’s at the forefront in developing such vehicles. The Japanese company was established by a former Nissan […]

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  8. The Iconic Ford Bronco Has Returned and it Looks Awesome

    Jul
    27
    2020

    Ford has announced the revival of the iconic “Bronco”, a highly successful off-roader that was first introduced in 1966. While there have been another four generations carrying the same name, all of the successors were bigger and clumsier SUVs that were less capable when pushed out of the bounds of paved road networks. So, eventually, […]

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  9. Bosch Reveals Futuristic Electric Bike Concept

    Jul
    10
    2020

    E-bikes are the next big thing in urban transportation, as people return a “back to basics” albeit high-tech approach. While the field is still dominated by “niche firms”, some of the bigger players are beginning to dip their toe in these waters. After all, the market could explode soon, and the consumer demand may overwhelm […]

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  10. VW Launches its Own Home Charging Battery Packs

    Jul
    03
    2020

    VW is preparing to launch the ID series of electric vehicles, and it has started to actively promote its very own home-charging units. Similar to the Tesla “Powerwall”, the VW “Wallbox” comes in three outdoor versions, helping people pick one that matches their specific needs without having to spend more than they need to. The […]

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  11. How to Calculate Metal Weight

    Jun
    26
    2020

    Calculating the weight of a said alloy is very important in engineering, as it directly affects the performance of the material. The weight of a single piece of alloy with the same dimensions can vary greatly even in materials that have similar properties. That is because alloys are composed of many different elements, each having […]

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  12. Tesla Will Build its Cybertruck Gigafactory in Central USA

    Jun
    23
    2020

    Elon Musk continues to search for the best location to build the largely-anticipated Cybertruck, the company’s first foray into the pickup truck market. According to Musk, the Gigafactory will probably be located in Central USA, with Texas being the first option. The reason why Elon wants the central USA to be the location of the […]

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  13. Why Diesel Engines Produce Higher Torque than Gas Engines

    Jun
    16
    2020

    Torque is the measure of force that causes an object to rotate about an axis. On car engines, it is the force that spins the engine crankshaft, and to the driver, it feels like the “guts” of the motor, or the “pulling” force when trying to climb steep hills. Although gasoline internal combustion engines are […]

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