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Ten videos by NSF-NBC explain ‘Science of the Summer Olympics’

By Eileen De Guire / July 13, 2012

The series of videos by NSF-NBC delves into the unique biomechanics of athletes, and how technology still has much to learn from human achievement. Credit: NBC Universal via NSF. One of the most popular undergraduate courses in materials science and engineering at Case Western Reserve University is on sports and materials. The late professor and metallurgist, Gary…

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New ceramic–aluminum composite brake rotor developed for mass market

By / January 24, 2012

Nikhil Gupta, associate professor in the Polytechnic Institute of New York University Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, is developing a new generation of ceramic brakes to be used in mass-market automobiles. Today’s ceramic brakes are found mostly on race cars, exotic sports cars and motorcycles. Credit: NYU-Poly. Ceramic-containing brake pads and rotors first began to…

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