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Hydrogen fuel purity testing

Overcoming hydrogen fuel’s chicken-and-egg conundrum is a question of purity, according to Dr Arul Murugan, senior research scientist at NPL in the gas and particle metrology group

Successful autonomous truck platooning trials

Nick Reed, academy director at the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) in the UK, outlines the next steps that are vital to guaranteeing safe truck platooning trials later this year

Tackling interior noise problems

Ismail Benhayoun, Altair ProductDesign team manager, believes S&R simulation is becoming an ever more important and sought after field within NVH testing

The relevance of recall letters in lawsuits

A great number of things might be relevant. This is true in life, in law and in testing. But the rigor with which the ‘might be’ test is applied varies greatly

Mentoring inexperienced engineers

Providing guidance to raw talent fresh out the classroom can shape the trajectory of an engineer’s career, so use your powers of influence wisely

Software safety matters

David Gil, a senior engineer at Critical Software, addresses the importance of independent software testing in ensuring the software of future vehicles is failsafe, and touches on the some of the lessons to be learned from industries like aerospace

Addressing transport emissions from our cities

Jane Burston, founder of the UK’s Centre for Carbon Measurement, which measures impacts on the environment and encourages the take-up of low carbon technologies, believes the UK can meet its climate targets agreed at COP21 and that new CO? emission lowering technologies the center has identified will play a big part in this

The cold reality of electric vehicles

Simulation specialist Ales Alajbegovic addresses the issue of thermal management in EVs in the context of Exa Corporation’s software, which can be used to quickly and accurately simulate HVAC in vehicles¬†

Is machine vision the best technology for testing quality?

Martyn Cleaver at Forward Industrial, a manufacturer of fasteners and fixings, gives his opinion on the accuracy and efficiency of using machine vision methods, such as those adopted in Keyence machines, for quality inspection

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