Team develops new algorithm to calculate the best shapes for things to come

Team develops new algorithm to calculate the best shapes for things to come

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Maximizing the performance and efficiency of structures—everything from bridges to computer components—can be achieved by design with a new algorithm developed by researchers at the University of Michigan and Northeastern University. It’s an advancement likely to benefit a host of industries where costly and time-consuming trial-and-error testing is necessary to determine…

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Non-Destructive Testing of Computer Components

This article discusses the methods of non-destructive testing (NDT) applied to computer components, utilized for industrial safety and quality assurance purposes. Image Credit: Abscent Vector/Shutterstock.com What is Non-Destructive Testing? Nondestructive testing is a means of evaluating a material or component’s superficial or interior defects or mechanical conditions without compromising the component or the material’s fitness for operation. There are…

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Calculating the best shapes for things to come

Maximizing the performance and efficiency of structures—everything from bridges to computer components—can be achieved by design with a new algorithm developed by researchers at the University of Michigan and Northeastern University. It’s an advancement likely to benefit a host of industries where costly and time-consuming trial-and-error testing is necessary to determine the optimal design. As…

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