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How to fly a solar-powered plane when the sun doesn’t shine (and other Si2 design challenges)

Being first isn’t always easy, but it does give you flexibility in how you approach a task. For the engineers at Solar Impulse, that meant starting without a blue print and designing the plane from a clean slate with MATLAB and Model-Based Design.

Here is a list of 4 design considerations that the engineers at Solar Impulse faced that aren’t a major concern for typical aircraft designs:read more >>

March Madness or March Mathness to pick the winning bracket 2

By now you’ve completed your NCAA March Madness brackets. Did you know the odds of picking the perfect bracket are 1-in-9.2 quintillion? Yes, quintillion, which means 18 zeros after the value. On Monday, Forbes profiled three ways to pick a winning bracket. Two of the three ways outlined in the article use MATLAB…. read more >>

Thermal selfies coming to a smartphone near you

The ‘World’s first’ thermal camera smartphone was launched just ahead of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last week, ushering in a new generation of smartphones.  The Cat s60 phone, designed by Bullitt and sold under the Caterpillar brand name, has an integrated thermal camera from FLIR…. read more >>

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