Design Engineering Case Studies
Axis Prototype’s 3D prints of Vancouver Olympic Torch light up 2010 Winter Games.
Ray Brougham’s company, Prototype Equipment Design, is all about providing unique solutions for very specific problems.
B.C.’s amphibious Arktos Craft braves fire and ice to reign as the ultimate “go anywhere” vehicle.
Aiming to create the first net gain reactor, General Fusion's design leverages steam-driven pneumatics in quest for the Holy Grail of energy production.
New Canadian technology makes ATM line-ups a whole lot faster.
Canada has strong fundamentals but is hampered by funding and tech transfer policies.
Engineers Canada report points to shortage of experienced engineers in current and coming labour market.
Ryerson bio-engineering duo’s brain-controlled bionic arm may not give amputees super-human strength but could restore nearly all natural function one day soon.
Université Laval’s Team Alerion Supermileage soars above the collegiate engineering competition with a radical vehicle capable of better than 3,000 miles per gallon.
Used around the world, the Amphibex amphibious excavator helps prevent spring flooding.
After nearly a century, Calgary’s Private Thomas Lawless laid to rest last week in France.
Canadian bioplastic combines high-tensile strength with complete biodegradability.
Top 5 sources of product development funding and support for Canadian innovators.
Electrified VW Beetle travels coast to coast in 14 days with only minor snags.
Altair Engineering software and design talents craft the next generation of fuel efficient transit buses.
Bill Lishman, also know as ‘Father Goose,’ will always be associated with ultralight planes. He rose to prominence in 1988 for guiding birds such as Canada Geese and Whooping Crane by air on safe migration routes – a venture called ‘Operation Migration.’ Now, Lishman is using his passion for the ultralight to turn it into ...
Until it was replaced by petroleum in the late 1800s, whale oil was harvested in the millions of gallons for lamp fuel, to make candles and lubricate industrial machines. A century later, a Toronto-based company is again looking to the whale to not only generate energy but also conserve it. This time, however, the whale’s ...
As the Chatham / Kent region of southern Ontario emerges from the economic downturn, many local manufacturers are facing a big challenge and a big opportunity—unused capacity. On the upside, these manufacturers are highly skilled and practiced at addressing the rigorous demands of their customers (primarily OEM part and assembly suppliers to tier-one automotive manufacturers). ...
“The Scout is targeted at the backpack of every soldier and the trunk of every police car, but the number of uses is really endless,” says Dave Kroetsch, president of Waterloo, Ontario-based Aeryon Labs. “We knew that in today’s fast-paced world, access to high quality aerial intelligence would continue to become more and more critical, ...
Hailed as the first commercial flying car, Terrafugia’s Transition morphs from road worthy car to small plane and back in 30 seconds. Since the rise of popular science fiction literature, visions of the future have commonly included flying cars. If you’re tired of waiting, you’re in luck. Next year, Massachusetts-based start-up Terrafugia is scheduled to ...