By Ed Richardson – USMMA/Thomas & Skinner
Recently, I attended the TMS 2013 conference in Toronto. It’s clear that the rare earth industry is well into consolidation mode. This comes near the end of a wild roller coaster ride for the rare earth industry over the past three years.
The curious thing about the rare earth industry now is that the companies operating in this space are all very different. In fact, they are so different, there are some interesting ways to organize and classify them. For instance, one way to think of them is in terms of the lands of Disney’s Magic Kingdom. MORE
By Robert Kaczmarek – Cobham Technical Services – Vector Fields Software
This article is intended to look at the implementation of electromagnetic Finite Element Analysis in a real world problem in order to gain insights and best practices around this type of analysis. In order to do so we have taken the published results of the Toyota Prius motor by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) papers - and compiled a simulation based upon them. MORE