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Carbon composites are becoming competitive and cost-effective

Despite a high cost, carbon-fiber reinforced composites are widely used across multiple industries due to their high performance. However, with recent advances, it has become crucial for carbon composites to become ...

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Landing gear design and development – how advanced technology is helping meet challenges

One of the most critical subsystems of an aircraft is the landing gear. There is a need to design the landing gear with minimum weight, minimum volume, high performance, improved life, and reduced lifecycle...

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Impact of resident time in the molding industry

The term ‘residence time’ in the injection molding industry is often not taken seriously enough. Whereas in other chemical industries, this crucial time-period is a major factor that changes the properties of ...

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Crash dump analysis on Windows and Solaris

A core dump file is created whenever there is an untimely termination of a process. This could result from an unforeseen action by the application. The core dump file contains debugging information, which can prove valuable ...

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Integrated vehicle health management of a transport aircraft landing gear system

Integrated vehicle health monitoring (IVHM) is among the few technologies that help in reducing maintenance and operational costs, while improving the overall safety of an aircraft. This paper presents ...

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Functional testing – challenges and best practices

This paper illustrates the challenges in different stages of a product’s functional testing life cycle, namely, test requirements gathering...

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Refactoring

There is a constant need for software evolution techniques that are practical, efficient, and cost-effective. As the application code becomes older, maintaining it becomes a challenge. Refactoring is a technique to keep...

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Software re-engineering processes and corresponding testing considerations

The software industry is on the cusp of change, thanks to technology advances. These changes make it necessary for software applications to be in sync with the latest technologies ...

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Realizing efficiency and effectiveness in software testing through a comprehensive metrics model

Test metrics serve as important indicators of the efficiency and effectiveness of the software testing process. Hence, analyzing defined test metrics will help organizations identify areas for improvement...

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Performance monitoring in cloud

Cloud service providers need a holistic view of the virtualized environment as well as individual applications hosted on the cloud to plan their infrastructure and ensure...

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Structural health monitoring (SHM): enabling technology for a paradigm shift in next generation aircraft design and maintenance

The aircraft industry continuously reinvents itself to reduce the cost of acquisition, operations, and maintenance while meeting stringent performance requirements. The challenge is to design lightweight aircrafts with reduced maintenance costs. It is essential to...

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SaaS security testing: guidelines and evaluation framework

SaaS is a business delivery model in which software applications are accessible over the Internet and offered on a subscription-on-demand basis. Though the pay-per-use model offers flexible subscription timelines to end customers, it has...

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Cloud testing vs. testing cloud

The white paper introduces the cloud computing business model. It explains the ‘on demand’ paradigm through examples. The discussions cover the benefits and limitations of the cloud computing model and clearly differentiate between...

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Interoperate in cloud with Federation standards

It is possible to accelerate cloud computing adoption by leveraging Federation standards, resolving vendor lock-in issues, and facilitating ‘on demand’ business requirements. This paper discusses the importance of ‘Federation in cloud’ deployment. In a competitive business scenario, enterprises need to support various Federation protocols to be able to provide seamless connectivity – across applications and across various forms of deployments. From an enterprise...

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Knowledge-based engineering: how it can help retail and consumer packaged goods industry

Know more about how knowledge-based engineering (KBE), a proven product development technology, can help retail and CPG industries by helping capture and reuse engineering knowledge.

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Automating the spare parts management system

The critical nature of spare parts management in manufacturing and service operations cannot be understated. Factors such as demand unpredictability, part alternates, parts indigenization, and tight control on spare parts inventory – coupled with high service levels – demand decision support to accurately forecast spare part requirements and to optimize inventory. Meeting these objectives helps...

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Efficient ladle management in aluminum making

For large aluminum manufacturers with multiple furnaces and pot-lines, delivering ladles carrying the right quality of metal to the desired furnace and recording all in-process data for future analysis is a major challenge. Our expert suggests an approach to capture, display, store, and analyze ladle-related information. It is designed to enable better...

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Integrating MES and enterprise systems: creating the agile and responsive high-tech manufacturer

For any MES / enterprise integration effort to be manageable and effective, it must adopt a top-down perspective. It must employ processes as the organizational foundation for a staged implementation of integration.

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Manufacturing transformation through the advent of the digital manufacturing enterprise

The digital manufacturing enterprise envisages an integrated information model, one that spans across the entire enterprise – regardless of size, geography, or complexity. This ...

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Providing an end-to-end quality assurance process for products

Management of product quality has become an integral part of the product development lifecycle....

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Infosys Product Engineering services: driving the convergence of professional services and digital technologies in digital media

Convergence in communications, media, and the Internet is pitting the giants of industry against one another. This white paper examines the convergence of video distribution and assesses how the ‘triple play’ (video, voice, and high speed data)...

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Telecom testing and convergence

The widespread popularity of IP multimedia subsystems (IMS) is a clear indication that independent networks will be integrated into a single IP-based infrastructure, the next-generation network (NGN), in the near future.

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Mobile interactive gaming interworking in IP multimedia subsystems

Service interaction between games and other mobile devices is a key challenge in future mobile gaming. This paper analyzes the disparity in current user equipment-based implementations and discusses how IP multimedia subsystems (IMS) architecture can address interaction issues at the network level.

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Enabling network-based presence aggregation using IP multimedia subsystems

IP multimedia subsystems (IMS) help track presence across sources and technologies, and aggregates presence information at the network rather than at presence agents. Since IMS is access-agnostic, it makes communication user-centric...

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Globalization of product development: the inevitable next stage – part 1

Global sourcing has become a change agent in high-technology manufacturing causing dramatic shifts in how and where product components and capabilities are sourced and where work gets done.

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Globalization of product development: the inevitable next stage – part 2

Global sourcing has become a change agent in high-technology manufacturing, causing dramatic shifts in how and where product components and capabilities are sourced and where work gets done.

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Infosys PLM-based solution for REACH compliance

The manufacturing industry must comply with Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemical (REACH) regulation in the European Union. According to our experts, a holistic view of REACH requirements reveals that an integrated PLM backbone can achieve REACH compliance. They demonstrate...

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Integrated part information management: bridging information gaps across functions

Our experts highlight some key problems aerospace faces in managing part information. It proposes a solution framework to address those problems. The paper...

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Offshore models for engineering product development: captive center vs. vendor partner

Adopting the right sourcing model – captive center vs. vendor partner – can reduce the total cost of ownership and provide long-term flexibility for engineering product development.

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