Industria 4.0

Industria 4.0

4D printing of polymers: Techniques, materials, and prospects
- Since the concept of four-dimensional (4D) printing first emerged from additive manufacturing technologies in 2013, there has been growing interest from researchers worldwide to harness its...
Vision-based reduced-order adaptive control of aerial continuum manipulation systems
- In this paper, a vision-based control method for aerial continuum manipulation systems (ACMSs) is proposed. The objective of this paper is to design a proper controller for highly nonlinear and...
Flexible strain sensors for wearable applications fabricated using novel functional nanocomposites: A review
15/03/2022 - With recent advancements in novel composite nanomaterials and
Peridynamic analysis to investigate the influence of microstructure and porosity on fatigue crack propagation in additively manufactured Ti6Al4V
15/02/2022 - Additive Manufacturing (AM) has gained a lot of interest due to the freedom to produce complex metal geometries directly from the designed digital model. Despite the high potential of AM, the...
Durable and highly sensitive flexible sensors for wearable electronic devices with PDMS-MXene/TPU composite films
- MXenes, as two-dimensional (2D) transition metal carbides, carbonitrides, and nitrides, have very excellent electrical properties and surface activity and are increasingly used in supercapacitors,...
Polymer/metal composite 3D porous bone tissue engineering scaffolds fabricated by additive manufacturing techniques: A review
01/03/2022 - The employment of tissue engineering scaffolds in the reconstruction of the damaged bone tissues has shown remarkable promise since they significantly facilitate the healing process. Fabrication...
The Role of Nanowires in Advancing X-Ray Imaging
10/01/2022 - Scientific research, medical imaging, and safety monitoring have used X-rays in the past and continue to do so in the present. Since the introduction of X-rays, radiation sensing has been a topic of...
Efficient Recognition and Automatic Sorting Technology of Waste Textiles Based on Online Near infrared Spectroscopy and Convolutional Neural Network
01/05/2022 - In order to better recycle waste textiles and save resources, intelligent identification and sorting equipment and technology are urgently needed. In this work, an online near infrared (NIR)...
High-temperature oxidation performance of Inconel 625 superalloy fabricated by wire arc additive manufacturing
01/04/2022 - High-temperature oxidation behavior of Inconel 625 superalloy manufactured by wire arc additive manufacturing (WAAM) technique was investigated. Results showed that microstructure of the as-built...
Ultra-fast preparation of multifunctional conductive hydrogels with high mechanical strength, self-healing and self-adhesive properties based on Tara Tannin-Fe3+ dynamic redox system for strain sensors applications
01/02/2022 - Flexible wearable devices are drawing a lot of interest from researchers because of their enormous potential for applications in human-computer interaction, e-skin and disease diagnosis. In...
Integrating Nanotechnology into the Internet of Things
04/01/2022 - The internet of things (IoT) paradigm has long been considered a key incentive to the Fourth Industrial Revolution with the potential to transform the way we live our lives. Yet its impact promises...
Nanosensors: The Future Nano-Energy Harvesting Element
29/12/2021 - Nanotechnology is a relatively new field, and according to many researchers, the ever-increasing demand for more efficient and sustainable energy sources worldwide can be met by using it. An...
Using AFM for Nanostructure Analysis
29/12/2021 - Atomic force microscopy (AFM) is a powerful technique that aids in imaging surfaces of nanostructures, structures whose dimension ranges between 1nm and 100nm. Image...
Ultrasonic fatigue of laser beam powder bed fused metals: A state-of-the-art review
01/04/2022 - Ultrasonic fatigue testing is a resourceful (time- and cost-saving) approach to assess the dynamic failure of materials in the gigacycle range (i.e., when the number of cycles to failure is beyond...
Pillared carbon@tungsten decorated reduced graphene oxide film for pressure sensors with ultra-wide operation range in motion monitoring
- Flexible pressure sensors hold great potential in wearable and artificial intelligence devices. The reduced graphene oxide (rGO) film, as a candidate material for flexible pressure sensors, has...
Intrinsically stretchable carbon nanotube synaptic transistors with associative learning ability and mechanical deformation response
- Stretchable synaptic transistors with the ability to emulate multiplexed neural signal transmission is an important step toward mimicking complex brain activities in bionic memory sensors,...
Are digital business and digital public services a driver for better energy security? Evidence from a European sample
03/01/2022 - This paper empirically analyses the impacts of the digital transformation process in the business and public sectors on energy security (ES). We employ 8 indicators to represent four aspects of...