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Monday, September 16, 2013

Eugene food processing equipment manufacturer A&K Development is teaming up with OSU to improve its machinery and explore new uses for it.

In the two-year research project, Tim Foglesong, an OSU engineering graduate student, will spend the first year measuring various components in the vibrating tray that feeds the corn into the rest of the machine. Then he’ll enter that data into sophisticated computer systems that can predict how various parts will perform, pinpoint which parts could be stressed to the breaking point and determine how to prevent that from occurring.

In the second year, Foglesong will try to develop new equipment or features using computer modeling — an alternative to the slow and costly traditional method of designing, building, testing and revising products. The computer will build and test the product virtually before real time and money are spent to build the equipment.

Read more at The Register-Guard.

 

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