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Mechanical Engineering - 22.07.2019
Swissloop comes second in the Hyperloop competition
Swissloop comes second in the Hyperloop competition
At yesterday's Hyperloop Competition in Los Angeles, the Swissloop pod achieved a top speed of 252 km/h.

Mechanical Engineering - 29.05.2019

Mechanical Engineering - Materials Science - 09.04.2019

Innovation / Technology - Mechanical Engineering - 23.08.2018
UNIL & EPFL help the international cycling union combat technological fraud
Advances in performance of batteries and electric motors has provided new technological possibilities including drones and transport devices like hoverboards, e-bikes and e-scooters - technologies th

Mechanical Engineering - 28.08.2017
Swissloop finishes in the top 3
Swissloop finishes in the top 3
SpaceX held its second Hyperloop pod competition yesterday in Los Angeles. The Swissloop team including ETH students achieved an outstanding third place finish.

Materials Science - Mechanical Engineering - 10.07.2017
Fine particles come into greater focus
Fine particles come into greater focus
An EPFL study has deepened our understanding of the fine particles produced by adhesive wear. This breakthrough could lead to cost savings and environmental benefits. Adhesive wear occurs when two surfaces - such as a brake pad and a wheel's disc, or a car tire and the road - rub against each other.

Mechanical Engineering - 06.11.2016
A pioneer in advanced engine research
Rolf Reitz is a pioneer when it comes to internal combustion engines. The foundations he has laid have led to cleaner, more efficient engines.

Mechanical Engineering - 15.10.2016
From weighty silence to clamorous applause
From weighty silence to clamorous applause
The first ever Cybathlon took place a week ago in the sold-out Swiss Arena in Kloten. Founder Robert Riener takes stock.

Mechanical Engineering - 25.09.2016
Learn how to walk
Learn how to walk
At first glance, exoskeletons conjure up images of futuristic robots from science fiction films. But the exoskeleton from the ETH team VariLeg is a real-life aid that could allow people with paraplegia to walk again.

Mechanical Engineering - Innovation / Technology - 03.03.2016
Sonceboz and EPFL join forces to take mechatronics into the future
Sonceboz and EPFL join forces to take mechatronics into the future
03.03.16 - Sonceboz, a mechatronics specialist based in the Canton of Bern, has opened an innovation cell at EPFL Innovation Park.

Physics - Mechanical Engineering - 03.04.2013
Observing Engine Oil Beneath Metal
Observing Engine Oil Beneath Metal
Media Releases Matter and Material Research Using Neutrons PSI scientists reveal how lubricant oil disperses in a functioning clutch Lubricating oil is essential for engines.

Mechanical Engineering - 23.12.2011

Mechanical Engineering - 22.11.2011
In vivo cyclic loading decrease bone resorption rate.
In vivo cyclic loading decrease bone resorption rate.
In vivo loading increases mechanical properties of scaffold by affecting bone formation and bone resorption rates.

Mechanical Engineering - 27.04.2011
A new hydroelectric power plant tested on a 1:30 scale
A new hydroelectric power plant tested on a 1:30 scale
The functioning of the new hydroelectric power plant in Veytaux is being studied in the machine hall of the EPFL Hydraulic Constructions Laboratory (LCH) on a 1:30 scale model.