News 5/1/2000 Post a comment The proportion of engineers and scientists in the 50-59 age bracket is twice that found in the rest of the labor force, according to a survey from Kelly Scientific Resources.
Research made easy
News 5/1/2000 Post a comment We all know that using the Internet for research is a "good thing." Now finding journal and research information just got easier with ScienceDirect.
Merge wire harness design with CAD
News 5/1/2000 Post a comment With the release of SolidWorksr2000 in April, mechanical CAD users are getting new features, more powerful solid modeling computation, simple migration from 2D to 3D, and web collaboration via e-drawings.
NDES: A fluid power tour de force
News 5/1/2000 Post a comment The National Design Engineering Show (NDES) 2000 was a show of numbers. And when these were added up, the show equaled a greater range of components available for design projects.
Lights, camera, action
News 5/1/2000 Post a comment Not able to make it to The National Design Engineering Show at National Manufacturing Week? No worries. Design News is bringing NMW to you.
Altair has released an update of its HyperWorks computer-aided engineering simulation suite that includes new features focusing on four key areas of product design: performance optimization, lightweight design, lead-time reduction, and new technologies.
At IMTS last week, Stratasys introduced two new multi-materials PolyJet 3D printers, plus a new UV-resistant material for its FDM production 3D printers. They can be used in making jigs and fixtures, as well as prototypes and small runs of production parts.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
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