Track Handling Course
DNTV 7/15/2007 Post a comment On Consumers Union's track handling course, engineers drive hard into turns, looking for characteristic flaws such as ¿liftoff oversteer.¿
Skid Pad Circle Test
DNTV 7/15/2007 Post a comment Employing an accelerometer close to the CG of the vehicle, Consumer Reports testers drive around the skid pad circle, measuring maximum lateral G forces.
Accident Avoidance Maneuver
DNTV 7/15/2007 Post a comment An accident avoidance maneuver, usually carried out between 40-60 mph, calls on the driver to swerve through cones as if avoiding a child on a bicycle.
Producing high-quality end-production metal parts with additive manufacturing for applications like aerospace and medical requires very tightly controlled processes and materials. New standards and guidelines for machines and processes, materials, and printed parts are underway from bodies such as ASTM International.
Engineers at the University of San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have designed biobatteries on commercial tattoo paper, with an anode and cathode screen-printed on and modified to harvest energy from lactate in a person’s sweat.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.