Knovel continues to broaden out its online library of technical content with a new subject area aimed at engineers across all industries incorporating optical components and systems as part of their overall designs.
The new Knovel Optics and Photonics area serves up technical background, guidelines, calculations and best practice material to help engineers leverage optical systems and components to improve product designs. The content area launches with 78 reference titles from a variety of notable societies and publishers, including Cambridge University Press, Elsevier, SPIE, Sprinter, Wiley, World Scientific, among others. Among the subject matter covered in Knovel Optics and Photonics are biomedical optics; geometric and physical optics; nanophotonics; signal and image processing and sensors; optical materials; and optomechanics.
The first Tacoma Narrows Bridge was a Washington State suspension bridge that opened in 1940 and spanned the Tacoma Narrows strait of Puget Sound between Tacoma and the Kitsap Peninsula. It opened to traffic on July 1, 1940, and dramatically collapsed into Puget Sound on November 7, just four months after it opened.
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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.