VersaDamp(TM) 2000 Series vibration- and shock-isolation thermoplastic rubber (TPR) materials feature formulations that can be adjusted to optimize damping performance or durometer or both. Durometers range from 35 to 75 Shore A, and the TPRs feature widely varying energy control capabilities. The materials can be injection-molded into isolators and other equipment components, and can be used as anti-shock and vibration mounts for compactly designed devices with limited isolator sway space such as pagers and cellular phones.
Festo's BionicKangaroo combines pneumatic and electrical drive technology, plus very precise controls and condition monitoring. Like a real kangaroo, the BionicKangaroo robot harvests the kinetic energy of each takeoff and immediately uses it to power the next jump.
Design News and Digi-Key presents: Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX, a crash course that will look at defining a project, selecting a target processor, blocking code, defining tasks, completing code, and debugging.
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.