The company's sizing software comes to your computer via download or CD and holds the tools to help select linear and rotary motors, drives, and controllers. The software includes sizing calculators and a part number identifier. It models system mechanics and simulates motion profiles. To get Parker's motion sizing software, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/4911-513.
NASA and Boeing developed a huge, carbon composite cryogenic fuel tank for deep space missions, and started testing it last month. The 18-ft cryotank will enable heavy-lift launch vehicles to send both humans and robots into deep space.
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.