Nikon Instrument Inc. (www.nikonusa.com) is now accepting entries to the Nikon 2004 Small World Photomicrography Competition. To enter, go to www.microscopyu.com/smallworld/scripts/entryPage1.asp. The deadline is June 30, and entries will be judged on originality, informational content, technical proficiency, and visual impact. Founded in 1975, the competition recognizes excellence in photography through the microscope.
A bold, gold, open-air coupe may not be the ticket to automotive nirvana for every consumer, but Lexus’ LF-C2 concept car certainly turned heads at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show. What’s more, it may provide a glimpse of the luxury automaker’s future.
The complexity of diesel engines means optimizing their performance requires a large amount of experimentation. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is a very useful and intuitive tool in this, and cold flow analysis using CFD is an ideal approach to study the flow characteristics without going into the details of chemical reactions occurring during the combustion.
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