Cimmetry's latest software offers 2D and 3D format support for the architecture, engineering and construction industries. The current version adds NC Drill formats, Cadence Allegro and Concept 15.5, plus OrCad Capture and Layout 10.5, and enhanced Gerber file aperture support. It has new format and product enhancements such as AutoCAD 3D 2000 and up, MicroStation 3D v8 and up, CATIA 5 R16, Solid Edge 18, enhanced product manufacturing information support and more. A free demo is available on the company's website.
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.