SURFCAM(reg) V7.0 CAD/CAM system is previewed on a SURFCAM demo CD. The CD also includes a tutorial booklet which takes users through activities such as creating geometry in both 2D and 3D; dimensioning; creating various surface types; single, multiple surface, and Z-level machining; and using V7's toolpath Operations Manager interface. Other features include the ability to import toolpaths, on-line help, and help windows that include narrated video clips showing how to perform specific operations.
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A middle school team from Rochester, Mich., has again nabbed the grand prize in the annual international Future City Competition, which drew students from 37 regions of the United States, as well as from England and China.
The word “smart” is becoming the dumbest word around. It has been applied to almost every device and system in our homes. In addition to smartphones and smart meters, we now hear about smart clothing and smart shoes, smart lights, smart homes, smart buildings, and every trendy city today has its smart city project. Just because it has a computer inside and is connected to the Web, does not mean it is smart.
Are you being paid enough? Do you want a better job? According to a recent survey Manpower released just before Engineers Week, employers and engineers don't see eye-to-eye about the state of US engineers' skills and experience.
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.