Red Lion's Data Station Plus allows devices such as PLCs, drives, modems, printers and GPS to communicate with one another via serial and Ethernet.
Web server allows users to design a virtual HMI to control their system remotely from a web browser. Data is logged in standard CSV file format on a CompactFlash® card. SMS and e-mail facilities allow the DSP to warn of process problems automatically.
Researchers working with additive manufacturing have said multimaterial techniques will allow industry “to fabricate materials with combinations of density, strength, and thermal expansion that do not exist [yet].”
The term "multiphysics" is used to describe the simulation of multiple types of physics and their influence on one another -- for example, the investigation of the behavior of a chemical in liquid form will involve both chemistry and fluid dynamics.
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.