Rival CAD suppliers have at least one thing in common: Both will hold major meetings this month and next at Disney's Coronado Spring Resort, Orlando, FL. SolidWorks World 2003 opens January 19. In addition to presenting several speakers who will talk about products, the software developer plans to have CAD experts on hand to talk with attendees. Solid Edge kicks off it's Global Summit February 17. Design News National Editor Paul E. Teague will speak on changes in the engineering profession.
For decades, engineers have worked to combat erosion by developing high-strength alloys, composites, and surface coatings. However, in a new paper, a team at Jilin University in China turned to one of the most deadly animals in the world for inspiration -- the yellow fat-backed scorpion.
Green energy is being billed as a way to make communities that are energy deprived more self-sustaining. So it makes sense to use natural materials to create devices that harvest this type of energy. That’s the idea behind a hybrid wind/solar energy harvester made of bamboo that’s been developed by UVM researchers.
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