Want to meet up with engineering kin from around the globe? The International Association for the Engineering Analysis Community is hosting its 2005 World Congress on the island of Malta, May 17-20. NAFEMS is the only group dedicated to the international use of engineering technology. Abstracts are now being called for under five main topics: practical applications of simulation, analysis as an engineering tool, technology, education and training, and numerical methods. To submit an abstract or find out more information about the conference visit http://nafems.org/congress.
Festo's BionicKangaroo combines pneumatic and electrical drive technology, plus very precise controls and condition monitoring. Like a real kangaroo, the BionicKangaroo robot harvests the kinetic energy of each takeoff and immediately uses it to power the next jump.
Design News and Digi-Key presents: Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX, a crash course that will look at defining a project, selecting a target processor, blocking code, defining tasks, completing code, and debugging.
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.