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.
An in-depth survey of 700 current and future users of 3D printing holds few surprises, but results emphasize some major trends already in progress. Two standouts are the big growth in end-use parts and metal additive manufacturing (AM) most respondents expect.
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.