Rittal Corporation's RiNet web site offers free software demos, product overviews, and the opportunity to upload bills of materials and drawings from the RiSource CD-ROM at www.rittal-corp.com. And if youneed a few minutes to relax, check out their Coffee Break site with links to other interesting sites, free software, and upcoming shows.
A Tokyo company, Miraisens Inc., has unveiled a device that allows users to move virtual 3D objects around and "feel" them via a vibration sensor. The device has many applications within the gaming, medical, and 3D-printing industries.
In the last few years, use of CFD in building design has increased manifolds. Computational
fluid dynamics is effective in analyzing the flow and thermal properties of air within spaces. It can be used in buildings to find the best measures for comfortable temperature at low energy use.
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