Engineers are invited to ASME International Gas Turbine's Gas Turbine Users Symposium (GTUS) at the 2004 Power-Gen International conference in Orlando. The conference, being held (Nov. 30 to Dec. 2) will deliver training and information to engineers and other professionals who operate and maintain industrial gas turbines and aero-engine systems. In addition, four pre-conference workshops are being offered on such subjects as Gas Turbine Fundamentals, Gas Turbine Pollutant Emissions Fundamentals, and Gas Turbine Repair and Metallurgy Techniques. For more info, go to www.asme.org/igti.
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.