Minimatic(reg) slip-on fittings are an alternative to ferrule and push-to-connect design fittings and feature a single barb design, which provides a slip-on/locked-on connection. These low-profile fittings are used with flexible urethane hose, without the need for additional clamps. Electroless nickel plating offers corrosion resistance. The fittings are available in multiple configurations.
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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