As early as September or October 2003, Confidential Shipments Statistics (CSS) program participants will be able to get Phase 2 of the National Fluid Power Association's Electronic Statistical Toolkit. The Toolkit is one of the NFPA's most popular member services, and the expanded version offers a growth rate calculation, a correlation analysis, additional lead-lag capabilities, and CSS index numbers. This software is free but only available to CSS program participants (email@example.com).
Producing high-quality end-production metal parts with additive manufacturing for applications like aerospace and medical requires very tightly controlled processes and materials. New standards and guidelines for machines and processes, materials, and printed parts are underway from bodies such as ASTM International.
Engineers at the University of San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have designed biobatteries on commercial tattoo paper, with an anode and cathode screen-printed on and modified to harvest energy from lactate in a person’s sweat.
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.