It's only fitting that the Incremental Motion Control System Society (IMCSS) should offer a number of short courses. Included in this stable are subjects encompassing design and control of step, dc and ac, brushless, and spindle motors. Up and coming is the Electric Motor Design Course being held April 28-May 3, 2003 during the 7th Annual Training Sessions and Magsoft Users Meeting in Sarasota, FL. This course is targeted for helping both new and experienced electric motor design engineers. Visit www.motorsoft.net.
These free camps are designed for children ages 10 to 18. Attendees are introduced to 3D CAD software and shown how 3D printers can make their work a reality. Many classes were nearly 50 percent girls and 50 percent boys.
Sciaky, provider of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D printing technology for making very large, high-value, metal prototypes and production parts for aerospace and defense OEMs.
At this yearís Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative that it hopes will even out the playing field, Made w/Code. Part of this initiative will fund free online courses in basic coding.
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.