Bird Bones and Sludge book serves as a reference on contamination control of hyraulic systems. The book is targeted at an audience with a basic knowledge of hydraulics. Its purpose is to help readers find ways to identify and eliminate particles as small as a few microns in order to prolong hydraulic machine and component life. Topics covered in the book include: types and sources of contamination; results and prevention of contamination; fluid cleanliness standards; and fluid sampling and analysis, among others.
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The new composites manufacturing innovation center is intended to be a source of grand challenges for industry, like the kind that got us to the moon under JFK. These aren't the words its new CEO Craig Blue used, but that's the idea and the vision behind the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).
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.