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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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.