Now that the college kids are back in school, it's time you packed your school bag as well. Fortunately for you, attending Autodesk University will not require cafeteria food and a twin-size bed in an overcrowded dorm room. The 12th annual Autodesk University user conference and exhibition will take place Nov. 30-Dec. 3 at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas. The University packs 275-plus classes and labs into four days of learning Autodesk tool tips and demonstrations, as well as networking with your peers. For information on the conference and to register, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/3855-522.
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.
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.