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Failures on rushed projects are often the catalyst for companies to investigate next-generation Computer-Aided-Engineering solutions. This report delves into the common mistakes those companies have made and offers recommendations to help your company unlock the power CAE. Click here to Download Report.
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Videos from the Welland Canal - VIDEO The St. Lawrence Seaway's Welland Canal is a fluid-power masterpiece with modern hydraulics from Bosch Rexroth Canada. Watch this video footage taken from DN Editor-in-Chief John Dodge's day at the Welland Canal. Watch Now Dive into Direct Digital Manufacturing- WEBCAST In partnership with Stratasys Direct Digital Manufacturing (DDM) or rapid manufacturing is taking place today. Knowing what DDM is and how to implement within your company is a competitive advantage in today’s manufacturing environment. Watch Now
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Tom Kane of Mead Fluid Dynamics will offer best practices for environmental factors which evaluate the cylinders by operating environment which includes temperature, air quality and more, as well as choosing cylinder sizing depending on load, available air pressure and velocity. Watch Now Tough Jobs: 50,000 Hours Life SpecificationIn partnership with Groschopp
What affects the life of the motor? Long motor life to achieve tough specifications such as 50,000 hours of continuous operation requires a quality product and a detailed understanding of the application. Find out how Groschopp helped their client avoid expensive product recalls. Read More Making Inertial Sensors Easy to Use - WEBCASTPart of Design News' new Sensor Solutions website!
Design News' Randy Frank tackles "Making Inertial Sensors Easy to Use" with his guest speakers Harvey Weinberg of Analog Devices and Per Slycke of Xsens Motion Technologies. Watch Now
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Innovation in ManufacturingMicrosoft | Web Event Ed Miller of CIMdata explains how other organizations are reaching better maturity levels through best practices in collaborative product development, along with the methodology behind CPD technologies that have skyrocketed collaborative teams into greater productivity and financial achievement. Attendees can access a one-year FREE trial of Microsoft Office Groove 2007!
Optimizing Automated Test Applications for MulticoreNational Instruments | White Paper LabVIEW provides a unique and easy-to-use graphical programming environment for automated test applications. However, it is its ability to dynamically assign code to various CPU cores that improves execution speeds on multicore processors. Learn how LabVIEW applications can be optimized to take advantage of parallel programming techniques.
Thanks to the availability of lower cost, high performance computers and a flood of new CFD and simulation software, companies across all industries are riding the simulation wave. Case in point: Speedo is in on the act. What kinds of simulation studies is your company conducting? Drop me a line.
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Festo's BionicKangaroo combines pneumatic and electrical drive technology, plus very precise controls and condition monitoring. Like a real kangaroo, the BionicKangaroo robot harvests the kinetic energy of each takeoff and immediately uses it to power the next jump.
Design News and Digi-Key presents: Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX, a crash course that will look at defining a project, selecting a target processor, blocking code, defining tasks, completing code, and debugging.
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