Parker Hannifan (www.parker.com) has launched www.parofluor.com, which features technical details of the Parofluor™ Series Advanced Perfluorinated Elastomer materials in an intuitive format. The website also has a "Design Tool," which provides an online fluid compatibility guide, a dimensional calculator, and separate utilities for failure analysis as well as pressure and temperature conversion. For further inquiries, visitors can fill out the "Contact Us" form to reach Parker's applications engineers.
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.
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.