The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) will hold an educational seminar on September 23 during the Assembly Technology Expo 2003 in Rosemont, IL. This half-day Adhesives Forum will cover topics such as the bonding of low-surface-energy plastics, design requirements for bonding with tapes, advances in acrylic adhesive technology, elastic-bonding solutions for dynamic systems, and more. Visit www.ascouncil.org/meetings for more information.
The first Tacoma Narrows Bridge was a Washington State suspension bridge that opened in 1940 and spanned the Tacoma Narrows strait of Puget Sound between Tacoma and the Kitsap Peninsula. It opened to traffic on July 1, 1940, and dramatically collapsed into Puget Sound on November 7, just four months after it opened.
Noting that we now live in an era of “confusion and ill-conceived stuff,” Ammunition design studio founder Robert Brunner, speaking at Gigaom Roadmap, said that by adding connectivity to everything and its mother, we aren't necessarily doing ourselves any favors, with many ‘things’ just fine in their unconnected state.
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.