ANSYS will be hosting its three-day international conference, entitled "Profiting from Simulation: Business and Technical Leadership Through Simulation-Driven Design," from May 24-26 in Pittsburgh, PA. Attendees may participate in technical sessions and seminars, learn about best practices, and access more than 125 technical papers in 11 industry tracks. The conference includes a talk by keynote speaker, Brad Butterworth, who will discuss how Team Alinghi, the Switzerland-based America's Cup winner, plans to use ANSYS to defend its title in 2007 (http://rbi.ims.ca/3849-512).
More and more robots are becoming more autonomous all the time. Now Lockheed Martin has completed a demo mission with two completely autonomous robotic vehicles performing resupply, reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.
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.
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.