ASME (The American Society of Mechanical Engineers) is sponsoring a series of short courses, March 21-25, in Las Vegas. Focusing on a variety of mechanical engineering fields, courses include pressure vessels, piping and boilers, design, and engineering management. Attendees will receive continuing education units; discount rates and scholarships are available to eligible attendees. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
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.