Courtesy of Ferrari bearing supplier SKF, visitors to the Design
News' booth at National Manufacturing Week can win a pair of tickets for
the 2004 U.S. Grand Prix at Indianapolis on June 20. All you have to do is drop
by the booth (#2811) and slip a business card into the box there. You'll also
see on display Michael Schumacher's World Championship Ferrari Formula 1 car to
help you get revved up for the race. The car embodies the most advanced
technologies in aerodynamics, materials, controls, and powertrains. A special
display also highlights the cutting edge bearings SKF develops for racing
A bold, gold, open-air coupe may not be the ticket to automotive nirvana for every consumer, but Lexus’ LF-C2 concept car certainly turned heads at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show. What’s more, it may provide a glimpse of the luxury automaker’s future.
The complexity of diesel engines means optimizing their performance requires a large amount of experimentation. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is a very useful and intuitive tool in this, and cold flow analysis using CFD is an ideal approach to study the flow characteristics without going into the details of chemical reactions occurring during the combustion.
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.