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
Using wireless chips and accessories, engineers can now extract data from the unlikeliest of places -- pumps, motors, bridges, conveyors, refineries, cooling towers, parking garages, down-hole drills and just about anything else that can benefit from monitoring.
With strong marketplace demand for qualified engineers across the board that currently outstrips the available supply, there may never be a better time for engineers and project managers to advance their careers and salaries. Whether those moves are successful in the short-term and long-term is likely to depend on how the transition from one job to the next is handled.
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.