Minnesota Rubber/QMR Plastics has published a new 120-page Elastomer And Thermoplastics Engineering Guide for design engineers. This detailed reference book is a comprehensive design tool for simple or complex rubber and plastic components design, including assemblies. This new guide is also available in a CD version for easy computer downloads of drawings, tables, and sections of special interest. To get a copy of either version, go to www.mnrubber.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.