Hewlett-Packard Company has opened a new web site, called Educator's Corner, for engineering educators and students. Head out to www.hp.com/info/college_lab103 for an online encyclopedia of interactive and static lab experiments, on-screen emulations of HP Basic In-struments to let students practice on virtual equipment, free software, tutorials, and plenty of research and experiment papers from HP customers and engineers.
Everyone has had the experience of trying to scrape the last of the peanut butter or mayonnaise from the bottom of a glass jar without getting your hand sticky. Inventor Ron Jidmar thinks he has a solution to all of that nonsense with a flexible jar design that can be squeezed with one hand to lift contents from the bottom to the top of a jar or container, leaving the other hand free to scoop the contents out cleanly.
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.