HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
News
Electronics & Test

Win a Trip to the Indy 500

NO RATINGS
View Comments: Threaded|Newest First|Oldest First
screenwriter
User Rank
Iron
speed2design
screenwriter   4/27/2012 3:30:47 PM
NO RATINGS
wow-very cool

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: speed2design
Charles Murray   4/27/2012 7:46:26 PM
NO RATINGS
I agree, screenwriter. Looks like a nice opportunity. From what I've been able to glean from the Long Beach Grand Prix race, they're giving access to contest winners that extnds all the way to the point where they start "gridding" the vehicles onto the track.

Beth Stackpole
User Rank
Blogger
Re: speed2design
Beth Stackpole   4/30/2012 9:14:20 AM
NO RATINGS
I'm sure this is a dream trip for many of our readers. These cars are so state-of-the-art and are really serving as test beds for many of the electronics and 3D printing/manufacturing processes that will eventually make their way into more mainstream/traditional cars. As an example, check out our story on Prodrive which is using 3D printing technology to quickly produce highly accurate, production-ready parts for its race vehicle.

ChasChas
User Rank
Platinum
The Search for Passion
ChasChas   4/30/2012 1:05:05 PM
NO RATINGS
passion: powerful or compelling emotion or feeling

(the stuff that winners made of)

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: The Search for Passion
Charles Murray   4/30/2012 5:39:39 PM
NO RATINGS
Indeed, passion is a major component of this, ChasChas. We're already hearing from people outside the country who want to attend the Indy 500.

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: The Search for Passion
Charles Murray   5/1/2012 8:08:45 PM
NO RATINGS
There have been questions sent to us about whether the contest is open to people outside the U.S. Littelfuse tells us that the American races are open only to U.S.-based contestants and the China race is open only to individuals in China.

http://eetimes.com/electronics-blogs/automotive-designline-blog/4371875/Win-a-pit-walk-at-the-Indy-500?Ecosystem=automotive-design

Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
A few weeks ago, Ford Motor Co. quietly announced that it was rolling out a new wrinkle to the powerful safety feature called stability control, adding even more lifesaving potential to a technology that has already been very successful.
It won't be too much longer and hardware design, as we used to know it, will be remembered alongside the slide rule and the Karnaugh map. You will need to move beyond those familiar bits and bytes into the new world of software centric design.
Made By Monkeys highlights products that somehow slipped by the QC cops.
People who want to take advantage of solar energy in their homes no longer need to install a bolt-on solar-panel system atop their houses -- they can integrate solar-energy-harvesting shingles directing into an existing or new roof instead.
Jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney sees additive manufacturing as a production approach that's complementary to -- not a replacement for -- traditional manufacturing processes.
More:Blogs|News
Design News Webinar Series
2/25/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
12/11/2014 8:00 a.m. California / 11:00 a.m. New York
12/10/2014 8:00 a.m. California / 11:00 a.m. New York
11/19/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Mar 9 - 13, Implementing Motor Control Designs with MCUs and FPGAs: An Introduction and Update
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  67


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.
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2015 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service