Learn about the keys to better hydraulics and consideration for mechatronics in two performance kits from Bosch Rexroth. The performance kits include technical papers, videos or podcasts, apps, technology links, and application brochures.
The Keys to Better Hydraulics This kit is designed to help engineers improve the performance of hydraulic-driven industrial and mobile systems. It includes technology advice, engineering tips, and a host of useful resources on hydraulics technology.
Mechatronics: Top 5 Mechanical Considerations for Electrical Engineers The Linear Motion & Mechatronics Work Kit includes resources on linear motion and mechatronics technology for a broad range of manufacturing and automation applications. The kit was created to help engineers design and deliver linear motion and mechatronics solutions. Bosch Rexroth has developed cross-technology solutions that integrate linear motion, drive control, pneumatics, and structural framing technology.
Bosch Rexroth is offering these kits at no charge. You can register for the kits through the links above.
In this new Design News feature, "How it Works," we’re starting off by examining the inner workings of the electronic cigarette. While e-cigarettes seemed like a gimmick just two or three years ago, they’re catching fire -- so to speak. Sales topped $1 billion last year and are set to hit $10 billion by 2017. Cigarette companies are fighting back by buying up e-cigarette manufacturers.
Microchip recently released the 3D TouchPad, the first USB PC Peripheral device that couples 2D multi-touch input with 3D air gesture technology. The company seeks the help of developers to further enhance the capabilities of the technology.
To give engineers a better idea of the range of resins and polymers available as alternatives to other materials, this Technology Roundup presents several articles on engineering plastics that can do the job.
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.