I have written a numerical optimizer for LTSpice IV. It uses a very fast evolutionary algorithm to automatically adjust component values during an LTSpice IV simulation. You set whatever circuit performance objectives you require using simple text comments in the LTSpice schematic. It is easy to use and set-up and is well worth having if you use LTSpice IV.
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.