Learning Resources http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8198/more en For Proper Blower Selection, It’s Good to Go Back-to-Basics http://machinedesign.com/pneumatics/proper-blower-selection-it-s-good-go-back-basics <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Ametek Precision </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To help designers make the most effective choice of blower — one that provides the necessary...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/pneumatics/proper-blower-selection-it-s-good-go-back-basics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/pneumatics/proper-blower-selection-it-s-good-go-back-basics#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Pneumatics Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:15:00 +0000 65551 at http://machinedesign.com Benefits of the 70˚ and 90 ˚Vee Groove Guide Wheels http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/benefits-70-and-90-vee-groove-guide-wheels <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Bishop Wisecarver </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Download this white to understand the differences between the two most common vee angles in...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/benefits-70-and-90-vee-groove-guide-wheels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/benefits-70-and-90-vee-groove-guide-wheels#comments White Papers Motion Control Thu, 25 Aug 2016 21:46:00 +0000 65471 at http://machinedesign.com Slewing Bearing Alternatives with Heavy Duty Vee Rings http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/slewing-bearing-alternatives-heavy-duty-vee-rings <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Bishop Wisecarver </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper will help you understand how to size a ring system to provide...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/slewing-bearing-alternatives-heavy-duty-vee-rings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/slewing-bearing-alternatives-heavy-duty-vee-rings#comments White Papers Fasteners Thu, 25 Aug 2016 21:38:00 +0000 65461 at http://machinedesign.com Accelerating Linear Motion System Design http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/accelerating-linear-motion-system-design <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Bishop Wisecarver </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Download the whitepaper to understand why LoPro is a viable solution. Pre-designed LoPro systems...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/accelerating-linear-motion-system-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/accelerating-linear-motion-system-design#comments White Papers Linear Motion Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:16:00 +0000 53441 at http://machinedesign.com Closing the Gender Gap Through STEM http://machinedesign.com/engineering-essentials/closing-gender-gap-through-stem <div class="field-byline"> Karen Horting, Society of Women Engineers </div> <div class="field-deck"> Various methods can be used to smash age-old stereotypes and interest young girls in engineering, showing how they can ultimately make it a career. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Various methods can be used to smash age-old stereotypes and interest young girls in engineering, showing how they can ultimately make it a career.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/engineering-essentials/closing-gender-gap-through-stem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/engineering-essentials/closing-gender-gap-through-stem#comments Engineering Essentials Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:06:00 +0000 65491 at http://machinedesign.com Discover How Companies Take Control of Design Processes http://machinedesign.com/webinar/discover-how-companies-take-control-design-processes <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Arena </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, August 18, 2016 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:30</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> <div class="field-webinar-speakers"> <span>Speakers:&nbsp;</span> <table border="0" width="350"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="font-size: 11px; font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;" width="101"><img alt="" height="115" src="http://penton.com/webcasts/Robert-Shaw_cropped.jpg" width="115" /></td> <td class="style3" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;" width="239"> <p><strong>Robert Shaw</strong>&nbsp;<em>Director, Hardware Engineering</em>&nbsp;<em>Clearpath Robotics</em></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="style3" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">As the Director of Hardware at OTTO Motors, a division of Clearpath, Robert is responsible for overseeing hardware solutions of the company&#39;s self-driving vehicle product line for the manufacturing industry. He also oversees mechatronic research and development efforts and has developed refined skills in engineering, new product development, precision manufacturing, project management, and operations management. Robert brings over 19 years of diverse management experience to his role establishing effective engineering resources, product development teams, infrastructure, and processes.</p> <table border="0" width="350"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="font-size: 11px; font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;" width="101"><img height="115" src="http://penton.com/webcasts/Mike-Keer_cropped.jpg" width="115" /></td> <td class="style3" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;" width="239"> <p><strong>Mike Keer</strong>&nbsp;<em>Founder &amp; CEO</em>&nbsp;<em>Product Realization Group</em></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="style3" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Mike Keer has over 20 years of high technology New Product Introduction experience in development and manufacturing. As founder of the Product Realization Group (PRG), Mike created a consortium of Silicon Valley companies that can take products from idea to scale. 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Prior to the PRG, Mike was CEO of SofTEQ, a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) value added reseller, where he supported medical, networking, telecom, defense, and consumer electronics companies.</p> <table border="0" width="350"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="font-size: 11px; font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;" width="101"><img alt="" height="115" src="http://penton.com/webcasts/Alan-Goodrich_cropped.jpg" width="115" /></td> <td class="style3" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;" width="239"> <p><strong>Alan Goodrich</strong>&nbsp;<em>Senior Solutions </em><em>Architect</em><em>Arena</em><em> Solutions</em></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="style3" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Alan is a Senior Solutions Architect at Arena Solutions where he primarily works as a technical resource for the Sales and Customer Success teams providing in depth demonstrations of the Arena PLM Suite and sharing industry best practices. 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