Archive for May, 2012
This 4-page [Quanser] article looks at how universities can achieve a big reputation, produce smarter graduates and make vast savings by opting for multi-discipline control laboratories.
Securing project funding opened new possibilities for Dr O'Malley's robotic rehabilitation research [using Quanser].
Read how Cornell professor Anthony Ingraffea "shook up" his students and got them excited about pursuing careers in civil engineering using a Quanser Shake Table to bring earthquake science to life and provide hands-on experience. As a result, Dr. Anthony Ingraffea's class gained a deeper understanding of structural dynamics and ...
The latest addition to value for money data acquisition devices from Measurement Computing Corporation (Norton, MA), the value leader in data acquisition, sees the release of the USB-1608FS-Plus. Available from Adept Scientific (Letchworth, Herts) this high-speed, multifunction USB DAQ device with sampling rates up to 400kS/sec (800kS/sec burst mode) offers ...
Scientific Computing World, May 29, 2012
My favourite change in statistics is perhaps a small one: handling of data matrices has been harmonised across the package [Maple]. As icing on that particular cake, rule-based subsetting by variable (that is, matrix column) value is now a real joy to use.
Felix Grant, Scientific Computing World
Thomson Reuters® (Philadelphia, PA) EndNote now allows researchers to save journal citations from Westlaw UK (London), the leading online legal information service in the UK, by directly exporting to EndNote quickly and easily.
Westlaw UK combines essential, authoritative information resources with the technical innovation of Westlaw from a range of sources ...
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (Philadelphia, USA) has announced the latest release in its GRAMS Suite of spectroscopy software: an industry standard solution for visualising, processing, reporting and managing spectroscopy data. Available from Adept Scientific (Letchworth, Herts), Thermo Scientific GRAMS 9.1 now delivers enhanced capabilities to meet the needs of scientists ...
Discover how Maple T.A. was used by the Maths and Statistics Department at the University of Canterbury, based in Christchurch, New Zealand, to support learning and minimise disruption to classes following a sizeable earthquake. Though the university was evacuated for repairs, students used home computers or laptops to continue their ...
...and when SPECTRACALC (the first version of GRAMS) was introduced, I adopted it straight away - and have used the various versions of the software ever since."
H F (Gus) Shurvell, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry and Adjunct Professor in the Art Conservation Program at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
This [MapleSim] played a vital role in the success of this modular HIL test platform which allowed component testing, power level estimation, as well as validation of power management and path planning algorithms."
Dr Amir Khajepour, Canada Research Chair in Mechatronic Vehicle Systems and Professor of Engineering in the Mechanical and ...
Find out how DASYLab data acquisition software helped Wigan and Leigh College achieve award-winning results in the World Skills UK competition.
Maplesoft’s™ (Waterloo, Canada) recently released version of Maple comes with improved connectivity to major CAD systems. Available from Adept Scientific (Letchworth, Herts) Maple 16 extends its support to Autodesk Inventor® 2012, Solidworks® 2012 and Siemens NX® 8.
CAD users can take advantage of Maple's computational power to analyse and optimise ...
Learn how MapleSim has been used to simulate high-fidelity battery models in real time for hardware-in-the-loop testing.
Newly released MathType 6.8 from Design Science (Long Beach, California) is a powerful interactive equation editor for Windows that lets you create mathematical notation for word processing, web pages, desktop publishing, presentations, elearning and TeX, LaTeX and MathML documents.
Available from Adept Scientific (Letchworth, Herts) MathType 6.8 works with over 600 ...
and the Maple engine is what I consider its biggest strength."
Phillipa Williams, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Canterbury
Dr Amir Khajepou and Maplesoft develop a Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) test platform for solar powered planetary rovers.
Delphin tests water purification filters for domestic and industrial applications.
Delphin automates testing and recalibration for hospital applications.
know that it [DASYLab] has the flexibility to facilitate basic and higher level tasks."
Steve Hollis, Course Tutor, Wigan and Leigh College