ANSYS Webinars This Week – December 8-12

ANSYS Webinar Learning EventsHere’s our line up of ANSYS webinars for this 2nd week of December. There’s a worldwide representation, so whether you’re in China, Germany, France, Spain or the U.S., I hope you’ll find value in attending.

I’d like to also mention a couple of our in-person events coming up. For those of you in the San Jose, CA area, please consider attending one of these Lunch & Learn sessions.  Continue reading

This Week’s Top 5 Engineering Technology Articles

Hello all! My top engineering technology picks of the week include the development of rewritable paper, a smartwatch that is smart enough to predict when seizures will occur and how you really get your products shipped from Amazon during the Black Friday and holiday rush. Have a great weekend!

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University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering Student Design Expo Today

The Swanson School of Engineering — located in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, a short four miles from the downtown — is having its first Student Design EXPO today, Thursday, December 4, from 6:00 to 8:30 in Alumni Hall. This first EXPO has a unique focus on sustainability —DSC_0126 each of the 71 projects must include a sustainability component as this is the “Year of Sustainability” at the University of Pittsburgh.

The Swanson School has an obvious strong relationship to ANSYS. John Swanson, ANSYS’s founder received his PhD from us. On December 5, 2007, John presented the University of Pittsburgh with a most generous gift and we became the Swanson School of Engineering. John is a frequent visitor to the Swanson School and is currently mentoring several student projects focused on harvesting and using solar energy, a current passion of his. Continue reading

CyberMonday Online Deals for You from ANSYS

While you’re doing your CyberMonday online shopping in preparation for the holidays, don’t forget to pick up a little something for yourself.

Have I got a deal for you!! FREE ANSYS webinars this week, while supplies last. You’ll find amazing information, all for the taking, covering topics such as ANSYS HFSS and how to use ANSYS Tools to perform efficient explicit simulations.

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Red Wines and Your Cardiovascular System

Last weekend, I attended the major wine fair in Lille, France. Bottles of St Emilion Grand Cru Classé, Chateauneuf du Pape, St Joseph, Saumur-Champigny found their way to my cellar in preparation for the sumptuous dinners I’m planning around Christmas. Young red wines are good for cardiovascular system, whereas, an excess of good wine and good food is not a good idea for a long and healthy life. Continue reading

There’s a Power Battle Going On with the Internet of Things

What do antennas, sensors and integrated circuits all have in common in an IoT-connected device? They are all fighting for the same power supply resources. Indeed, power consumption may be the biggest challenge facing designers of mobile devices for the Internet of Things. As battery sizes shrink to allow for smaller form-factors, battery lifetime becomes critical to meeting cost, performance, and reliability requirements. Continue reading

ANSYS Webinars This Week

London-EyeIn the U.S., we’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving on Thursday. It’s the perfect time of year to take a little vacation and visit our families, so our ANSYS Webinars this week come to you from our teams in Germany and France.

I’m actually in London this week and enjoying the many views and Christmas preparations. One stop I’ll be making is the amazing structure known as the London Eye. Did you know that ANSYS was used in it’s design?  Continue reading

This Week’s Top 5 Engineering Technology Articles

This week’s Top 5 engineering technology articles show us a couple of new energy technologies, a cool space discovery, and a concept that I can’t wait to utilize.

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