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2011-04-27 12:48:00

TROY, Mich., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of simulation technology and engineering services, prepares for its 2011 Americas HyperWorks Technology Conference (HTC2011), the company has announced that anticipated keynote speeches will focus on aerospace, sustainability and virtual engineering, while workshop agendas will address critical issues and technological developments influencing the advanced-manufacturing community. To be held...

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2009-07-13 10:25:00

Photovoltaic and wind energy plants, hydroelectric power stations and biogas plants supply energy without polluting the environment. However, they are complex to design and maintain. Virtual reality (VR) makes planning and operation easier. The design engineer's head is spinning. He has been analyzing data on his computer for hours, with no end in sight. Designing a hydroelectric power station, he would like to know what the pressures, temperatures and fluid flows will be in the...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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