Tuesday, 8 February 2011

Animation of aluminium extrusion process

We have added an animation illustrating a complete cycle of aluminium extrusion production, including die heating and transfer, billet heating, transfer to press, extrusion, cooling, sawing, stretching, stacking and ageing.

The animation is available in Flash format (SWF) and as a video on YouTube and is released for re-use under a Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike license.

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

A course on nanosciene and technology from NanoHUB.org

"Introduction to Nano Science and Technology" package from NanoHUB.org has been released. This is a comprehensive course consisting of presentations, notes and flash animations with audio narritives. The course covers topics in fundamental nanoscale science, plus an overview of areas in nanotechnology.
NanoHUB.org packages are released under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share-Alike license. NanoHUB.org is a resource for nanoscience and technology, created by the NSF-funded Network for Computational Nanotechnology.