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The Case for a National Manufacturing Strategy
http://www2.itif.org/2011-national-manufacturing-strategy.pd...

This paper, by Stephen J. Ezell and Robert D. Atkinson and published by the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, presents a national manufacturing strategy for the U.S.. The Paper focuses on three key questions: 1) Does the United States need a healthy manufacturing sector? 2) How healthy is U.S. manufacturing at the moment and for the foreseeable future? 3) Does the United States need...

Example of a Lab in Advanced Mechatronics at Placer High School
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gfn4QAPvlHU

An example of a lab in Advanced Mechatronics at Placer High School. Each tracker will individually track the sun via inputs from various sensors. In this video, 18 trackers are hooked together via serial communications. All are tracking off one "master" while the others act as "slaves". Each tracker is controlled by a picaxe 20M microcontroller. Each tracker is 100% student built, wired, and...

Integrating 3D Vision Measurements into Industrial Robot Applications
http://tiij.org/issues/issues/winter09/Winter09/cheng.pdf

This paper, from Frank S. Cheng and Xiaoting Chen from the Engineering and Technology Department of Central Michigan University, covers the integration of 3D vision measurements into industrial robot applications. Topics covered include 3D binocular stereo vision and calibration, robot hand-eye integration, and vision calibration accuracy and pattern distortion. 

Industrial Automation Tutorials
http://www.galil.com/learn/online-videos

Presented on behalf of Galil, these videos, presented by "industry leader" Jacob Tal, provide information on topics such as modes of motion, dual loop compensation, piezo-ceramic actuators, microstepping, and more. These two-minute videos are "perfect for busy engineers that need quick solutions to common motion and I/O problems such as connecting to a Galil controller, PID temperature control...

Hydraulics & Pneumatics
http://www.hydraulicspneumatics.com/

This site, created by Penton, is the leading international technical magazine of fluid power. Its articles describe many different designs and advances in fluid power technology, through both technology articles and application stories. Emphasized is new ideas to assist the engineering designer who builds fluid-powered machines and the plant engineer who maintains them. Also included in the...

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PRDE 2420 - Capstone Project Syllabus

This is a syllabus for a four credit course offered at Macomb Community College that integrates multiple design disciplines with emphasis on problem solving, time and team management, and process changes. Upon completion of this course, the following abilities can be expected of students: (1) present ideas in a team environment and complete a group concept, (2) utilize research techniques, and (3)...

Pulp and Paper Maintenance Technician: Occupational Profile
http://ateec.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Pulp-and-Paper-M...

This document, created by Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, serves as an overview of job tasks assigned to pulp and paper maintenance technicians. What is a pulp and paper maintenance technician? As the document explains, a pulp and paper maintenance technician "installs, dismantles, repairs, reassembles, maintains, and moves machinery in pulp and paper production sites." Tasks expected of the pulp...

Emergency Preparedness Management: Occupational Profile
http://ateec.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Emergency_Prepar...

This document, created by Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, serves as an overview of job tasks assigned to those in charge of emergency preparedness management. What does emergency preparedness management involve? As the document explains, emergency preparedness management is "the application and coordination of a process that brings resources together to prepare, respond, recover and mitigate any...

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2016 Dream It. Do It. Minnesota Statewide Tour of Manufacturing Report

This report, provided by 360 Manufacturing and Applied Engineering Center of Excellence (360) at Bemidji State University, details the results of a survey following the Dream It. Do It. Minnesota Statewide Tour of Manufacturing.  The program consisted of 119 tours to students, families, and the general public of 105 manufacturing business throughout the state of Minnesota.  Following the...