An Expenses-Paid Trip to Kennedy Space Center for Engineering Talents

2014 Innovator of the Future Competition Heading to Space

Mastercam and Optimax, builders of the optics behind the latest technologies in aerospace, are teaming up this year to challenge
students to design and machine a part associated with the NASA Curiosity Rover.

Competition restrictions/guidelines: Contestants must be between the ages of 16 and 25 years old and have access to a machine shop to cut their entry part.

Prizes for this IOF competition include:

$1,000 plus a FREE seat of Mastercam Mill Level 1
An expenses-paid trip for the winner and a guest to the Kennedy Space Center

This year’s competition challenges students and young […] Read more

INTERNATIONAL ENGINE OF THE YEAR

An impeccable 1.0-liter three cylinder EcoBoost engine was named the 2013 International Engine of the Year, marking the second consecutive year it has done so. The engine also took home the highest score in the history of the awards, along with a “Best Engine Under 1.0-liters” category.

 

The tiny engine packs a respectable punch for its size, producing 123 hp and 148 lb-ft or torque (Specs may be different pending specific model the engine is in).

The award is determined by 87 automotive journalists from 35 countries, judging based on drivability, performance, economy and refinement.

The engine also won the International Paul Pietcsh […] Read more

Is CAD/CAM Technology a Challenge for Students?

 

Q1. Why it is important for mechanical students to know about fundamentals of CNC programming applications?

Unlike CAD, understanding CAM is Critical and Challenging. Cad is more widely used on virtual platform (Computers). Whereas CAM is more about converting the CAD model into reality, where u need to understand the behaviour of CNC machines and have a good knowledge of cutting tools. Any small error can result in collision of machine, breakage of tools, Job Wastage, Human accidents.

 

Q2. What is expected from a Fresher in an Industry with respect to CAD/ CAM?

The biggest expectation from a fresher in a CAD/CAM industry […] Read more

Mastercam “Innovator Of Future 2014” Competition is Headed to Space

Keep yourself Occupied this Winter Holidays.

 

SIMTEK Authorised Dealer for Mastercam software in India is proud to announce the Innovator of Future Competition for young Engineering Students across the World.

 

Mastercam and Optimax, builders of the optics behind the latest technologies in aerospace, have teamed up to challenge young engineers to design and machine a part associated with the NASA Curiosity Rover.

Competition restrictions/guidelines:
Entrants must be between the ages of 16 and 25 years old and have access to a machine shop to cut their entry part.

Prizes for this competition include:

$1,000 plus a FREE seat of Mastercam Mill Level 1
An expenses-paid trip for […] Read more

DesignACE 2013

The fifth edition of DesignACE, DesignACE 2013 – South India’s largest engineering design contest for students, successfully drew to a close on the day of the Grand Finale last Saturday, September 21, 2013.

Winners

Students from Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering & Technology, Coimbatore won the 1st Prize with cash award of Rs.40,000 for their Foldable Car Project.
Students from Sona College of Technology, Salem won the 2nd prize with cash award of Rs.30,000 for their Multi-purpose Wheel Chair and
Students from KCG College of Technology, Chennai won the 3rd Prize with cash award of Rs.20,000 for their Regenerative shock Absorber project.

Chief Guest

The Grand […] Read more