The latest engineering news highlighted by the Internet Resources Newsletter includes:
SEB ’09 – International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings. Hosted by the University of Brighton and taking place on 29th -30th April and 1st May 2009. “Organised by the KES International research and knowledge transfer organisation, SEB’09 will be a major opportunity for researchers in subjects related to sustainability, renewable energy technology, and applications in the built environment to mix with industrialists and other stakeholders in the field”. [from website].
The International Journal of Mechatronics and Manufacuring Systems
The first issue of this new journal is now available in print and online. Publication will be four times a year and all papers are refereed.
A total of 2338 presentations are currently available free of charge from IET.tv, the webcast division of the Institution of Engineering and Technology. Coverage is from 2002 and search categories include corporate presentations, research seminars, communications, electronics, manufacturing, power and transport.
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You may like to take advantage of the free subscription currently being offered by TechXtra to Production Engineering Solutions. Geographical eligibility is the UK and Ireland. “The editorial team on Production Engineering Solutions is dedicated to covering all of the technological areas pertinent to mechanical and production engineers everywhere” [from website].
For books and journals on the environment, development and sustainability Earthscan is the highly-regarded and world-leading publisher. Specific topic areas covered include climate change, energy, business and environmental management, cities and built environment and natural resource management.
‘Find, share, connect’ is the strapline of the knowledge network created by the Institution of Engineering and Technology. IET Discover is a good place to search for information that other people in your field of interest are finding useful. Or, you may have some helpful material you’d like to share with others. You can also join or create groups with other engineers in your sector.