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Cassie – Next Generation Robot

Cassie – Next Generation Robot

We’ve been working for a lot of years on understanding walking and running. We started with ATRIAS. ATRIAS really showed the base features that we wanted to show about legged locomotion. So Cassie is the newest bipedal robot out of our lab. We added a few motors for degrees of freedom. So that enables us …

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Tablet manufacturing process by dry granulation

Tablet manufacturing process by dry granulation

Tablet manufacturing process by dry granulation In case of dry granulation, first of all, API and excipients in suitable quantity are dispensed. After the dispensing process, API and intragranular excipients are subjected to mixing process (dry mixing/blending) What is intragranular excipients? They are the excipients added in the granules. They are called as intragranular excipients …

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Rough terrain? No problem for this beaver-inspired autonomous robot

Rough terrain? No problem for this beaver-inspired autonomous robot

[photo of beaver in water while progressive bluegrass music plays] A beaver doesn’t use blueprints to build its dam [photo of beaver dam] A beaver doesn’t use blueprints to build its dam [photo of beaver dam] Instead is sense flowing water and tries to stop it This autonomous robot takes a similar approach in rough …

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Use the Idea Board for Lean Manufacturing Success

Use the Idea Board for Lean Manufacturing Success

(Music) Hi, this is George Friesen, Business Practice Leader for Lean manufacturing at St. Louis Community College. About seven years ago, I read a book called “Creating A Lean Culture” by David Mann, a tremendous valuable resource for any company implementing lean processes. In this book Mann describes a really elegantly simple, but tremendously powerful, …

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Manufacturing in America: Perception vs. Reality – MoManufacturingWINs

Manufacturing in America: Perception vs. Reality – MoManufacturingWINs

It just doesn’t match up! Over seventy percent of Americans view manufacturing as the most important industry for a strong economy and a strong national defense, but only 30 percent of parents encourage their kids to enter manufacturing careers. Only seventeen percent of people consider manufacturing as a top career choice. It doesn’t match up! …

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Manufacturing of liquid emulsion (Emulsion: A type of liquid dosage form)

Manufacturing of liquid emulsion (Emulsion: A type of liquid dosage form)

Manufacturing of liquid emulsion For manufacturing of liquid emulsion mechanical energy by agitation is applied for application of the mechanical energy various equipments such as mechanical stirrers propeller mixture turbine mixtures, colloidal mill, homogenizer and ultransonic devices are utilized for application of the mechanical energy and the containers such as stainless steel kettle stainless steel …

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Managerial Accounting: Flow of costs in a Manufacturing Company, Calculating Overhead – video

Managerial Accounting: Flow of costs in a Manufacturing Company, Calculating Overhead – video

This is part five in our Management Accountability series on manufacturing company costs. We’re going to take up where we left off in part four with our three inventory accounts for a manufacturing company and how the costs flow through those t accounts. So just a quick overview remember when we used materials the direct …

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Institute for Advanced Manufacturing – Garry Douglas

Institute for Advanced Manufacturing – Garry Douglas

We work on a constant basis with prospects of companies looking for locations for various functions, typically manufacturing functions. I don’t mind saying, we blow them away. In terms of our location, support systems, what the state will do for them, all those things. The conversation, no matter how positive it is, always comes at …

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