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  1. 1. SINOSTAR LTD CD-ROM and DVD Programs Engineering Management General Engineering & Mechanics Mechanical, Manufacturing & Materials May 2009 Catalog Number: M2142 Sinostar Ltd. UNIT A4, 3/F HI-TECH IND. CENTRE, 5-21 PAK TIN PAR STREET, TSUEN WAN, N.T. HONG KONG The price (852) are in US dollars and exclusive FAX: (852) 2490 9742 TEL: shown 2417 4522 of shipping charges SINOSTAR LTD. Tel: (852) 2417 4522 Fax: (852) 2490 9742 Email: sinostar@sinostarltd.com Website: http://www.sinostarltd.com E-Mail : sinostar@sinostarltd.com Web Site: http://www.sinostarltd.com P.1
  2. 2. Dear Colleague, We are glad to inform you that our website has been updated. Effective immediately, we will add our updated catalogs on the web site. You can search them on the “Latest Catalogs”. Also, you can find our homepage linked to the website of all our exclusively represented vendors. Please do not hesitate to contact us for any questions you have. Our website: http://www.sinostarltd.com Grade Level: P – Primary I –Intermediate J – Junior High S/ H – Senior High C – College/University A - Adult PRICING Pricing in this catalog provides for non-theatrical use with public performance rights. Shipping charges will be added. Please contact us to secure quotations. The prices are subject to change without prior notice. The price shown are in US dollars and exclusive of shipping charges SINOSTAR LTD. Tel: (852) 2417 4522 Fax: (852) 2490 9742 Email: sinostar@sinostarltd.com Website: http://www.sinostarltd.com P.2
  3. 3. Students will learn techniques for managing software Engineering Management projects and delivering on time and within budget. INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING Objectives MANAGEMENT As a result of successfully completing this course, the Provides a detailed introduction to concepts, methods, student will understand the unique considerations of the activities, and philosophy of business in the world today. It software development life cycle that impact project covers contemporary trends in business, while introducing management. More specifically, the student will learn the student to the language, principles, and environment of about best practices in the field. As a result of this study, business. This course is required for all degree students. the student will appreciate and be able to articulate to Outline business associates the importance of selecting the right Managing within the dynamic business environment methodology to follow, the art of collaboration, and the How economics affects business need for clearly defined configuration management, code Competing in global markets reviews, architectural influences, and quality assurance Demonstrating ethical behavior and social responsibility with automated testing. Choosing a form of business ownership Prerequisites Entrepreneurship and starting a small business Some software development experience recommended. Management, leadership, and employee empowerment CD-ROM Set / DVD Set US$5,500 Adapting organizations to today's markets Producing world-class goods and services ADVANCED TOPICS IN PROJECT Motivating employees and building self-managed teams MANAGEMENT Human resource management A survey of advanced topics in project management Marketing building on EMEN 5030 and utilizing the Project Developing and pricing products and services Management Body of Knowledge. Case studies, complex Understanding financial information and accounting problems, and a class project will be utilized in the course Financial Management to bring a practical perspective to the conceptual lessons. Benefits Outline Understand technical management principles and concepts. Introduction and Overview Scope Management Time Prepare to make the transition from engineer to manager. Management Cost Management Quality Management Prepare for graduate engineering management study. Human Resource Management Communications Objectives Management Risk Management Procurement Management To introduce engineers and other technical professionals to Integration Management Professional Responsibility management principles and concepts critical to success in Human Resource Management "C" The Project Manager technical management, and to provide a sound foundation Benefits for continued study and preparation for individuals Serves as a second course in project management pursuing a technical management career. certificate option in Engineering Management. Provides in- Prerequisites depth look at project management process. Focuses on PMI Graduate standing. principles and body of knowledge. CD-ROM Set / DVD Set US$5,500 Objectives 1. Introduce the PMBOK concepts and philosophy to SOFTWARE PROJECT MANAGEMENT future project managers 2. Build increased capability to Understand unique considerations of the software life cycle manage projects successfully 3. Broaden and deepen the that impact project management. Emphasize configuration knowledge of project management principles presented in management, code reviews, architectural influences, and EMEN 5030 4. Help prepare students for PMP quality assurance with automated testing. Explore Certification Exam Capability Maturity Model (CMM) and Unified Modeling CD-ROM Set / DVD Set US$5,500 Language (UML) impact on project success. Outline METHODS FOR QUALITY Introduction and Overview of Software Systems The IMPROVEMENT Front-Door Process (getting the project approved, An in-depth investigation of the concepts, tools, and sponsored, and funded) Politics and Negotiations Software techniques used in the management and measurement of Processes and Operations Software Requirements Quality, productivity. Topics include basic statistics and Specification and User Documentation Software probability; process variation; statistical process control Verification and Validation Software Maintenance charting and capability analysis for process, product, and Software Life Cycle Process Management Software management systems; an introduction to design of Methodologies (from traditional waterfall approach to agile experiments (DOE) in business and industry. methodologies) Software Process Improvement Change Outline Management Software Configuration Management 1. Fundamentals & Foundations of Quality: Understanding Software Quality Assurance Software Metrics Software Variation, Process Documentation, Basic Statistical Reviews Traditional Project Management Activities Risk Methods & Probability, Principles of Process Variation 2. Management Statistical Process Control: Nature & Use of Process Benefits Control Charts, Control Chart Selection & Interpreting The price shown are in US dollars and exclusive of shipping charges SINOSTAR LTD. Tel: (852) 2417 4522 Fax: (852) 2490 9742 Email: sinostar@sinostarltd.com Website: http://www.sinostarltd.com P.3
  4. 4. Out-of-Control Conditions, Variables and Attributes Industrial Desig Control Charts 3. Capability Studies & Design of Design for Manufacturin Experiments: Performing Capability Studies for Variables Prototypin and Attribute Data Applications, Performance & Capability Robust Design Indices - Use, Interpretation, Cautions 4. Principles of Patents and Intellectual Property Experimental Design Product Development Economics Benefits Managing Projects Understand the interrelated processes behind business Benefits enterprises. Learn product development concepts Learn to manage these processes for continual Learn "best practice" methods for developing new products improvement. Objectives Gain methods for process analysis, improvement, and The course is intended to provide you with the following ongoing management. benefits: Prevent problems with Statistical Process Control (SPC). Competence with a set of tools and methods for product Understand the basics of Design of Experiments (DOE). design and development. Objectives Confidence in your own abilities to create a new product. Develop student skills in continuous improvement, Awareness of the role of multiple functions in creating a problem-solving, statistical process control (SPC), and the new product (e.g. marketing, finance, industrial design, design of experiments (DOE/DOX). engineering, production). CD-ROM Set / DVD Set US$5,500 Prerequisites EMEN 5010 (Intro. to Engineering Management) or ADVANCED TOPICS IN QUALITY instructor consent. SYSTEMS/ENGINEERING CD-ROM Set / DVD Set US$5,500 Advanced study of methods, tools, techniques, and systems associated with advanced quality applications. Includes a OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT survey of advanced process control technologies, control Provides an introduction to management concepts and schemes, and measurement systems analysis. techniques for managing the on-going value creation Outline activities of a wide range of organizations. Value creation Special purpose process control charts and methods; includes manufacturing hardware, developing software, Measurement systems analysis for continuous and discrete and delivering services. The customer service perspective data applications, including both nondestructive and is emphasized and products are viewed as one way of destructive testing devices and processes; Prevention delivering exceptional services. Globalization and supply planning and analysis methods; Principles of robust chains challenges are addressed. product and process design, and designing for Six Sigma; Outline Mistake-proofing and automated/automatic control Strategic Guidance for Operations, Global Outsourcing systems; Principles of standardization and ISO Total Quality Forecasting Demand Arrangement of requirements; Overview of statistical reliability methods; Facilities Application of Technology Planning for Other major quality tools. Operations and Capacity Managing the Supply Chain and Objectives Materials Managing Inventory Scheduling and Controlling As a result of successfully completing this course, the Manufacturing JIT and TOC Philosophies student will be capable of describing and utilizing Benefits advanced quality systems, tools, and techniques for value Useable knowledge about a core function of business. creation in contemporary business models. Objectives Prerequisites 1) To gain a basic understanding of issues, concepts, and EMEN 5042 (Methods of for Quality Improvement). models useful in achieving excellence in operations CD-ROM Set / DVD Set US$5,500 management. 2) To gain an appreciation on how operations management is critically interrelated with other major PRINCIPLES OF PRODUCT business functions. 3) To help students decide whether they want to pursue or continue a career in operations MANAGEMENT management. The focus of this course is the integration of the marketing, Prerequisites design, and manufacturing functions of the firm in creating EMEN 5010 (Intro. to Engineering Management) or a new product. instructor consent. Outline CD-ROM Set / DVD Set US$5,500 Development Processes and Organization Product Planning Identifying Customer Needs Product Specifications Concept Generation Concept Selection Concept Testing Product Architecture The price shown are in US dollars and exclusive of shipping charges SINOSTAR LTD. Tel: (852) 2417 4522 Fax: (852) 2490 9742 Email: sinostar@sinostarltd.com Website: http://www.sinostarltd.com P.4
  5. 5. BUSINESS SIMULATION and Hypotheses - A Checklist for Managing the Research Through an internet-based computer simulation, your team Study Sampling Procedures and Considerations will be placed in a realistic international business setting Establishing the Reliability and Validity of the Data - where you will start up and run a company two years in Effectiveness of Instrumentation - Principles of Survey compressed time (eight rounds of decision making). Design Designing the Plan for the Analysis of the Data - Repeatedly, you will be expected to plan and execute a Parametric Testing and Analysis - Nonparametric Testing business strategy by undertaking coordinated marketing, and Analysis Fundamental Concepts and Definitions in human resources, operations, finance, and accounting Experimental Design - The Purpose of an Experimental actions. Design - Threats to Internal & External Validity and Objectives Countermeasures - Effectively and Efficiently Designing - Develop management skills by giving an integrated the Experiment - Type of Experimental Designs; Design perspective of the entire business operation. - Experience Notation - Steps for Designing an Experiment in Business the challenges and rewards of the entrepreneur by starting and Industry - Assessing the Experiment for Adequacy and up and running a new business venture. - Build confidence Efficiency - Managing the Experiment Statistical Methods through knowledge and experience. - Develop strategic for Single Factor Analyses - One Way ANOVA for planning and execution skills within a rapidly changing Independent Measures; Fixed and Random Effects, Means evnironment. - Crystallize the linkages between business & Levene's Test - One Way ANOVA for Dependent decisions and financial performance. - Instill a bottom line Measures - Post-Hoc Analyses - Nonparametric focus and the simultaneous need to deliver customer value. Applications for Nominal Data; Chi-Square Analysis - Internalize how important it is to use market data and (Independent), Cochran's Test (Dependent) - competitive signals to adjust the strategic plan and more Nonparametric Applications for Ordinal Data; Kruskal- tightly focus business tactics. - Develop teamwork across Wallis ANOVA (Independent), Friedman's Test functions, opening up new communication links. - Promote (Dependent); the Role of Concordance Analysis for Panel better decision making by helping you see how your Data & Kendall's W Reporting the Results of Research decisions can affect the performance of others and Benefits organization as a whole. - Facilitate learning of important Gain exposure to all types of research methods, including business concepts, principles, and ways of thinking. experimental design methodologies Prerequisites Learn how to conduct research in your organization. Acceptance into the Engineering Management Program or Prepare for a successful capstone project, master's thesis, permission of the instructor. or research study. CD-ROM Set / DVD Set US$5,500 Objectives Develop an understanding of how to identify research ENTREPRENEURIAL BUSINESS PLAN topics, formulate research questions / hypotheses, select an appropriate research and, where applicable, experimental PREPARATION design. Provides a basis so the student can effectively Addresses how to prepare a comprehensive strategy for develop a research proposal for either a capstone project, launching a new business. The vehicle for achieving this is master's thesis, research project, or designed experiment. the preparation of a business plan based on an opportunity Prerequisites that students have selected. Upon completion of this course Graduate standing or instructor consent. EMEN 5005 Into students will: 1) learn what is a business plan, its elements, to Statistical Methods / APPM 5570 / MBAC 6031 or the and how they fit together; 2) know why and when you need equivalent required. to write a business plan; 3) experience the difficult, but CD-ROM Set / DVD Set US$5,500 essential, process that all entrepreneurs go through when they plan their new venture. CD-ROM Set / DVD Set US$5,500 General Engineering & RESEARCH TECHNIQUES IN Mechanics ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT CAREERS IN THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES An exploration of commonly used research methods There’s nothing boring about stopping a speeding bullet, including: Analytical, Agreement, Descriptive, and especially when it’s accomplished with liquid. How about Relational methods; Experimental Design including designing robots based on insect anatomy…or using incorporation, nesting, blocking, and controlling; threats to computers to figure out what George Washington really the internal and external validity of research. Sampling looked like? This video shows students the thrills and procedures and considerations, measurement validity and rewards of working in the physical sciences, demonstrating reliability, and managing the research study are also that becoming a chemist, physicist, or engineer involves reviewed. fun, personal challenges, and the chance to develop Outline groundbreaking technologies. The program profiles a Types of Research and Their Purposes - Describing the mechanical engineer, a chemical engineer, a materials Research Study - Developing the Theoretical Framework scientist, a mathematician, and a forensic scientist of the Research Study - Developing an Operational specializing in digital reconstruction. Recommended for Statement of the Problem; Research Questions and grades 6-12. Hypotheses - Criteria for Evaluating Research Questions DVD is subtitled. The price shown are in US dollars and exclusive of shipping charges SINOSTAR LTD. Tel: (852) 2417 4522 Fax: (852) 2490 9742 Email: sinostar@sinostarltd.com Website: http://www.sinostarltd.com P.5
  6. 6. 26 min DVD – Yr : 2007 - $99.95 force transformers. PRINCIPLES OF TECHNOLOGY II MOMENTUM These highly interactive CD-ROMs are specifically This CD-ROM provides an introduction to momentum and designed to help students see how complex physics the law of conservation of momentum, along with linear concepts apply in the real world. User-controlled and angular momentum. navigation, audio narration, instructional self-check exercises, and 2D/3D animations illustrate such key topics as force, work, energy, and momentum. Developed to ENERGY AND WORK supplement the popular course originally created by CORD Ever since there has been work to do, people have looked (Center for Occupational Research and Development) in for easier ways to complete their tasks. These imaginative cooperation with AIT (Agency for Instructional videos offer fresh perspectives on how machines are used Technology), these engaging CD-ROMs can also be used to make work easier. Animation, graphics, video, and to augment any standard high school physics course. narration are combined to vividly explain the basic Instead of a blackboard full of abstract formulas, these physical concepts associated with work, energy, and the six programs provide dozens of practical examples. simple machines. Special appearances by a hard-working Includes: caveman help put the development of machines into • User-friendly navigation historical (and humorous) perspective. Each segment • Enhanced 2D and 3D animations to illustrate key points includes history and definition, real-world examples of the • Audio narration to increase understanding physical science principles, video of simple machines in • Real-world examples bring complex physics concepts to use, 3-D animations demonstrating how the machines life work, as well as calculations and their applications. 8 CD-ROM series – Yr : 2002 - $79.95 each DVD is subtitled. DVD – Yr : 2000 - $69.95 FORCE This CD-ROM covers force in mechanical, fluid, electrical, INCLINED PLANE, WEDGE, AND SCREW and thermal systems. Students will gain an understanding Ever since there has been work to do, people have looked of what force is and how to measure it in these systems. for easier ways to complete their tasks. These imaginative videos offer fresh perspectives on how machines are used WORK to make work easier. Animation, graphics, video, and This CD-ROM covers work in mechanical, fluid, electrical, narration are combined to vividly explain the basic and thermal systems. Students will be able to explain what physical concepts associated with work, energy, and the six is meant by work in these systems, what its effects are, and simple machines. Special appearances by a hard-working how it is measured. caveman help put the development of machines into historical (and humorous) perspective. Each segment RATE includes history and definition, real-world examples of the This CD-ROM covers rate in mechanical, fluid, electrical, physical science principles, video of simple machines in and thermal systems. Students will be able to describe and use, 3-D animations demonstrating how the machines measure rate in these four types of systems. work, as well as calculations and their applications. DVD is subtitled. RESISTANCE DVD – Yr : 2000 - $69.95 This CD-ROM covers resistance in mechanical, fluid, electrical, and thermal systems. Students will understand SIMPLE MACHINES resistance in terms of force and rate and will learn how to Using 3-D animation, high-quality video and audio, and a measure it in various systems. touch of humor, this CD-ROM examines how machines are used to make work easier. This valuable instructional tool ENERGY can be used as a supplement to the Simple Machines and This CD-ROM covers energy in mechanical, fluid, Work video series, or as a stand-alone lesson on simple electrical, and thermal systems. Students will be able to machines. Each simple machine (inclined plane, wedge, distinguish between potential and kinetic energy and screw, lever, wheel and axle, pulley) is defined, and a brief describe how potential, kinetic, and heat energies are history of the machine is provided. Users can access conserved in any system. examples of the different kinds of machines and learn how to calculate the mechanical advantage of each. A quiz POWER section covers important information and allows users to This CD-ROM covers power in mechanical, fluid, evaluate their retention. This CD-ROM provides a fun and electrical, and thermal systems. Students will be able to interesting look at simple machines. explain power as a function of work and time in a given CD-ROM – Yr : 2000 - $89.95 system. FORCE TRANSFORMERS This CD-ROM covers mechanical, fluid, and electrical The price shown are in US dollars and exclusive of shipping charges SINOSTAR LTD. Tel: (852) 2417 4522 Fax: (852) 2490 9742 Email: sinostar@sinostarltd.com Website: http://www.sinostarltd.com P.6
  7. 7. LEVER, WHEEL AND AXLE, PULLEY supervisor. Correlates to all applicable National and State Ever since there has been work to do, people have looked Educational Standards including the NCLB Act. A for easier ways to complete their tasks. These imaginative viewable/printable instructor’s guide is available online. videos offer fresh perspectives on how machines are used DVD is subtitled. to make work easier. Animation, graphics, video, and 18 min DVD – Yr : 2009 - $99.95 narration are combined to vividly explain the basic physical concepts associated with work, energy, and the six DESIGNING, MANUFACTURING, AND simple machines. Special appearances by a hard-working EVALUATING A PRODUCT caveman help put the development of machines into Almost any physical object that can be bought and sold has historical (and humorous) perspective. Each segment been through a complex design, manufacturing, and includes history and definition, real-world examples of the evaluation process. This program takes viewers through all physical science principles, video of simple machines in three stages, explaining what each involves and underlining use, 3-D animations demonstrating how the machines their importance in achieving aesthetic and functional work, as well as calculations and their applications. goals. Topics include communication between designer and DVD is subtitled. client or end user; the design brief; the importance of 17 min DVD – Yr : 1998 - $69.95 research; initial concepts and refinement; planning and constructing the prototype for production; and last—but far WHY PHYSICS? from least—the vital stage of product evaluation. This unique program goes on a fast-paced road trip to DVD is subtitled. answer the “Why Physics” question. Journeying across the 20 min DVD – Yr : 2007 - $129.95 American Southeast, a host investigates the role of physics in our daily lives, as viewers gain an appreciation for the REAL-WORLD ROBOTICS fundamental concepts and principles revealed by the Introduce your students to the futuristic world of robots people and places along the way. Everything from roller with Real-World Robotics. This CD-ROM combines coasters to roadside attractions is used to explore physics history, theory, and applications to jumpstart tomorrow’s concepts, while emphasizing the subject’s fun side. robotics pioneers on the path to discovery—today. Viewers begin to understand that physics, far from being This CD-ROM is divided into five sections: abstract and remote, is best observed in the immediate • "Robotics Basics" explains the origins of robots and world surrounding us. defines what a robot is—and isn’t 36 min DVD – Yr : 1998 - $99.95 • "History of Robots" explores robot evolution and the breakthrough ideas that have shaped the process SCIENTIFIC METHOD • "How Do They Do That?" identifies the parts and This program examines the basic elements of the scientific mechanical principles that make a typical robot work method: defining and researching the problem, forming a • "Robots in the Real World" gives practical examples of hypothesis, gathering information through experimentation robots in the workplace and the home and observation, analyzing the data, forming a conclusion, • "Careers in Robotics" profiles hot robotics-related and communicating the results. Practical applications of employment opportunities the scientific method, such as testing new medicines and Special features include… analyzing the performance of sporting goods, are included • Interactive tutorials, questions, and exercises that as well. Correlates to the National Science Education reinforce the learning process Standards developed by the National Academies of Science • Video clips of robotics specialists, to give learners an and Project 2061 Benchmarks for Science Literacy from insider look at different roles in the field the American Association for the Advancement of Science. • A dual robotics timeline that visually presents the parallel 23 min DVD – Yr : 1999 - $ 89.95 sequence of historical robotics milestones in science and popular culture After using this CD-ROM, your students will… Mechanical, • Understand the terms "robot" and "robotics" • Understand the history of robotics and the underlying Manufacturing & theories that drive current technologies • Recognize and be able to define the essential Materials characteristics of all robots MANUFACTURING AND • Recognize and be able to define various types of robots TRANSPORTATION • Be able to identify common uses for robots in today’s Living in a world of cutting-edge technology hasn’t society, both at home and in the workplace eliminated the need for turning out-of-this-world concepts • Be able to discuss the advantages, disadvantages, and into real-world products and then delivering them exactly limitations of using robots when they’re wanted. This program spotlights three • Be able to identify career opportunities related to the field professionals in manufacturing—a robotics technician, a of robotics machinist, and a chemical technician—and three A viewable/printable teacher’s guide containing learning professionals who help get products from point A to point objectives, a program summary, educational standards, fast Z: a quality manager, a distribution manager, and a dock facts, vocabulary terms, discussion and assessment The price shown are in US dollars and exclusive of shipping charges SINOSTAR LTD. Tel: (852) 2417 4522 Fax: (852) 2490 9742 Email: sinostar@sinostarltd.com Website: http://www.sinostarltd.com P.7
  8. 8. questions, student activities, and other resources is light with ordinary white light and highlights the important included. characteristics of laser light, such as its high intensity, Great for multidisciplinary curriculums—robotics is a small divergence, single frequency, and coherence. Using natural tie-in with computer science, math, engineering, attractive animation sequences, the program then outlines and industrial, medical, and consumer technology. the parts of a laser system and simulates its operation. With System requirements: this background knowledge, users can gain a better • PC platform: Windows 95, 98, Me, NT, 2000, XP. appreciation for the wide variety of practical applications • Macintosh platform: OS 8.x, 9.x, 10.x. the laser provides. Part two of the program takes a more in- A Shopware Production. Networkable. depth look at light, its properties, and the development of Correlates to the National Educational Technology fiber optics technology. It compares and contrasts various Standards. sources of light and examines the topics of speed, DVD – Yr : 2004 - $99.95 wavelength, amplitude, phase, and frequency. It then reviews the characteristics of laser light and introduces key ADVANCES IN INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS concepts such as angle of incidence and angle of reflection. Robotics has become a formidable force in the workplace. Finally, users can explore the ever-increasing use of fiber Some of your students may already use robots on the job or optics technology in the cable television and telephone work with someone who does. This video takes a look at industries. Advantages of fiber optics communication are the changes that have occurred since robotics was first outlined, along with a detailed explanation of the introduced. Students are given a refresher of the basics: components which make up a communications system. terminology, concepts, system components, classification Quizzes are also provided at the end of each lesson, of robots. But then, new applications and work tasks are allowing users to test their knowledge. One overviewed. They see how far robotics has advanced Windows/Macintosh CD-ROM and reproducible quizzes. industry-wide. Students also discover where robots are CD-ROM – Yr : 1997 - $89.95 commonly used and some anticipated future applications in business and industry. Offer your students critical ROBOTICS FUNDAMENTALS information on robotics as it plays a more important role in Robots are now being used in a variety of industrial commercial and industrial settings around the world. settings to complete repetitive and sometimes dangerous 16 min DVD – Yr : 1998 - $99.95 work. In this video, viewers are introduced to robotics fundamentals including the identification of robotic parts POLYMER PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES and the capabilities of various robots being used in Moving beyond Introducing Plastics Technology, this video industry. Viewers also see several examples of industrial gives your students an in-depth look at the technology robots, microcomputer controllers, robot control programs, skills needed to pursue a career in plastics manufacturing. and sensing systems. It’s a great introduction to the basics Viewers learn various types of plastics and their properties of robotics technology! as well as appropriate methods for processing raw 13 min DVD – Yr : 1997 - $79.95 materials into finished products. Blow-molding, compression-molding, extrusion, and injection-molding are ROBOTICS TECHNOLOGY: AUTOMATIC just some of the areas covered. Maintenance, safety, and GUIDED VEHICLE troubleshooting are also discussed. Give your advanced Industrial production has been revolutionized by the use of students an edge in plastics manufacturing. automated technology. This program looks at the many 21 min DVD – Yr : 1998 - $99.95 types of industrial equipment used in a paper mill, and highlights the use of Automatic Guided Vehicles to load LASER: THE BRIGHTEST LIGHT and transport newsprint rolls. The AGV is a wireless robot The laser beam is so powerful that it can vaporize steel, so that can carry 4,000 lbs. safely and effectively at a rate of coherent that it can be used for delicate surgery, and so 200 feet per minute. Shown completing various tasks, adaptable that it can even be used to transport data. This AGVs give viewers a greater appreciation and overview of laser technology clearly defines what a laser is understanding of how automation has increased production and how it functions while providing a concise history of capabilities. its evolution. Visits to businesses where lasers are used, 10 min DVD – Yr : 1997 - $69.95 commentary by laser professionals, and entertaining demonstrations reveal the science behind the magic. ROBOTS RISING 19 min DVD – Yr : 1997 - $99.95 Today robots are disposing of bombs, cleaning up nuclear waste, clearing minefields, exploring both the sea and outer MULTIMEDIA FUNDAMENTALS OF space, and even doing spy missions. How far off is the LASER TECHNOLOGY perfect android? And—perhaps most important of all— This multimedia CD-ROM provides an extensive look at could robots take over the world? In this program, robotics laser technology, from the earliest light amplification experts from Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics theories of Albert Einstein to the current use of lasers in the Institute, Los Alamos National Laboratory, NASA, and fields of entertainment, manufacturing, and medicine. Part MIT discuss how they design and engineer robots. one looks at the history of the laser, theories of its Nanotechnology and self-replicating machines are also operation, and its practical applications. It compares laser addressed. In addition, clips from Star Wars, Terminator 2, The price shown are in US dollars and exclusive of shipping charges SINOSTAR LTD. Tel: (852) 2417 4522 Fax: (852) 2490 9742 Email: sinostar@sinostarltd.com Website: http://www.sinostarltd.com P.8
  9. 9. RoboCop, and other movies offer insights into humanity’s manufacturing systems (continuous, intermittent, and robot fantasies and nightmares. custom, with discussion of each type’s benefits and a 53 min DVD – Yr : 1997 - $99.95 comparison of the three), inputs, tools and equipment, LASER F/X workers, organizations, human and material resources, Laser expert Thomas Altman narrates this video on the use productivity, and quality control. Included is a discussion of laser technology for entertainment and educational on modernization of manufacturing systems for purposes. After providing background information on the maintaining and increasing productivity and quality. components of a laser, Mr. Altman guides viewers through 17 min DVD the process of building a laser light show. He examines the use of both helium and argon lasers, the creation of beam INTRODUCING PLASTICS and pattern effects, and the use of stationary and moving TECHNOLOGY effects in a laser light show. Safety procedures involved Introducing viewers to the wonders of the plastic age, this with laser light are also highlighted, along with the video provides an excellent overview for any plastics government regulations set up for their use. It’s an course or unit. It reviews thermoplastic and thermosetting interesting and entertaining way to demonstrate how lasers materials, investigates processes used in converting are continuing to change the way we live today. plastics, and also describes many of the career 36 min DVD – Yr : 1996 - $79.95 opportunities available in the plastics field. Animation and close-ups make this video interesting and informative for MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY all viewers. Manufacturing Technology is another great series which 21 min DVD – Yr : 1991 - $99.95 provides a comprehensive overview of technology as well as detailed analyses of resources, processes, and systems. HISTORY OF THE ROBOT Viewers follow Mike, a student, and his supercomputer as The field of robotics continues to grow as we find more they gather information about each area. An excellent and more practical applications for this technology. This introduction to the field of manufacturing. video introduces viewers to the history of robotics 4 DVD series – Yr : 1994 - $49.95 each development, from the early mechanical toys built by the ancient Chinese to the wide array of industrial robots used INTRODUCTION TO MANUFACTURING in the manufacturing industry. It also takes a look at how TECHNOLOGY our perceptions of robots in sci-fi movies and other Provides a basic overview of manufacturing technology entertainment media have actually helped shape the way including clear definitions. Also explains how we use robotics today. manufacturing provides not only valuable products but also 15 min DVD – Yr : 1989 - $79.95 furnishes employment for many people. Discusses the free enterprise system and its part in manufacturing, and briefly FUNDAMENTALS OF INDUSTRIAL examines manufacturing systems and their parts. 16 min DVD ROBOTICS This video includes actual footage from major MANUFACTURING PROCESSES manufacturers of robots as well as industries using robots Processing takes materials and turns them into finished in manufacturing and other processes. In its introduction, products. It includes casting, molding, forming, separating, the program compares industrial robots to science fiction conditioning, assembling, and finishing. Each area is robots and offers reasons for the increased interest in examined and explained. A brief discussion is also given of robots. It then covers basic terminology, fundamental the properties of manufacturing materials (mechanical, concepts, robot system components, classification of physical, thermal, chemical, electrical, optical, and robots, programming, and limitations of robots. A section acoustical). on industrial applications presents a representative sample 15 min DVD of applications for which industrial robots are used in manufacturing, materials handling, quality control, and so MANUFACTURING RESOURCES forth. The video also describes many of the emerging Material resources, human resources, and capital resources career opportunities in and related to industrial robots are needed for any manufacturing system. Materials systems...system design, system maintenance, system resources include raw materials (renewable and supervision, and system distribution. exhaustible), industrial materials, and engineered materials. 29 min DVD – Yr : 1986 - $99.95 Human resources include labor and manufacturing, which must work together to assure productivity and quality. Also COMPUTER MANUFACTURING discussed is the importance of capital and knowledge This four-part series explores manufacturing considerations resources. such as quality, productivity, computer integrated 18 min DVD manufacturing, control systems, factory automation, information resource communications, computer numerical MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS control, materials handling, fixed automation, flexible More detailed information on the manufacturing system is automation, and synchronous and asynchronous given, including in-depth discussion of the types of movement. 4 DVD series - $99.95 each The price shown are in US dollars and exclusive of shipping charges SINOSTAR LTD. Tel: (852) 2417 4522 Fax: (852) 2490 9742 Email: sinostar@sinostarltd.com Website: http://www.sinostarltd.com P.9
  10. 10. FLUID POWER ONE: HISTORY, TECHNIQUES, ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AND SCHEMATICS Advanced Manufacturing takes a step beyond our This interactive CD-ROM combines a 3-D environment, Manufacturing Technology series, and provides an in-depth along with videos, photos, and animation to explore the view of processes and systems. Quality and increased history, applications, and schematics of hydraulics and productivity are emphasized as the viewer sees materials pneumatics. Beginning with a look at the evolution of fluid transformed into finished product during the manufacturing power, users learn how early civilizations experimented process. Computer integrated manufacturing and its with applications in water power, and how advances in continuing influence on manufacturing and the workplace analytical thinking from Archimedes to Pascal helped is also discussed. shape the way we use hydraulics and pneumatics today. 18 min DVD – Yr : 1994 Users can also follow "Bob" through a typical day and discover some of the uses of fluid power that make life COMPUTER INTEGRATED easier. Finally, the program examines the use of schematics MANUFACTURING to standardize the way the world communicates about fluid CIM has become an integral part of manufacturing and will power. continue to make an impact on future technological development. This video provides an excellent overview of FLUID POWER TWO: THEORY, METHODS AND the process while explaining general business management, APPLICATIONS product and process planning, manufacturing planning and Fluid Power Two continues with a look at the language of control systems, factory automation, and information hydraulics and pneumatics. Using a simple device similar resource communications. It also covers the advantages of to the hydraulic press employed by Pascal in the using CIM and problems associated with some mid-1700s, the program examines the basic scientific and manufacturing operations. A good resource to have on the mathematical concepts related to fluid power. Users can shelf. use the on-screen calculator and formulas to solve 26 min DVD problems involving pressure and measurement of work, power, and energy. Other areas explore fluid storage COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL techniques, cleaning and conditioning methods, lubrication, Covers state-of-the-art procedures detailing how computers and the use of switches, gauges, and flow meters. operate many kinds of equipment ranging from milling Advances in fluid power technology are also covered along machines, lathes, turning centers, and other automated with an examination of its advantages and disadvantages. machines to more complex manufacturing cells. CNC automatically measures parts, controls robotic welders, and FLUID POWER TECHNOLOGY moves materials through the manufacturing facilities. An Using computer animation and industrial examples, this excellent tool for providing a basic understanding of informative four-part series outlines the principles of computer numerical control in the current manufacturing hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps, and fluid power systems. industry. 4 DVD series – $ 99.95 each 26 min DVD FLUID POWER TECHNOLOGY—ACTUATORS MATERIALS HANDLING Explains the construction and operation of the many types For many industries, movement, storage, and retrieval of of actuators used in industry. Hydraulic and pneumatic raw materials and products provides the key to cylinders, motors, rotators, grippers, pushers, lifters, success...and profits. Viewers see how large quantities of rubbers, and bellows are all detailed. Actual cutaways, materials are moved most efficiently. They also gain an examples in industry, and computer animation make this an understanding of the following terms: fixed automation, excellent addition to your curriculum. flexible automation, synchronous and asynchronous 23 min DVD movement...and have a basic understanding of automatic identification systems, computer monitoring, robot FLUIDPOWER TECHNOLOGY-CONTROL handling, and electronic control of materials flow. MECHANISMS 29 min DVD – Yr : 1994 Summarizes the many ways to control a fluid power system. Everything from a simple hand valve to FLUID POWER programmable controllers are included in this useful Features of each program include four methods of educational program. The construction and operation of navigation: a guided tour, a self tour, an interactive map, pilot valves, solenoid valves, sensors, PCs, and other and a text search. The guided tour reviews the material devices are clearly explained. Live footage from industry automatically, pausing for interactions and user feedback. and computer animation make this an entertaining yet The self tour allows the user to pace the presentation and to highly condensed and informative presentation. Ideal for jump to other locations in the program. The interactive map classes in fluid power, mechanical and electrical can be used to pinpoint specific areas of information, or the engineering, general technology, physics, and science. user can employ the text search to find information on a 27 min DVD particular topic. 2 CD-ROM series – Yr : 2000 - $129.95 each FLUID POWER TECHNOLOGY—PUMPS, LINES, FILTERS The price shown are in US dollars and exclusive of shipping charges SINOSTAR LTD. Tel: (852) 2417 4522 Fax: (852) 2490 9742 Email: sinostar@sinostarltd.com Website: http://www.sinostarltd.com P.10
  11. 11. Demonstrates the operation of various pumps found in the FUNDAMENTALS OF LASER fluid power industry through computer animation and live- TECHNOLOGY action video. Colorful cutaways show how both hydrostatic This video begins with a history of the development of and hydrodynamic pumps function. Piston pumps, gear laser technology, from the theories of Einstein to the first pumps, vane pumps, centrifugal pumps, bellow pumps, working laser built in 1960. It continues with a look at how bladder pumps, as well as filters, hoses, and lines are all laser light differs from normal white light and uses explained. Specifications and symbols are also included. graphics to explain key concepts. Using computer 29 min DVD animation, it then points out the various parts of a laser and FLUID POWER TECHNOLOGY—AT WORK how a laser system works. Finally, it examines the use of Brings the fluid power industry into your classroom. A lasers in a variety of everyday situations, from grocery broad overview of the many applications of hydraulics and store scanners to construction trade applications. pneumatics is summarized. Everything from the steam DVD is subtitled. engine to the space shuttle to a huge robotic dinosaur 13 min DVD – Yr : 1990 eating an airplane is shown in this highly entertaining program. A few of the subjects covered include: advantages LASER TECHNOLOGY: FIBER OPTICS of hydraulic versus pneumatic systems, small power The use of fiber optic technology continues to change the equipment, mobile equipment, as well as fluid power in the way we live today. This video demonstrates the various transportation, aviation, machining, manufacturing, ways it has been incorporated into our everyday mining, energy, and chemical processing industries. surroundings, and how it may be used in the future. Hydrostatic drive, machine automation, hydro-milling, Beginning with a history of fiber optics development, the destructive testing, and many other topics are included. video then goes on to describe the basic principles of light 24 min DVD and how it interacts with matter. Building on this understanding, the video then defines the requirements of a INTRODUCTION TO FLUID POWER fiber optic communications system. Important terms such This video provides a balanced and concise overview of as attenuation, photons, and refractive index are explained fluid power. Offering definitions, principles, and current in detail, alongside colorful graphics which demonstrate uses, Introduction to Fluid Power also covers fluids; major concepts. Finally, the video explores the use of Fiber hydraulic and pneumatic systems; fluid power formulas; Optic Trainers in classroom settings, which allow viewers static pressure; pressure gauge and regulator operations; as to transmit radio, analog, and digital signals, and well as pumps, valves, and actuators. Questions are experiment with sensor applications. This is a great inserted at intermediate stopping points so that students can introduction to the ever-expanding field of fiber optics. interact...setting this program apart from the rest. DVD is subtitled. Information is also given for career opportunities, 17 min DVD – Yr : 1995 including educational requirements and certification. An excellent addition for those who only have time to cover the basics. MULTIMEDIAROBOTICS 19 min DVD – $99.95 FUNDAMENTALS This multimedia CD-ROM presents robotics topics LASER TECHNOLOGY appropriate for an introduction to the field. In a parts and This four-part series gives viewers a fundamental terminology component, crash-dummy type models are understanding of the history and creation of lasers and moved remotely to illustrate axes of motion. An analysis of holography. the movement capabilities of robots looks at elbow, DVD is subtitled. shoulder, and wrist moves, as well as column rotation and 4 DVD series - $79.95 each extend/retract moves. Horizontal and vertical travel are described with moving dummies which serve to illustrate MAKING HOLOGRAMS—THE ALTMAN METHOD the usefulness of these motions. The industrial robotics Mr. Altman demonstrates how to make holograms using program segment features a history of robotics, followed simple, inexpensive equipment and materials. The "Altman by a discussion of its advantages in the industrial setting. Method" is a very easy, cost-effective method of An interesting feature allows viewers to move objects introducing students to the exciting world of lasers and about the screen. Material on microcomputer control, robot holography. sensing systems, and robot control programs is included. DVD is subtitled. CD-ROM - $89.95 20 min DVD – Yr : 1995 SMART ROBOTS UNDERSTANDING HOLOGRAMS Perhaps the greatest potential for applied technology lies in Thomas Altman is noted for his training seminars on lasers the field of robotics. This program explores how vision and holography. Everyday applications of holograms are systems are developed and their potential applications, demonstrated in credit cards and postage stamps. from assisting the visually impaired in their daily routine to DVD is subtitled. helping doctors performing surgery. Ian Hunter of MIT 12 min DVD – Yr : 1995 discusses his ground-breaking work in robotics, and particularly the development and application of vision The price shown are in US dollars and exclusive of shipping charges SINOSTAR LTD. Tel: (852) 2417 4522 Fax: (852) 2490 9742 Email: sinostar@sinostarltd.com Website: http://www.sinostarltd.com P.11
  12. 12. systems. 40 min DVD – $149.95 The price shown are in US dollars and exclusive of shipping charges SINOSTAR LTD. Tel: (852) 2417 4522 Fax: (852) 2490 9742 Email: sinostar@sinostarltd.com Website: http://www.sinostarltd.com P.12
  13. 13. UNDERSTANDING ROBOTICS Robots play an ever increasing role in industry, particularly where consistency and precision are required. This video series shows students how robots work...their capabilities and limitations...and how they will influence the future. 11 min x 3 DVD series – Yr : 1992 - $89.95 each ROBOTS: PUTTING THEM TO WORK This video shows robots in various settings and discusses the reasons for using robots to achieve maximum efficiency. Cost factors are also included. ROBOTS: AN IMPORTANT PLACE IN WORLD INDUSTRY Learn what a robot is and how it compares to human workers. View robots at work performing a variety of jobs; examine the benefits and liabilities of robots and the need for worker safety. ROBOTS: DESIGNED TO MEET ALMOST ANY NEED Viewers watch robots perform various tasks and see close- ups of components. The video compares robots with two axes to robots with ten axes and explains the differences in the types of jobs they do. Also covered are the work envelope and the operation parameters. DVD is subtitled. The price shown are in US dollars and exclusive of shipping charges SINOSTAR LTD. Tel: (852) 2417 4522 Fax: (852) 2490 9742 Email: sinostar@sinostarltd.com Website: http://www.sinostarltd.com P.13
  14. 14. Index ADVANCED TOPICS IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT P. 3 ADVANCED TOPICS IN QUALITY SYSTEMS/ENGINEERING P. 4 ADVANCES IN INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS P. 8 BUSINESS SIMULATION P. 5 CAREERS IN THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES P. 5 COMPUTER MANUFACTURING P. 9 ADVANCED MANUFACTURING COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL MATERIALS HANDLING DESIGNING, MANUFACTURING, AND EVALUATING A PRODUCT P. 7 ENERGY AND WORK P. 6 ENTREPRENEURIAL BUSINESS PLAN PREPARATION P. 5 FLUID POWER TECHNOLOGY P. 10 FLUID POWER TECHNOLOGY—ACTUATORS FLUIDPOWER TECHNOLOGY-CONTROL MECHANISMS FLUID POWER TECHNOLOGY—PUMPS, LINES, FILTERS FLUID POWER TECHNOLOGY—AT WORK FLUID POWER P. 10 FLUID POWER ONE: HISTORY, TECHNIQUES, AND SCHEMATICS FLUID POWER TWO: THEORY, METHODS AND APPLICATIONS FUNDAMENTALS OF INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS P. 9 HISTORY OF THE ROBOT P. 9 INCLINED PLANE, WEDGE, AND SCREW P. 6 INTRODUCING PLASTICS TECHNOLOGY P. 9 INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT P. 3 INTRODUCTION TO FLUID POWER P. 11 LASER F/X P. 9 LASER TECHNOLOGY P. 11 MAKING HOLOGRAMS—THE ALTMAN METHOD UNDERSTANDING HOLOGRAMS FUNDAMENTALS OF LASER TECHNOLOGY LASER TECHNOLOGY: FIBER OPTICS LASER: THE BRIGHTEST LIGHT P. 8 LEVER, WHEEL AND AXLE, PULLEY P. 7 MANUFACTURING AND TRANSPORTATION P. 7 MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY P. 9 INTRODUCTION TO MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURING PROCESSES MANUFACTURING RESOURCES MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS METHODS FOR QUALITY IMPROVEMENT P. 3 MULTIMEDIA FUNDAMENTALS OF LASER TECHNOLOGY P. 8 MULTIMEDIAROBOTICS FUNDAMENTALS P. 11 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT P. 4 POLYMER PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES P. 8 PRINCIPLES OF PRODUCT MANAGEMENT P. 4 The price shown are in US dollars and exclusive of shipping charges SINOSTAR LTD. Tel: (852) 2417 4522 Fax: (852) 2490 9742 Email: sinostar@sinostarltd.com Website: http://www.sinostarltd.com P.14
  15. 15. PRINCIPLES OF TECHNOLOGY II P. 6 FORCE WORK RATE RESISTANCE ENERGY POWER FORCE TRANSFORMERS MOMENTUM REAL-WORLD ROBOTICS P. 7 RESEARCH TECHNIQUES IN ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT P. 5 ROBOTICS FUNDAMENTALS P. 8 ROBOTICS TECHNOLOGY: AUTOMATIC GUIDED VEHICLE P. 8 ROBOTS RISING P. 8 SCIENTIFIC METHOD P. 7 SIMPLE MACHINES P. 6 SMART ROBOTS P. 11 SOFTWARE PROJECT MANAGEMENT P. 3 UNDERSTANDING ROBOTICS P. 12 ROBOTS: PUTTING THEM TO WORK ROBOTS: AN IMPORTANT PLACE IN WORLD INDUSTRY ROBOTS: DESIGNED TO MEET ALMOST ANY NEED WHY PHYSICS? P. 7 The price shown are in US dollars and exclusive of shipping charges SINOSTAR LTD. Tel: (852) 2417 4522 Fax: (852) 2490 9742 Email: sinostar@sinostarltd.com Website: http://www.sinostarltd.com P.15
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