The Maple Reporter Academic
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Newsletter for January 2008
The Maple Reporter is a monthly electronic newsletter written especially for the Maplesoft professional community. Read about new products, programs and services pertaining to the professional community. Also every month we have a new set of applications, product tips & techniques, and Webinars.

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News & Announcements
Maplesoft recently announced the founding of the Physical Modeling Consortium, a forum to share ideas and advance the development of Rapid Plant Modeling methodology based on symbolic computation.  Maplesoft, as the founder and organizer, is bringing together leading companies in the automotive sector for discussion and exploration of shared challenges and new ideas.
Maplesoft Broadens Language Support for its Flagship Product
Maple™ is now available in additional languages. The newly supported languages are Chinese, Korean, and Greek, adding to the current support for Japanese and English. In its eleventh edition, Maple is a widely popular tool used by engineers, researchers, teachers, and students around the world. The new language support makes the tool available to a wider group of users.
Maplesoft Announces the Grid Computing Toolbox for Distributed Computing
The Grid Computing Toolbox enables distributed computing using Maple.  It allows users to run Maple computations in parallel, taking advantage of all the hardware resources available, cutting down on processing time and enabling applications that were not possible before.

Planned Platform Support: Future Maple Releases
We have released our plans for supported platforms and operating system availability for the next major release of the Maple product family. To see a list of supported platforms visit

Tips & Techniques

Maple Tips & Techniques: Parameter Processing
Author: Maplesoft

Visit Tips & Techniques on the Maplesoft Website for more applications.

Application Center Highlights

Sierpinski Gasket with Control Points 
Author: Prof. Wieslaw Kotarski, Dr. Agnieszka Lisowska

Pré-test en Mathématique (French)    
Author: Prof. Mario Lemelin

First Digit Simulation
Author:  Mr. Roland Engdahl

LRC Circuits 
Author:  Mr. Robert A Guyette

Stratum and Compactness Maplet
Author:  Dr. Tolga Guyer

Eichler Orders
Author: Dr. Miriam Ciavarella, Prof. Marina Marchisio

The Elastic Prismatic Beams on the Winkler Foundation
Author:  Prof. Marcin M Kaminski

Maplesoft Webinar Series

Maple Connectivity Tools for Simulink®/MATLAB®
January 30, 2008
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST


For further details or to enroll in a Webinar please click here.

Missed a Webinar? Check out our recorded Webinar section where you can browse and view recordings of past Webinars.

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Maplesoft in the Press
Here are some highlights of this past month's press coverage.

Maple Makes for Cleaner Two-stroke Tools
EMAK, a Maple user from Italy used Maple to develop new “clean” engines. They used Maple to simulate and predict performance and emissions, which plays a direct role in increasing the engine's efficiency and reducing time to market. The case study of EMAK is published in DesignFax.
Maplesoft Adds Grid Computing Toolbox to Its Series
Desktop Engineering
Announcing the new Grid Computing Toolbox from Maplesoft.
Toyota and Maplesoft Enter a Multi-Year Partnership to Produce New Tools for Knowledge-Rich Physical Modeling
ThomasNet Industrial Newsroom
Announcing the new partnership between Maplesoft and Toyota.

Motion Feedback Gets Touch and Feel
Design Product News
In a successful example of Maple user story, the case study of Quanser Consulting has appeared on the cover page of Design Product News. The article illustrates Quanser’s use of haptic technology in medical robots and Maple’s role in brining this revolutionary technology to life.

Calculating Noise
Automotive Design and Production
A look at Ford’s use of Maple to understand vibrational behavior in chain drive systems

Math Modeling, Simulation
Design Product News
Announcing the latest version of DynaFlexPro

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Upcoming Events

AAS Guidance & Controls Conference
February 1 - 6, 2008
Beaver Run Resort    
Breckenridge, CO

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