In and Out of Control will explore some of the latest happenings in the larger world of engineering science. I'll look at the worlds of process and factory automation and beyond them to see how engineering has had it's fingers in many of the most important developments in the world, both in the past and the present.
Sensors and DAQ at the chemical plant? Yawn. This is news because? But sensors and DAQ up close and personal with perservation of some of the most valuable artifacts around is something else. Read more.
Not counting the off chance that a tightly wound cube buddy finally snaps and brings his pistol to work, how dangerous is your job really? The U.S. Dept. of Labor worries about these things. Read on find the rankings on the deadliest jobs in America.
Who wouldn't want a crack at making a working version of one of the gadgets from your favorite sci-fi movie, t.v. show or book? A tricorder? Your personal R2D2? The engineers in the element14 Community have raised that challenge with their Sci-Fi Your Pi challenge.
Need help with your resume? Why not go to the master--Leonardo da Vinci? Yes, that Leonardo. Not only did he rule the Renaissance art community, he was also one heck of an engineer--and was more than willing to tell people that. Read on for all the details.
Every day in history is the anniversary of something. (For grins, check out today’s Google doodle. No engineering involved, but there is fun little video game, which, of course, you will play only during your lunch hour.) For this anniversary and more, keep reading.
Engineers are smarter than the average bear. They know a lot about a lot of things. EEs, ChemEs, MEs know a lot about a lot of different things, but here are 15 things they all know--complete with pictures.
Interesting question. You can’t just walk away from it, especially nowadays, between regulations, environmental questions, liability concerns, p.r. “optics,” volatile oil prices and Lord knows what else. But decommissioning it is no simple matter either.