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My Job

03/19/2015 by energypassion97
Hello everyone, What job do you think best suits me based on this: I am down for the struggle if it completes my goal at the end, but try to f...
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Last comment 03/24/2015 by Kevin LaPaire

Is LHPU Legit?

03/13/2015 by Jay_
I am a fresh graduate and don't have much experience in the field I am looking to develop a career in which is Controls Engineering. I got a call from...
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Last comment 03/25/2015 by Hareen
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Engineering Projects

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Project - Better Aftermarket Parking Sensors

03/23/2015 by TheNebraskaNatives
Not everyone is a perfect parker. There is a clear problem with parking and maneuvering vehicles because people tend to hit something or someone ca...
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Last comment 03/26/2015 by Circuit Breaker

Vacuum Sealing of a Ceramic Muffle at the Ends in a 1100'C Furnace

03/13/2015 by arunavamukerji
I want to seal a ceramic muffle at the ends which is being heated from outside in a furnace so that I can make vacuum inside the muffle at 1100'C . Ca...
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Last comment 03/24/2015 by James Stewart

Tools and Challenges in the Advanced Materials Industry

03/06/2015 by whong
Dear members, I'm a graduate student conducting research on the tools and challenges that the world's material scientists and engineers face in th...
Pathfinder Tags: advanced materials materials science smart materials survey
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Last comment 03/06/2015 by lyn

New Alloy for Generating Electricity

03/03/2015 by Bigzacdog123
Would anyone know where to find a block of alloy Ni45Co5Mn40Sn10. I read Dr.James review from the UM and find it intriguing. Would like to explore fur...
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Last comment 03/04/2015 by James Stewart
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Engineering Management

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Managing a Project with Difficult Stakeholders

03/16/2015 by CR4 Guest Author
Beyond the engineering and design aspects of a project, there is the management and coordination of the stakeholders. This portion of a project is o...
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Last comment 03/17/2015 by JavaHead

Releasing Stephen Hawking's Speech Software to Everyone

01/30/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Brilliant physicist Stephen Hawking has spent much of the past 40 years proving that - with the proper technology - severely disabled people can still...
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What's the Value of a Patent?

01/21/2015 by HUSH
In the past year, two leading automakers have released some or all of their patents for use by the public or even competing manufacturers. Last June...
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Engineering Careers

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STEM Is For Carpenters Too

03/11/2015 by BestInShow
When we think of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education, we most likely think of formal classes in a middle or high schoo...
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Last comment 03/12/2015 by Janissaries

Job Market for Electrical and Electronics Engineers

02/13/2015 by sanasyed24
In industry, Electrical and Electronics engineers provide technical services and support in the design, development, production, testing and operat...
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Last comment 03/24/2015 by JavaHead

Engineering Ethics in 2014

12/17/2014 by HUSH
Just like doctors, engineers are expected to utilize their skills and knowledge in a benevolent fashion. Where the Hippocratic Oath outlines the eth...
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Last comment 12/18/2014 by phoenix911
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Engineering...Beyond the Classroom

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Events to Showcase Your Engineering Talent

02/21/2015 by CR4 Guest Author
Engineering's Got Talent! On February 26 from 11 AM to 4 PM at Kunckle Lounge, students at Penn State are encouraged to audition for the yearly En...
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Unschool In Session?

12/26/2014 posted in The Engineer's Notebook
by Jonathan Fuller
The national Common Core initiative and a bevy of standardized tests have drawn an awful lot of doubting eyes toward American education. While Commo...
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Futuristic Fusion

05/06/2014 posted in Plastics & Resins Blog
by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
A research team from MIT has developed a hybrid material from living and nonliving materials. A first of its kind, the fused material holds the c...
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Much To Do! Twelve Potentially Economically Disruptive Technologies

06/12/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
Please read this free and insightful report from McKinsey & Co.: Disruptive Technologies: Advances that will Transform Life, Business, and the Glo...
Pathfinder Tags: Career Opportunities Disruptive Technologies McKinsey
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Be True to your School (Ranking)

05/09/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
Forbes Magazine joined the fray a few years ago in ranking America's Colleges and recently issued their 2012 results. US News & World Report (USN&...
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Last comment 05/15/2013 by 70AARCuda

Math Use On The Job - Precision Machining

05/03/2013 posted in Speaking of Precision
by Milo
The Atlantic titles their article "Here's How Little Math Americans Use at Work." Spoiler alert, in Precision Machining, we all use a lot of math thr...
Pathfinder Tags: careers math precision machining
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Last comment 05/05/2013 by Milo

Math Isn't Rocket Science; Is it?

03/25/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
The Museum of Mathematics recently opened in New York City. As stated on the MOMATH website, "Mathematics illuminates the patterns and structures a...
Pathfinder Tags: CBS Sunday Morning education mathematics MOMATH Rocket Science
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