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Turning Wood in a Metalwork Lathe

12/02/2014 by Pj3ns3n
I would be interested in your views on this question. Is it against health and safety laws to turn wood in a metalworking lathe? We have been hit with...
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Last comment 12/11/2014 by Anonymous Poster
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Engineering Careers

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BAE Systems is offering exciting Graduate Opportunities - Naval Architecture, UK

12/12/2014 by btbsilent
As a Naval Architect, you won't just be involved in the design of vessels but will be able to get involved with aspects of manufacture through to la...
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Last comment 12/12/2014 by Anonymous Poster

How Did You Get into Engineering?

12/06/2014 by gringogreg
Perhaps many of you got into engineering via the traditional route, a engineering degree from a college or university and then on to a traditional car...
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Last comment 12/13/2014 by Noudge79

Is This Another Industry Fad?

12/03/2014 by NotUrOrdinaryJoe
I am being sent to another useless seminar for management training and I was just wondering if it is really being put into practice everywhere. The t...
Pathfinder Tags: bad management dumb ideas intolerance
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Last comment 12/10/2014 by NotUrOrdinaryJoe

Benefit of Education Before Starting Electrical Apprenticeship?

11/24/2014 by jmueller
In USA, the typical apprenticeship is 4 years with 2000 hours work experience and at least 144 hours of "related instruction" per year. I have checked...
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Last comment 11/25/2014 by dkwarner
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Engineering Projects

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High School Project: Solar Power to Fix Dead Car Batteries

12/15/2014 by JayMoney
Hello, we are Austin Boschma and Jacob Krantz and we are two high school students at Mt. Spokane High School (Spokane, WA) currently in a Design and...
Pathfinder Tags: 12 volt battery solar power
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Last comment 12/16/2014 by lyn

Rotation of the Trolley

12/13/2014 by hassanaskari
* i am designing this system, the trolley as you can see in the cad model i need to rotate it, the torque required to rotate this trolley is 1654 Nm...
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Last comment 12/17/2014 by Original_Macgyver

Final Year Project Topic

12/08/2014 by mecsoccer
I need a project topic on energy and power technology. I'll be glad if i can get a topic and some details about the topic.Please i'm a final year stud...
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Last comment 12/10/2014 by James Stewart

Project Ideas

11/19/2014 by shadowpa
hello everyone, i've got an internship opportunity at piston manufacturing company.first 10 days i've been assigned to machine shop.can you suggest s...
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Last comment 12/08/2014 by Original_Macgyver
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Engineering Management

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Generation Y — How to Fit In

07/06/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Numerous sources have explored the multigenerational workplace and the fundamental differences in how each generation looks at any situation. Each...
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Hiring Practices Narrow Employment Choices

03/16/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Why, when alleged staff shortages prevent engineering departments from reaching their full potential, are so many engineers unemployed? This piece loo...
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Last comment 03/21/2014 by aDIYguy
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Engineering Careers

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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...
Pathfinder Tags: career engineer ethics morals
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Last comment 12/18/2014 by phoenix911

Do Engineers Make Good Terrorists?

05/21/2014 by HUSH
So before I incite an online riot, I should note this disclaimer: I do not believe you, sir or madam, are a terrorist. However, your intrinsic knowl...
Pathfinder Tags: career DEGREE engineers terrorism
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Last comment 09/14/2014 by xray45347

Workplace Noise: Dangers, Standards and Remedies

03/23/2014 by CR4 Guest Author
If you have ever visited a commercial warehouse, factory floor, airport or construction site, to name only a few common workplace environments, you pr...
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Last comment 05/13/2014 by Kevin LaPaire
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Engineering...Beyond the Classroom

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Top Trade Skills For 2014

02/23/2014 by CR4 Guest Author
Even with a slowly improving economy, unemployment continues to be a major concern among American workers. However, there are many employment opportun...
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Last comment 02/24/2014 by Rorschach

Fun Ways to Teach Kids About Electricity

01/06/2014 by CR4 Guest Author
It can be difficult to keep thinking of entertaining ways to teach the important things. Science gets a particularly hard time amongst students. All k...
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Last comment 01/07/2014 by micahd02
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Engineering Communications

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How to Translate Science Speak

02/13/2014 by cheme_wordsmithy
Scientists and engineers know things that laypersons don't know. This is just fine, except when the engineer/scientist has to or wants to communicate...
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Last comment 03/28/2014 by Ss_Reddy
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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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Last comment 04/19/2013 by reward54

Bill Nye the Science Guy

03/18/2013 posted in Great Engineers & Scientists
by Chelsey H
On Wednesday March 13^th, I saw one of my childhood heroes- Bill Nye, as in, Bill Nye the Science Guy. He gave a free, open to the public speech to...
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Last comment 03/22/2013 by frankd20