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Content posted in March 2012
Understanding Overload Failures
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3/23/2012  17 comments
Avoiding overload failures is a matter of understanding the forces that act on a part and the properties of the material from which it is made. Things break, but they don't necessarily have to.
Petroski on Engineering: Envelopes of Experience
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3/19/2012  21 comments
Computer-generated drawings may be the new standard, but hand-drawn and designed work is admired.
Caution: Corrosion When Wet
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3/9/2012  16 comments
Despite your best efforts, the environment always seems to find a way into your work.
Heterogeneous Systems Facilitate Test, Measurement & Control
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3/8/2012  4 comments
Heterogeneous systems were a topic of key interest at DesignCon in San Jose, Calif.
Reducing Risk Through Integrated Advanced Development
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3/6/2012  15 comments
Integrated advanced development can help minimize risk associated with lack of knowledge, lack of product development, and lack of infrastructure.
How Do You Define an Engineer?
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3/5/2012  45 comments
Engineers are the multi-talented, multi-skilled tool we use to solve problems -- society's Swiss Army knife.




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