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Content posted in February 2001
A visionary for better vision
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Charles R. Munnerlyn, voted the 14th Design News Engineer of the Year, married optics and lasers in a revolutionary machine that has dramatically improved the eyesight of millions
From oilfields to the OR
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Performance of composite on oilrigs opens doors to surgical applications
Tube fitting's ferrule gets a grip
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A patented tube fitting uses radial force and carburized stainless steel for gripping and sealing
Working outside the box
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On their own time and with no funding, some creative engineers at Compaq came up with a design for a new server. The skunkworks project is now a multi-million dollar global business.
Rocket Man
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There have been 102 Space Shuttle missions hauling astronauts and machinery into outer space, and Alex McCool has led the propulsion-system design for all of them
Engineerings heroes
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Special awards issue recognizes engineers
Good design sows the seeds of quality
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Quality blossoms in the fields where John Deere goes
Valve-to-manifold interface reduces lead time
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Patented mini-pneumatic components quickly snap together like Lego blocks
New Products
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Latest and greatest offerings in the engineering field
Hot Products
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Special bike for a spunky tyke
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Indiana students win first annual College Design Engineering Award with tricycle for the disabled
Ready, set, show!
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With more than 2,000 companies exhibiting, The National Design Engineering Show promises to be bigger and better than ever this year. Here
Software helps engineers turn a profit
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CAD and CAE prove to be an investment, not a cost
Fluid Power
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New Literature
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Software NAILS it
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Paslode engineers use CAD, FEA, and rapid prototyping to balance design demands in their newest cordless nail gun
Global partners should share common goals
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Continuing interview with the Administrator of NASA
Magnesium and elastomer join forces against the elements
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When it comes to encasing testing equipment for use in the field, Tektronix engineers found that two materials are better than one
Product news
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DSP gets easier
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Lock that shock, but make it painless
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Mountain bikes with microchips and mini-motors may seem like overkill, but this shock lockout mechanism is hitting the racing circuit
Design anywhere, build anywhere
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Product Data Management and the Internet are redefining the relationships between manufacturers, customers, and suppliers
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Pumpin' up the psi
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