Design in the Land of the Rising Sun
Features 7/20/1998 Post a comment In the U.S., engineers emphasize systems and use sophisticated software. In Japan, engineers concentrate on process and emphasize manufacturability. The two can learn a lot from each other
Although plastics make up only about 11% of all US municipal solid waste, many are actually more energy-dense than coal. Converting these non-recycled plastics into energy with existing technologies could reduce US coal consumption, as well as boost domestic energy reserves, says a new study.
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