The PE Exam may well be one of the toughest tests an engineer will take. Fortunately, help is available. The MGI Management Institute offers self-study review courses with practice exams and even a toll-free help line when burning the midnight oil gets too intense. Courses are offered in the areas of civil, electrical, mechanical, and chemical engineering. Call 800-932-0191 for more info. For additional information on the PE Exam and review and preparatory materials, contact NSPE Member Services at 888-285-6773.
This Gadget Freak Review looks at a keyless Bluetooth padlock that works with your smartphone, along with a system that tracks your sleep behavior and wakes you at the perfect time in your sleep cycle to avoid morning grogginess.
Siemens released Intosite, a cloud-based, location-aware SaaS app that lets users navigate a virtual production facility in much of the same fashion as traversing through Google Earth. Users can access PLM, IT, and other pertinent information for specific points on a factory floor or at an outdoor location.
Since 1987, teams of engineers around the world have built solar cars to participate in a road race around Australia called the World Solar Challenge, being tested on the race time, kilometers traveled, practicality, and energy used by the vehicles they invent.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.