Dave Palmer gives a good overview of the hydrogen problem in the January issue. Books have been writen on this subject and still, most Engineers don't know what they are gitting into when they play with Hydrogen. Take it from an OLD Metallurgest, it is the sneekeyest thing you will ever work with, it will stab you in the back every time. Before we even think of a "Hydrogen economy" we must learn how to deal with the beast.
What should be the perception of a product’s real-world performance with regard to the published spec sheet? While it is easy to assume that the product will operate according to spec, what variables should be considered, and is that a designer obligation or a customer responsibility? Or both?
Biomimicry has already found its way into the development of robots and new materials, with researchers studying animals and nature to come up with new innovations. Now thanks to researchers in Boston, biomimicry could even inform the future of electrical networks for next-generation displays.
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