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Posted on January 8th, 2018 by Chris Walker
Most engineering challenges stretch far beyond the technical. The technical elements are just a piece of the puzzle and are often the easier parts to solve. It’s normally the social, economic or political parts of the problem that are the most difficult. Continue reading “The Plastic Bank Addressing Human Problems” »
Posted on January 5th, 2018 by David W. Spitzer, P.E.
The project described in my previous posts illustrates that obtaining project approval can be a challenging activity… especially when there is resistance to implementation, which is almost always the case in some regard. Continue reading “Air vs. Steam Atomization Part 12 – Holistic Approach to Project Approval” »
Posted on December 19th, 2017 by Mike Schmidt
“But how can they be charged with negligence because they were not wizards, appellant’s brief does not make clear.” —Osmond K. Fraenkel, successfully arguing before the New York Supreme Court, 1935 Continue reading “We’re Engineers, Not Wizards: Why Didn’t the PHA Catch This?” »
Posted on December 7th, 2017 by Chris Walker
With their high energy density and excellent longevity, lithium ion batteries (LIBs) are the obvious choice for engineers, powering everything from children’s toys to the most innovative electric vehicles. Continue reading “Imminent Challenges Threatening The Supply Of Lithium Ion Batteries” »