Posts Tagged ‘engineering’

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Professional Development: Not Your Father’s Metal Building

Advancements in construction and performance have expanded the reach of this material. From the July 2013 issue.... ...Read More...

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From The Archives: Niels Diffrient — A Balanced Approach To Design

Niels Diffrient died on June 8, 2013 at the age of 84. This Q&A from the Today's Facility Manager archives illustrates how one of the top human factors designers came from humble beginnings to sprout impressive roots. It has been retrieved in his honor. From the October 2002... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Like Sands Through The Hourglass

An illusionist/scientist who goes by the Internet name of Brusspup has updated the Chladni experiment and posted an impressive video that demonstrates the impact of sound... ...Read More...

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NEMA Publishes Instructions For Medium Voltage Electric Fire Pump Controllers

NEMA has published NEMA ICS 15.1-2012, Instructions for the Handling, Installation, Operation, and Maintenance of Medium Voltage Electric Fire Pump Controllers Rated Not More Than... ...Read More...

ASCE Report Card Gives America’s Infrastructure D+

Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases a Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. This year, there is little to celebrate once again, as the overall grade rises from D (in 2009) to D+ (in... ...Read More...

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ASHRAE Launches New Terminology Site – ASHRAEwiki

Common definitions for terms found in ASHRAE standards and other publications can now be found at a new website from the... ...Read More...

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Celebrate National Engineers Week: February 17-23, 2013

The role of engineers is perhaps one of the most misunderstood in society, which is it why it's important to recognize more than 1.8 million US engineers for their achievements. National Engineers Week (February 17-23, 2013) celebrates the achievements of past, present, and... ...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Engineering A Sense Of Humor

This Friday Funny features a collection of clever jokes for and about engineers. And with an intro like that, who can... ...Read More...

ASHRAE Launches New Student Engineering Challenge

A new student design competition from ASHRAE is focused on taking advantage of today’s technology to provide simple, affordable solutions that benefit people around the... ...Read More...

Friday Funny: Yo! Engineering Gets Even Cooler

Wanna be cool? Impress your fellow engineers with this hit YouTube rap all about particle physics. Don't forget to share it with your... ...Read More...