Engineering

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

3D animation, imagery boost efficiency in oil, gas operations, worker training

7/27/2014

  • Rigzone

Oil and natural gas companies can boost efficiency in training workers and performing operations through 3D animation and imagery, said Oliver Diaz, CEO of media and software firm FuelFX. Examples of … Read More

ASCE SmartBrief

The latest news and information for civil engineers

ASCE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Civil Engineers

Fix for Seattle's TBM Bertha hits another roadblock

7/28/2014

  • Seattle Times, The
  • KOMO-TV/KOMO-AM (Seattle)

Repairs to Bertha, the damaged tunnel-boring machine, have hit another snag. Crews are finding it difficult to drill through stubborn concrete, and found need to install more pilings than anticipated … Read More

IEEE-USA SmartBrief

News and information about technology policy

IEEE-USA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers USA

Senator wants to stimulate venture-capital activity in N.Y.

7/22/2014

  • Times Union (Albany, N.Y.)

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., is backing a bill that aims to work with other efforts to attract more venture capital to New York state. Read More

SMRP SmartBrief

News and information for MRO professionals

SMRP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals

Are you leading through fear?

7/22/2014

  • CEO.com

If employees are afraid of you, they'll be reluctant to bring mistakes and problems to your attention, warns Colin Baird. That ultimately leads to bigger problems, including a lack of innovation and c… Read More

C-Suite Brief

Leadership news for manufacturers

C-Suite Brief

Published in partnership with: Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation

June factory output falls short of expectations

7/23/2014

  • IndustryWeek

The Federal Reserve reports that manufacturing output increased 0.1% last month, falling short of the expected 0.3% growth. Read More

ASME SmartBrief

News and trends in the mechanical industry field

ASME SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Camera system sees around corners

7/28/2014

  • CrazyEngineers

Laser light rebounding off a wall contains information about objects beyond the wall that can be used by a special camera to render an image. The camera -- developed by teams at the University of Bon… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

Raytheon radar is ready for next stage of development

7/25/2014

  • USNI News

Raytheon's Air and Missile Defense Radar is ready for engineering and manufacturing development, after completion of preliminary design and integrated baseline reviews of the next-generation radar sys… Read More

BIMForum SmartBrief

Virtual design and construction news

BIMForum SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Lean construction leads to fatter bottom lines

7/27/2014

  • AEC Cafe

More than seven in 10 general and trade contractors have adopted at least one lean construction practice, writes Akio Moriwaki of Dassault Systemes. And the wide popularity can be traced to documented… Read More