Engineering

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Opinion: Lifting crude exports ban would preserve U.S. oil boom

9/28/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Ending the crude oil exports ban would help sustain the U.S. oil boom and meet producers' need for a viable market in which they can sell their products, writes Robert Samuelson. The lack of such a ma… Read More

ASCE SmartBrief

The latest news and information for civil engineers

ASCE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Civil Engineers

Feds to make available $12.6B loan guarantees for nuclear energy projects

10/1/2014

  • Hill, The
  • Platts

The Department of Energy is planning to offer $12.6 billion in new loan guarantees for nuclear energy projects. In a draft solicitation presented by the department, up to $2 billion will be set aside … 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

Are JOBS Act general solicitation rules a success?

9/23/2014

  • Forbes

JOBS Act-required rules were issued a year ago to allow entrepreneurs to more easily advertise private investment deals. But fewer startups are using the new general solicitation rules than some predi… Read More

SMRP SmartBrief

News and information for MRO professionals

SMRP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals

Volvo exec calls for airline-like focus on truck maintenance

9/26/2014

  • Transport Topics Online

The airlines have set an example for the trucking industry, which needs to focus more on preventive maintenance rather than repairs after breakdowns, advised Goran Nyberg, North American president of … Read More

C-Suite Brief

Leadership news for manufacturers

C-Suite Brief

Published in partnership with: Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation

What tomorrow's manufacturing operations might look like

9/24/2014

  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Smart devices, adaptive machining techniques and advanced design processes will be part and parcel of typical manufacturing operations in the future, said Michael Molnar, director of the Advanced Ma… Read More

ASME SmartBrief

News and trends in the mechanical industry field

ASME SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Liquid metal used in 3D printing

10/1/2014

  • Engineering.com

Metal with a melting point at room temperature is the stuff used in a new 3D printing technique developed by researchers at the Beijing Key Laboratory of CryoBiomedical Engineering. Applications are s… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

The fastest new single-engine aircraft feature fixed gear

9/26/2014

  • Flying online

Three of the fastest new single-engine piston aircraft are equipped with fixed gear, rather than retractable landing gear, writes Flying magazine blogger Peter Garrison. "As airplanes like the TTx dem… Read More

BIMForum SmartBrief

Virtual design and construction news

BIMForum SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Disney receives recognition for use of BIM at Shanghai resort

9/29/2014

  • Disney Parks Blog

The American Institute of Architects has given Walt Disney Imagineering its Technology in Architectural Practice Award for using building information modeling in development of the Enchanted Storybook… Read More