Americans say engineering is the leading profession driving U.S. innovation, TE Connectivity survey finds

American sentiment reveals a greater understanding of engineers’ role and the importance of STEM on society

Change in Leadership at Scantek, Inc.

On October 16, the Board of Directors for Scantek, Inc. appointed Steve Marshall to the position of company President. In addition to over 30 years of engineering experience in sound & vibration control, Steve brings a business background that includes management positions in both the aerospace and HVAC&R industries. Steve is a Fellow of the Institute of Noise Control Engineering […]

Knovel Launches New Engineering Unit Converter

Tool Quickly Converts Engineering-Related Units of Measurement, Including Custom Units and Combinations of Units, in a Few Simple Steps.

Approved Calculators for the FE and PE Exams

For those of you planning to take the EIT or PE exam this year 2012,  make sure you look at our Guide for Engineers for useful tips on studying and passing the FE exam as well as helpful information pertaining PE exam.  Also note that as of the December 2011 edition of Licensure Exchange (volume 15, […]

Judge orders test on Halliburton cement in BP well

NEW ORLEANS – A federal judge is ordering tests to be performed as soon as possible on cement Halliburton Co. used to seal the BP well that later blew out catastrophically in the Gulf of Mexico. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier said some of the components may be “deteriorating over time” and that tests should […]

Santa Clara University offers courses in Renewable Energy

SANTA CLARA, CALIF — Santa Clara University’s School of Engineering is now offering a Renewable Energy Certificate for engineering graduate students. The certificate helps engineers in the semiconductor field prepare for one of the fastest growing sectors in world – alternative energy. “For the first time, Santa Clara University is offering that opportunity to students […]

Minneapolis bridge victims seek punitive damages

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Victims of the deadly 2007 Minneapolis bridge collapse took legal steps Monday to seek punitive damages against an engineering firm that evaluated the bridge’s structural integrity before it fell.

KBR Awarded Development Contract for Araromi Refinery Project by FPR, Inc.

HOUSTON, Jun 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — KBR (KBR 20.53, -1.45, -6.60%) KBR will execute the Design and Early Engineering Services for a low complexity 160,000 barrels per day Greenfield refinery and marine facility estimated in excess of US$3 billion. The refinery will produce motor gasoline, automotive gas oil, kerosene and jet fuel. This work […]

ASCE awards its prestigious Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award to Sutong Bridge

RESTON, VA. — The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has announced that the Sutong Bridge in Nantong City, Jiangsu Province, China has won the 2010 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award (OCEA). The Sutong Bridge, which spans the Yangtze River in China’s Jiangsu province, is the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge. With a main span measuring […]

Flowmaster USA Announces Webinar Series on Plant and Piping Design

Free events to feature actual case studies and offer education on using thermo-fluid system simulation to enhance system design, improve product performance and reduce energy costs