Robots Making Way Into Manufacturing Processes And Various Industries

Robots Making Way Into Manufacturing Processes And Various Industries

Is the manufacturing industry headed for robot-dominated workspaces? They used to be found mostly in high-volume manufacturing environments, taking over hazardous tasks from human workers for over 50 years. Industrial robots are now being used in smaller organizations and in a much wider array of applications. With the cost of “employing” robots falling significantly, more …

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Effective Shipboard Noise Control Solutions

Effective Shipboard Noise Control Solutions

What does shipboard noise control entail? Exposure to noise is described by the intensity, frequency and duration of the noise. Intensity of noise refers to the loudness of the sound. Noise frequency refers to the highness or lowness of the pitch of the noise. And duration is the length of time of exposure to the …

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The Challenge Of Making A Quiet Aircraft Cabin

The Challenge Of Making A Quiet Aircraft Cabin

Is there a way to keep aircraft cabins quiet?  In general, business aircraft cabins are never quiet especially if the aircraft has run into turbulent layers of winds. The aircraft’s jet engines are in close proximity to the comfortable chairs, and then you have more – electric motors, gears, pumps, worn bearings, hydraulics, actuators, and …

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How To Achieve Chameleon-Like Adaptability In The Machine Tool Sector

How To Achieve Chameleon-Like Adaptability In The Machine Tool Sector

Have you heard about mechatronics?  A growing and increasing trend in manufacturing is being observed and implemented by those involved in manufacturing – mechatronics. It is a design process that combines the different fields of engineering – computer, electrical, mechanical, and control – aimed at integrating intelligence into mechanical structures. Its ultimate objective is to …

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Is There An End To Megatall and Supertall Structures?

Is There An End To Megatall and Supertall Structures?

When will the tallest building be the tallest building ever?  On December 6, 2013, at the College of Engineering and Computing of the Florida International University (FIU), a cross-section of accomplished engineers from South Florida who are known to lead new and renovated design and build projects, both commercial and residential, in high density cities …

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