Engineering news

Could 3D Printing Transform Aviation in the Future?

Traditional manufacturing for the aerospace industry is effective, but not necessarily efficient. New experiments in 3D printing could change that. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon, recipients of a $970,000 grant, are working with additive manufacturing for aerospace core structures. The goal is quicker, less expensive, more precise and ostensibly more reliable design. If 3D solutions prove…

Florida Engineers Need Emergency Operations Center Planning and Design

Another storm season is here, and that means emergency crews need state-of-the-art operations centers to manage whatever comes. Florida engineer continuing education supplements training and experience with planning requirements that cover the layout and construction of briefing rooms, conference rooms, kitchens and dining areas as well as technology that keeps emergency responders and the public…

Land Surveying Puts Drone Technology to Work

Land surveying is the latest industry to be revolutionized by drones. Not only is the use of drones or UAS technology is growing in North America, it’s making survey work more approachable and hopefully much more accurate in parts of the world where surveyors have limited access to the terrain and to modern equipment. Drone…