Achieving technical excellence in a company’s chosen field is a commendable goal, but technical excellence means nothing if it doesn’t translate into business success. When a company’s goal is to provide technical services and products, especially engineering and innovation services, to customers it is vital to be able to win the confidence of potential customers in the bidding process.
There are a number of engineering firms in Lafayette. One that is still relatively new on the scene has a little different approach that seems to be working for them.
Drafting has been a considerable aspect of engineering design for virtually its entire history. Before complex CAD technology, creating 2D drawings for manufacturing and production was essential to creating products. Today, in a world of CAD to CAM and advanced manufacturing techniques, much of how we design has evolved into the current nearly optimized state. One thing remains, however, and that is the presence of 2D detail drawings for parts, components, and assemblies.
Engineers at Caltech and ETH Zurich have developed robots capable of self-propulsion without using any motors, servos, or power supply. Instead, these first-of-their-kind devices paddle through water as the material they are constructed from deforms with temperature changes.
Get ready for $100 oil as early as next year, says Bank of America. US$100 oil might have been a fantasy of oil traders as recently as three months ago, but it could soon be a reality if global supplies continue to tighten, according to a new report.