A proposed ASTM International standard will provide guidance for using geocells in roadway projects. The open-celled geosynthetics help hold soils and rocks in place and are commonly used in road construction, earth retention, and other construction projects.
Cleveland Vibrator Company has released a white paper entitled “Selecting the Right Vibratory Feeder for Industrial Applications.” This presents guidelines to help manufacturing professionals select and maintain the proper vibratory feeder for their application.
The Plastics Pipe Institute has announced that Patrick Vibien, P.Eng., has been appointed technical director of the association and will also assume the position of director of engineering for the Power and Communications Division and director of education.
The American Society of Civil Engineers and its Environmental & Water Resources Institute, the National Municipal Stormwater Alliance, and the Water Environment Federation have announced that stormwater infrastructure will be included in the ASCE 2021 Infrastructure Report Card
The Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is updating the 2016 edition of ASCE 7 Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures approach to wind design
ASME has launched its first standard for medical devices, as the new V&V 40 standard assesses the credibility of computational modeling through verification and validation with application to devices including endovascular and orthopedic devices, heart valves, and stents.
Water-fueled satellites, 3D medical scans, and vibration resistant metal fasteners impressed judges at the NASA iTech competition in Mountain View, California. NASA iTech is an initiative to find and foster innovative solutions to challenges faced on Earth and in space. Ten finalists pitched their unique innovations at the competition’s 2019 Cycle I forum.
Contributed by Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd CollegeStudents majoring in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are much less likely to participate in study abroad programs during their college years than students in other majors.According to Open...
The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC) has announced the most recent round of wave energy converter (WEC) testing at the U.S. Navy's Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) off Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH),...
Daikin America has partnered with TOPS Friendly Markets to complete the first refrigeration conversion of a U.S. supermarket from R-22 to Creard R-407H refrigerant. At the TOPS store in Alden, NY, 1200 pounds of Creard R-407H has been used to provide more than 25...