Stephen M. Buck tells of the early struggle to bring computer technology to behind-the-Iron-Curtain Communist Poland, in the book, “Trial by Fire: Tales from the Dawn of the Computer Age.” Excerpt follows.
John D. Cressler prepares strong microelectronics engineers and inspires students to be social conscious on a daily basis. IEEE honored Cressler with the 2011 Leon K. Kirchmayer Graduate Teaching Award.
Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, November 3-9: Determining a motor’s load, common engineering mistakes, electrical power measurement, more
Articles about determining a motor’s load, common engineering mistakes, electrical power measurement on motors, risk factors for automation projects, and bypassing safety systems were Plant Engineering’s five most-clicked...
Look at the 5 levels of hazard mitigation to help determine risk of a machine no longer in use. Consider the following 12 hazards of end-of-lifecyle machines. An unused machine is not necessarily safe.