The COVID-19 pandemic is creating the opportunity for mobile robots to be used for various markets and could lead to a reassessment of supply chains in the future.
Employees working from home need to be vigilant about phishing campaigns using COVID-19 related content to find gaps and organize cyberattacks.
Research analysis, advice: Adverse effects of Coronavirus more than doubled in just a week for visitors to Control Engineering, Plant Engineering, Oil & Gas Engineering, and Consulting-Specifying Engineer websites taking a survey on COVID-19 impacts on engineering. For respondents answering March 11 to 19 and March 20 to 25, 13% felt a “great deal” of impact in the first week and 35% the next week.
The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing manufacturers to rethink the supply chain and how it can be affected by outside forces. Consider the 14 questions and actions highlighted.
University of Michigan engineers are developing efficient, effective and scalable ways to disinfect N95 masks, which are typically discarded after one use.
A team of researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is creating designs to turn hand-held, bag valve mask (BVM) resuscitators into automated ventilators for the COVID-19 pandemic.
Articles about coronavirus' effect on the supply chain and engineers, pneumatics systems and remote monitoring were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from March 30 to April 5, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.
The COVID-19 pandemic is changing manufacturing in many ways. Learn how some are being affected and what they're doing for the future
Texas A&M University has delivered 200 3D-printed diffusers for metered dose inhalers (MDI) to a Houston hospital to help with the demand for medical supplies brought on by the increasing number of confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases.
Digital work from home is fine, but manufacturing takes place in the physical world