Community http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8190/more en Getting the Best Design Concept http://machinedesign.com/guest-commentary/getting-best-design-concept <div class="node-body article-body">Dr. Amir Ziv-Av offers advice on how engineers can choose the right designs and optimize them into successful products on the marketplace.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/guest-commentary/getting-best-design-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/guest-commentary/getting-best-design-concept#comments Guest Commentary Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:34:00 +0000 50841 at http://machinedesign.com Get Ready for Clean Energy from New Nuclear http://machinedesign.com/blog/get-ready-clean-energy-new-nuclear <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><a href="http://www.egeneration.org/pathway-to-prosperity-conference/" target="_blank"><img alt="" height="420" src="/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/uploads/2015/06/uploads/2015/07/use-code-bigidea-10-percent-any-fees-24.png" width="604" /></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/big-idea-engineering">Big Idea Engineering</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/get-ready-clean-energy-new-nuclear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/get-ready-clean-energy-new-nuclear#comments Boeing clean energy eGeneration molten salt reactor MSR nuclear Ohio small modular reactor SMR thorium Washington Guest Commentary Energy Big Idea Engineering Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:16:00 +0000 50801 at http://machinedesign.com Innovations Moving Structural Ceramics into the Mainstream http://machinedesign.com/materials/innovations-moving-structural-ceramics-mainstream <div class="node-body article-body">Structural ceramics have found use in a number of industries, but are generally limited to niche-use cases. Current applications are overwhelmingly single functional.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/innovations-moving-structural-ceramics-mainstream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/innovations-moving-structural-ceramics-mainstream#comments Contributing Technical Experts Materials Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:50:00 +0000 50761 at http://machinedesign.com Product, Project, Technology, and IP Portfolios http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/product-project-technology-and-ip-portfolios <div class="node-body article-body">Does your company manage R&D using four portfolios? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/product-project-technology-and-ip-portfolios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/product-project-technology-and-ip-portfolios#comments Contributing Technical Experts Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:07:00 +0000 50711 at http://machinedesign.com Should Wooden Bats be Banned from Major League Baseball? http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/should-wooden-bats-be-banned-major-league-baseball <div class="node-body article-body"><p>On June 5<sup>th</sup> this year at Boston&rsquo;s Fenway Park, a fan watching the game was struck in the face by pieces of a broken baseball bat and received injuries initially described as &ldquo;life threatening.&rdquo; Fortunately, her prognosis now appears to be for a full recovery.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/should-wooden-bats-be-banned-major-league-baseball" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/should-wooden-bats-be-banned-major-league-baseball#comments Contributing Technical Experts Recreation Materials Tue, 14 Jul 2015 17:35:00 +0000 50291 at http://machinedesign.com Planning for Intellectual Property Revenues http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/planning-intellectual-property-revenues <div class="node-body article-body">Not many years from now, business and program planners will have a new challenge when preparing product and business plans. Planners have long been estimating ROI by forecasting product revenues and profits. But soon, product and business plans will contain two forecasting spreadsheets....</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/planning-intellectual-property-revenues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/planning-intellectual-property-revenues#comments Contributing Technical Experts Fri, 10 Jul 2015 20:11:00 +0000 50231 at http://machinedesign.com 8 Little-Known Facts about the Hubble Telescope http://machinedesign.com/blog/8-little-known-facts-about-hubble-telescope <div class="node-body blog-body">What don’t you know about the Hubble telescope?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/skeptical-engineer">A Skeptical Engineer</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/8-little-known-facts-about-hubble-telescope" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/8-little-known-facts-about-hubble-telescope#comments Defense Community A Skeptical Engineer Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:29:00 +0000 50091 at http://machinedesign.com Words to Live By—Or Maybe Not http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/words-live-or-maybe-not <div class="field-deck"> These common expressions can lead to success or failure based on how you interpret them. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These common expressions can lead to success or failure based on how you interpret them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/words-live-or-maybe-not" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/words-live-or-maybe-not#comments Editorial Comment Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:27:00 +0000 50101 at http://machinedesign.com Down to the Final Four STEM Starters http://machinedesign.com/blog/down-final-four-stem-starters <div class="node-body blog-body">Third-round voting will take contest down to two finalists.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/skeptical-engineer">A Skeptical Engineer</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/down-final-four-stem-starters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/down-final-four-stem-starters#comments Community A Skeptical Engineer Tue, 16 Jun 2015 19:19:00 +0000 49661 at http://machinedesign.com New Survey to Predict Impact of IoT and Smart Manufacturing on Supply Chains http://machinedesign.com/blog/new-survey-predict-impact-iot-and-smart-manufacturing-supply-chains <div class="node-body blog-body">Supply Chain Management World (SCM World) is hosting a 10-15 minute survey to measure the importance of IoT and Smart Manufacturing to the future of supply chains. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/big-idea-engineering">Big Idea Engineering</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/new-survey-predict-impact-iot-and-smart-manufacturing-supply-chains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/new-survey-predict-impact-iot-and-smart-manufacturing-supply-chains#comments IoT smart manufacturing supply chains Pop Quizzes IoT Big Idea Engineering Tue, 16 Jun 2015 15:48:00 +0000 49641 at http://machinedesign.com