Community http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8190/more en Engineering: The Key to Untold Riches? http://machinedesign.com/blog/engineering-key-untold-riches <div class="node-body blog-body">More people in the list of the world’s 100 richest people hold engineering degrees than any other degree, according to a study by Approved Index, a business-to-business buying platform. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/engineering-key-untold-riches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/engineering-key-untold-riches#comments Editorial Comment A Skeptical Engineer Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:47:00 +0000 48381 at http://machinedesign.com Will Carbon Fiber Find Widespread Use in the Automotive Industry? http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/will-carbon-fiber-find-widespread-use-automotive-industry <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Over the past 60 years, CFRPs have been increasingly used to replace metal in applications where light weight has outsized value, primarily for reducing fuel consumption.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/will-carbon-fiber-find-widespread-use-automotive-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/will-carbon-fiber-find-widespread-use-automotive-industry#comments Automotive Contributing Technical Experts Materials Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:57:00 +0000 48151 at http://machinedesign.com Non-Renewable Events Heat Up April http://machinedesign.com/blog/non-renewable-events-heat-april <div class="node-body blog-body">Two energy events this April will cover non-renewables. But is every non-renewable turning into a renewable?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/engineering-entrepreneur">Engineering Entrepreneur</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/non-renewable-events-heat-april" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/non-renewable-events-heat-april#comments coal medical isotopes molten salt reactor nonrenewables nuclear renewables salt thorium Guest Commentary Engineering Entrepreneur Thu, 02 Apr 2015 17:22:00 +0000 47851 at http://machinedesign.com Test-Suite Rebalancing Reduces Time To Market http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/test-suite-rebalancing-reduces-time-market <div class="field-deck"> Are your test suites rooted in the previous century? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Are your test suites rooted in the previous century? Reduce time to market, development cost, and production cost by rebalancing those test suites.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/test-suite-rebalancing-reduces-time-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/test-suite-rebalancing-reduces-time-market#comments Contributing Technical Experts Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:16:00 +0000 47691 at http://machinedesign.com TRIZ Plus – A Modern Tool for Enhancing Design Innovation http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/triz-plus-modern-tool-enhancing-design-innovation <div class="node-body article-body"><p>TRIZ, an acronym for a Russian phrase loosely translated as the &ldquo;Theory of Inventive Problem Solving,&rdquo; has received little mention in <em>Machine Design</em> over the years. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/triz-plus-modern-tool-enhancing-design-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/triz-plus-modern-tool-enhancing-design-innovation#comments Contributing Technical Experts Learning Resources Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:45:00 +0000 47651 at http://machinedesign.com The Value of Innovation When You’re Under the Knife http://machinedesign.com/blog/value-innovation-when-you-re-under-knife <div class="node-body blog-body">With so much hand-wringing over rising medical costs, one certainly wonders: With all of today’s medical bells and whistles, do the benefits of advanced technologies outweigh the costs? If you’re sick, they often do....</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/stress-and-strain">Stress and Strain</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/value-innovation-when-you-re-under-knife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/value-innovation-when-you-re-under-knife#comments medical technology Editorial Comment Stress and Strain Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:46:00 +0000 47591 at http://machinedesign.com Taking the Blog Plunge http://machinedesign.com/guest-commentary/taking-blog-plunge <div class="field-byline"> Elliot Wilson, Lovejoy Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Companies bridge the gap between buyers and suppliers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/uploads/2015/02/Elliot.jpg" style="width: 130px; height: 168px; margin: 3px; float: left;" title="Elliot Wilson is the General Manager at Lovejoy Inc., Downers Grove, Ill. (<a href="http://www.lovejoy-inc.com" title="www.lovejoy-inc.com" />www.lovejoy-inc.com)" />Blogs can be entertaining, educational, or, hopefully, a little of both. Here&rsquo;s some advice from Elliot Wilson, general manager at Lovejoy Inc., a family-owned company that manufactures industrial couplings and power transmission products on how blogging can give a company a competitive edge.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/guest-commentary/taking-blog-plunge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/guest-commentary/taking-blog-plunge#comments Guest Commentary Thu, 19 Mar 2015 17:33:00 +0000 47411 at http://machinedesign.com Does Engineering Work for Sales or Management? http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/does-engineering-work-sales-or-management <div class="node-body article-body">Does engineering work for sales or management? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/does-engineering-work-sales-or-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/does-engineering-work-sales-or-management#comments Contributing Technical Experts Community Thu, 19 Mar 2015 17:01:00 +0000 47401 at http://machinedesign.com 8 Myths about the R&D Tax Credit http://machinedesign.com/blog/8-myths-about-rd-tax-credit <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The U.S. R&amp;D tax credit could be worth up to $10 billion annually to small and large firms. Yet evidence shows that only one of out of 20 small and medium-sized companies eligible for this credit actually use it. Why is that? It seems there are myths surrounding the credits that dissuade smaller companies from filing for them, according to Rizwan Virani, managing director of <strong>Alliantgroup</strong> (<em>www.alliantgroup.com</em>). His group, an organization of business and CPA firms, encourages U.S.</p></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-myths-about-rd-tax-credit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/8-myths-about-rd-tax-credit#comments Community A Skeptical Engineer Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:19:00 +0000 47381 at http://machinedesign.com Strategy Summit Showcases Females in Manufacturing http://machinedesign.com/blog/strategy-summit-showcases-females-manufacturing <div class="node-body blog-body">What does strategy, manufacturing, and a woman's perspective have in common? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/engineering-entrepreneur">Engineering Entrepreneur</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/strategy-summit-showcases-females-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/strategy-summit-showcases-females-manufacturing#comments American manufacturing STEM Women women in manufacturing Community Engineering Entrepreneur Mon, 16 Mar 2015 18:53:00 +0000 47301 at http://machinedesign.com