This year has been one of significant milestones for the aviation industry. Two examples are Boeing’s hundredth year and the UK Royal Aeronautical Society’s 150th. Times like this provide a chance to reflect on some of the key technical innovations that have made major contributions to performance, safety, comfort, economy, energy innovation and sustainable design in the industry. Continue reading
Happy Friday, folks! This week’s roundup of interesting engineering technology news articles includes how to recruit more female engineers, the world’s first electric tilt-rotor aircraft and a case study that examines steam turbine blade simulation.
- Martha Kelly Girdler on How to Cultivate More Female Engineers and on Being Part of Etsy’s 500% Success Story
- ANSYS Aids Innovation With Its Simulation Software
- Human Organs On a Chip Could End Animal Testing
- Meet Project Zero, The World’s First Electric Tilt-Rotor Aircraft
- Steam Turbine Blade Reverse Engineering, Upgrade and Structural Design