Tag Archives: Engineering Design

Seeking Beta Reader for Engineering Story Novelette


Dear Engineering Stories followers, I have been working on a Science Fiction Novelette (approx. 8 – 10,000 words) and I’m looking for volunteers to help me make a good story great. The story is placed about 50 years in the … Continue reading

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Meet a Mechanical Engineer and see what he does


View this excellent short video and feel the enthusiasm this engineer has for his work at JPL. Hear his responses to the questions you probably have about engineering. http://www.virtualjobshadow.com/CareerProfileDemo/?cguid={87F41A60-DE5A-4C24-B102-15AF1660FC86}

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How do engineers get creative and solve problems?


By thinking through previously developed solutions as well as examining the laws of nature, an engineer looks for ways in which present needs can be met. Whether designing a spacecraft, automobile, machine, or computer algorithm, the engineer reaches out into … Continue reading

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Desirability and Transferability


I have some great ideas, they’re spinning in my head They come to me at dawn, while sleeping in my bed The one I got on Tuesday? a must for every home The one I got on Wednesday? an app … Continue reading

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Engineering Design – Functional Decomposition


I am working with an engineering team right now to develop a machine. We are at the Functional Decomposition phase where we are systematically examining the needed workstation functionality. I will have to relate the specific experiences some time but … Continue reading

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