Knovel Solutions are the stories of engineers who have used Knovel to solve real life problems. This Solution Story comes from Dr. Bryan R. Becker. Teaching a class of mechanical engineering undergraduates, he has asked his students to do research on the lubrication methodologies involved in reciprocating pistons. About the Professor: Dr. Bryan R. Becker,… Continue Reading »
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Knovel Solutions are the stories of engineers who have used Knovel to solve real life problems. Titanium is a material used widely in a range of applications from air and space to marine, sporting goods, and even biomedical applications. The two most useful properties of titanium are corrosion resistance and the highest strength-to-weight ratio of… Continue Reading »
Knovel Solutions are the stories of engineers who have used Knovel to solve real life problems. Knovel’s neighbor in the Big Apple is getting an eco-friendly update. Upon completion of the program, the Empire State Building will reduce its total energy usage by more than 38 percent, energy costs by $4.4 million annually, and carbon… Continue Reading »
From milk bottles to folding chairs, plastic materials are molded into shapes and designs that are used in almost every aspect of our daily life. In this solution story, a plastics engineer is investigating the feasibility of improving the quality of plastic containers by reaplacing the material from which they are made.