News - 4 Jan 2007
Vistasp Karbhari, a professor of structural engineering at UC San Diego, has developed fiber-reinforced polymer composites as strong, lightweight materials for aerospace, automotive, civil and marine...
News - 18 Feb 2008
In an effort to do good for the planet-and save a few bucks on energy bills-many consumers are making the switch from incandescent to compact fluorescent lighting (CFL) in their homes and businesses....
Article - 20 Jul 2002
The evolution of aluminium as an engineering material is outlined. From its discovery, recognition of beneficial properties, through to the commercialisation of refining processes, to the development...
Article - 29 Jul 2001
Black was the first person to recognize magnesium (Mg) as an element in 1755. Later, in 1808, Davy isolated this element by evaporating mercury from a magnesium amalgam.
Article - 20 Jun 2012
Throughout history and the advancement of civilization, the discovery, development and application of metals has driven the way that people live and societies have been organically shaped.
Article - 12 Jun 2012
Sodium carbonate or soda (Na2CO3) was the most popular sodium compound in ancient times.
Article - 29 Apr 2017
The term liquid crystal (LC) is a very common term; people know it from liquid crystal displays of digital clocks and watches dating back to the 1970s.