News - 21 Jan 2008
The tiny copper wires that connect different areas of an integrated circuit may soon limit microchip-processing speeds. So European researchers have developed technologies to produce and combine...
Article - 1 Mar 2001
Smart materials are an interesting field that is growing quickly, and shape memory alloys (SMAs) are one such materials that represent one of the most exciting areas.
Article - 7 May 2002
Niobium was first discovered by Hatchett in 1801, but this metal was produced only in 1864, when Blomstrand reduced niobium chloride.
Article - 13 Dec 2001
Silica is one of the most abundant oxides in the earths crust. It exists in 3 crystalline forms as well as amorphous forms. It hasmany useful properties and is used in a range of applications such as...
Article - 29 Jul 2001
Molybdenum is silvery-white, very hard refractory metal, however, it is softer and more ductile than tungsten and is readily worked or drawn into very fine wire. Primary uses are as an alloying...
Article - 25 Jul 2018
Drive process engineers require more reliable and precise fluid level measurement systems because of the needs of sophisticated automated processing systems, an increasingly stringent regulatory...
Article - 21 Nov 2015
This article discusses the many different methods of fluid level measurement in industrial processes.
Article - 18 Jun 2019
This article discusses how generators work in non-renewable and renewable power stations.
News - 29 Apr 2014
As the need for skilled welding operators grows, Miller Electric Mfg. Co. is helping build their skills with its new LiveArc™ reality-based training system, designed to recruit, screen, train...
News - 26 Nov 2008
Science fiction writers have long envisioned sailing a spacecraft by the optical force of the sun's light. But, the forces of sunlight are too weak to fill even the oversized sails that have been...