Engineers Develop Awesome Ways Drones Can Be Used

2019-09-13T15:11:26-07:00

With their growing presence in the media, their potential is becoming recognized more and more. They can be used for reasons other than spying and warfare. People are now using drones in many awesome ways.

Engineers Develop Awesome Ways Drones Can Be Used2019-09-13T15:11:26-07:00

Part 1 : Engineers Give Pros and Cons of Double and Triple Pane Windows

2019-09-13T15:16:41-07:00

Have you decided to invest in replacement windows? What made you finally decide to take the leap? Was it the incredible energy saving benefits new windows offer? If so, you’re not alone. For a typical home, 40% of the annual energy budget goes toward heating and cooling costs, and replacing the windows in your home is great way to keep more of that money in your pocket. Since energy efficiency is such an important fact to consider when getting replacement windows, we are often asked, “How much better are triple pane windows [...]

Part 1 : Engineers Give Pros and Cons of Double and Triple Pane Windows2019-09-13T15:16:41-07:00

Part 2: Self-driving Cars Expand the Fight Over Airwaves

2019-09-13T15:17:11-07:00

Engineers Say Public is Hungry for More Wi-Fi Capacity, the telecom industry is looking to snatch control of underutilized airwaves reserved for the auto industry. But this is coming just as carmakers begin to make progress on developing and adopting technologies for connected and autonomous cars that currently rely on that spectrum. The Big Picture: Tech and telecom companies have been fighting for years over spectrum to support exploding demand for mobile services and smartphones. Automakers have had exclusive access to a band of spectrum for almost 20 years [...]

Part 2: Self-driving Cars Expand the Fight Over Airwaves2019-09-13T15:17:11-07:00

Material Engineers Looking to Future: Solar Assisted Electric Vehicles  (SAEVs)

2019-09-13T15:27:26-07:00

Material Engineers : A Pipedream?  Solar-powered cars have been thought of by many as an impossible pipedream. But the innovators behind, a fully solar-powered vehicle to be released in 2019.  GOING FULLY SOLAR A Car whose ability to use solar power has been thought of as an impossible feat.  Designed by the Dutch startup Lightyear, the “car that charges itself” can supposedly drive for months without charging and has a 400 – 800 km range. But is a solar-powered car feasible?Up until now fully solar-powered cars were not considered a realistic prospect, [...]

Material Engineers Looking to Future: Solar Assisted Electric Vehicles  (SAEVs)2019-09-13T15:27:26-07:00

Material Engineers : Pros and Cons of Solar Powered Cars

2019-09-13T14:49:19-07:00

Figure 1.  Solar Powered Cars in the Future Although a solar power car may not be commercially viable right now, there are ways that solar power can be added to existing designs to make vehicles more efficient. Material Scientist examine the pros and cons of this technology, it can continue to move forward in development to help save on fossil fuels, and the electric grid and pollutions. Solar-powered vehicles (Solar Cells ) have zero emission level, as they don’t utilize non-renewable resources and burn fuel. The electric motors generate electricity (See Figure 1.) that [...]

Material Engineers : Pros and Cons of Solar Powered Cars2019-09-13T14:49:19-07:00