Adapting Infrastructure and Civil Engineering Practice to a Changing Climate

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Civil engineers are responsible for design and maintenance of infrastructure projects that facilitate economic development and protect human health, welfare and the environment. Climate change may result in significant impacts to this infrastructure. Civil engineers and government policy makers must work together to anticipate and plan for these impacts.

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Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) introduced the world’s first digital relay in 1984, revolutionizing the power protection industry by offering fault locating and other features for a fraction of the cost of earlier systems.

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8 Strategies to Improve Virtual Collaboration in Construction

Article | April 2, 2020

Collaboration – whether it happens in-person or in a digital space – is crucial in construction. While the contributions of individual team members matter, projects are only successful when team members and stakeholders can come together to solve problems and coordinate work. A heightened and immediate pressure has emerged for construction teams to collaborate remotely and virtually. But considering that some contractors are new to the concept of virtual collaboration, how should they set their teams up for success?

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Celebrate World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development

Article | April 2, 2020

The World Federation of Engineering Organisations WFEO proposed 4th March as World Engineering Day, as an opportunity to celebrate the important contributions of engineers and engineering to sustainable development and modern life. Organisations and offices of the United Nations, governments, civil society, the public and private sectors, schools, universities, and society, are expected to make the international day a springboard for awareness-raising actions.

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Futuristic learning modules that need to be part of engineering education

Article | April 2, 2020

Engineering technology is evolving at a rapid pace across the world. Companies are depending on newer technologies like artificial intelligence, big data, machine learning, and automation. The new-age curriculum has transformed the way engineering education is delivered in the classroom. Here are futuristic modules that engineering education needs to include in the curriculum. The manufacturing facilities available today have formed a fully integrated production system powered by digital technologies.

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CAD Web Viewing and Augmented Reality FREE TO ALL!

Article | April 2, 2020

Siemens DI SW offers the possibility to upload up to 5 GB of CAD data in various formats found on our CAD File Sharing Portal. 3D CAD formats NX, Solid Edge, STEP, ProE, SolidWorks, Inventor, Neutral 3D formats JT, Iges, Step, VRML, Parasolid, STL, 2D formats Solid Edge and DWG, This data can be viewed online directly in the browser where sharing content with other users is also possible. The result is a simple collaboration platform that is free of charge.

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Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL)

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) introduced the world’s first digital relay in 1984, revolutionizing the power protection industry by offering fault locating and other features for a fraction of the cost of earlier systems.

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