Charles Mahron’s “Confessions of a recovering engineer“, in Grist magazine, is itself a well-engineered essay. (Thanks to investigator Ethel Saylor for bringing this to our attention.)
Audio engineers can, famously, be finicky in selecting the very most right equipment for a task. Investigator Julia Lunetta alerts us to a report about one instance of this: Examining the Yamaha NS-10M “Tissue Paper Phenomenon” An Analysis of the Industry-Wide Practice of Using a Tissue-Paper Layer to Reduce High-Frequency Output by Bob Hodas …As […]
BABE is an expert system for bridge designers. And to some people, it’s worth singing about. Read about it in the study: “BABE: An Expert System for Structural Design of Bridge Abutments and Piers,” H. Zheng, G. K. Mikroudis, S. Pamukcu, and Z. X. Hu, Computer Utilization in Structural Engineering, 1989, pp. 372-381.