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Engineering Challenges
September 1, 1999 Volume 29 Issue 3
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  • Wednesday, September 1, 1999
    AuthorEdgar A. Starke, Jr., and James C. Williams

    With the abundance of new structural materials, industrial designers and engineers are faced with an ever-growing number of choices for use in products.

    Recent advances in structural materials have enabled the development of improved products that have a positive impact on our economic ...

  • Wednesday, September 1, 1999
    AuthorGeorge Bugliarello

    As the beginning of the new millennium nears, it is sobering to take stock of the challenges facing our society that require the deep involvement of engineers.

    We approach the millennium with a justifiable pride in the enormous achievements of engineering. In the last century alone, these ...

  • Wednesday, September 1, 1999
    AuthorHenry R. Linden

    There has developed a broad consensus that energy systems will move towards electricity for all stationary energy uses, and to hydrogen (compressed, adsorbed, or liquefied) for transportation fuel.

    Over the past several decades there have been drastic changes in the perception of the forces ...