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Engineering Challenges


Articles
  • [Periodical Article]

    Five Worthy Ways to Spend Large Amounts of Money for Research on Environment and Resources

      I envision a large, prosperous economy that treads lightly and emits little or nothing. The first decade of my career I carried briefcases for William A. Nierenberg (NAE), Robert M. White (NAE), and other leaders in formulating such major research programs as the World Climate ... Read More

    Author: Jesse H. Ausubel

    Engineering Challenges

    Release date: Fall 1999

    Volume: 29

    Number: 3

  • [Periodical Article]

    Structural Materials: Challenges and Opportunities

    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 ... Read More

    Author: Edgar A. Starke, Jr., and James C. Williams

    Engineering Challenges

    Release date: Fall 1999

    Volume: 29

    Number: 3

  • [Periodical Article]

    There's Work to Be Done (editorial)

    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 ... Read More

    Author: George Bugliarello

    Engineering Challenges

    Release date: Fall 1999

    Volume: 29

    Number: 3

  • [Periodical Article]

    Alternative Pathways to a Carbon-Emission-Free Energy System

    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 ... Read More

    Author: Henry R. Linden

    Engineering Challenges

    Release date: Fall 1999

    Volume: 29

    Number: 3