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will robotics outclass humans?

Will Robotics Outclass Humans?

As the field of artificial intelligence (AI) continues to accelerate, the concept of intelligent robotics is far closer than ever before. As our computing power

Electric Aircraft: the Sun-Flyer

Electric Aircraft gives Flight This innovation may have a huge effect on the world of aviation, by massively reducing the cost of flight time and

design is art

Design is art!

Before we begin to consider whether design is art let us look at the various definitions of art from the dictionary: Art is: Human effort

Is design a form of science?

Is it really such an important question? It is important because it affects the way we define ourselves, the way we perform and criticise our

Design: Science or Art?

Let me start with an intriguing question: Is design a science or an art? When I first heard this question it bothered me a lot. I

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On Engineering Calculations…

The difference between school and “real life” problem solving When we pass from high school to university we bring with us the idea that answers

The Toaster

I wasn’t planning to write this article now, but a response to my earlier article “Can Design Be Taught at University” made me realise that

Company Spotlight : SpaceX

In the last few decades we have learned a great deal about space and vastly improved our exploration tools and skills thanks to NASA’s published efforts. But,

symmetry

How Accurate Is Symmetry?

In previous articles, we spoke about the undeniable use and help the notion of symmetry brings to a mechanical design. It is a powerful tool,

SpotMini From Boston Dynamics

Boston Dynamics recently broke the mould with its ATLAS robot but the company has just released a new funky, flexible and extremely well advanced model

calculations

What do calculations actually mean?

Engineers are supposed to do calculations. That’s what we do. We calculate everything from strength and mass flow, temperature rise and heat transfer, fuel consumption and

FOR SALE: Mechanical Design Directory

After much deliberation we have decided to offer the Mechanical Design Directory for sale. The Directory has been running since 2011, and as much as we love it,

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