Engineering Triumphs: Living Large and Material World (WEBINAR)

Course Number: M-7003WN
Credit: 7 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Raymond M. Burynski, Jr.
Scheduled: Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 9:00am - 4:50pm ET (8am CT, 7am MT, 6am PT)
Type: Live Interactive Webinar
Price: $419.90 $279.90   (Discount Ends:04/17/2019 at midnight)
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In Engineering Triumphs: Living Large and Material World , you'll learn ...

  • How engineers use diverse technical fields to turn imagination into reality
  • How “little” unique engineering achievements drive the ability of the world to “Live Large”
  • How the innovative selection of materials can make engineering projects successful


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Design engineers draw upon diverse technical fields in their quest to turn imagination into reality. New challenges bring new problems. The design engineer must seek candidate solutions, analyze options, and ultimately make decisions affecting the success of each project.

Each of the two sections of the Engineering Triumphs presentation is a series of case studies united by an underlying theme. Segments include a technical discussion on some of a project’s critical challenges and innovative solutions. Inclusion of the background, options, and future implications presents the technologies in context for a better overall understanding.

The first portion of the discussion is called Living Large. Large machines and structures inspire us like no other engineering achievement. While their size alone might be impressive enough, many of the underlying technologies are often quite innovative in their own right. Living Large examines some of these successes through discussions of cement preheaters, the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, the Airbus 380, and mining industry grinding mills.

The second portion is entitled Material World. This presentation examines how designers solve problems through material selection. Material World explores the innovative use of materials in diverse applications, such as armor, space exploration, and industrial equipment. Also included is a straightforward technique for reviewing material choices on an environmental basis.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • The fundamentals and design principles of cement preheaters
  • Solutions to challenges faced by the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge designers
  • The implications of building the world’s largest passenger jet
  • How engineers design large mining industry grinding mills
  • Suspension bridge history and overview
  • Akashi Kaikyo Bridge main cable design
  • Effects of aircraft size on design and logistics
  • Introduction to tumbling mills
  • Large fastener solutions
  • Operating principles of gearless mill drives
  • Some unique armor design solutions
  • The applications of aerogels in space exploration
  • A method for assessing environmental impact of material selection
  • How porous ceramics were used in the redesign a fluid bed conveyor
  • Basics of auxetic materials
  • Auxetic materials in armor and other applications
  • Aerogels as insulating materials.
  • Aerogels for collection of space dust.
  • Introduction to Ashby plots.
  • Use of Ashby plots for environmental design.
  • Introduction to porous ceramic materials.
  • Applications of porous ceramics in fluid bed conveyors.
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Webinars earn PDH credits for engineers in all states, unless otherwise stated in the literature for a specific webinar. For more details, check your state requirements.

ATTENTION NEW YORK, WISCONSIN AND IOWA ENGINEERS: Your states specifically require a certain number of "live" credit hours as a part of your PDH requirement. This webinar is provided by Decatur Professional Development, LLC and has been accepted by the New York State Board to fulfill this requirement. This webinars also meets the "live training" requirements of the Wisconsin and Iowa Boards.

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