Twenty One 21st Century Engineering Challenges
At the end of the 21st century the state of the world may very well depend on how successfully human beings were in solving the following 21 challenges. Let’s look at each challenge briefly and we will cover each topic in more detail.
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True Hybrid Portable Ultrasonic Flow Meter
Don’t head out to the jobsite without the NEW DXN Portable Ultrasonic Flow Meter from ALLPRONIX. The DXN gives you unprecedented levels of portable ultrasonic flow measurement with a 7” colour touchscreen interface that adapts to suit the needs of your application and a compact design that puts everything you need in one convenient over-the-shoulder bag.
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The Big Comeback of HVAC
During the Great Recession, almost every sector of the economy suffered. Thanks to the housing crisis that many say precipitated the fall, the construction industry was especially hard hit. Both residential and commercial construction fell dramatically, and in turn the need for new HVAC systems also dropped.
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Hydroelectricity a Growing Source of Renewable Energy Worldwide
Hydroelectricity, a renewable source of energy, accounted for 16% of global electricity last year and hydroelectricity grew at just 3% last year. There are five types of dams: arch dams, gravity dams, arch-gravity dams, barrages, and embankment dams and many uses of dams from producing electricity to altering the flow of rivers.
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New ElectroCraft AxialPower Plus and L3 Linear Actuators

Based on modified hybrid stepping motors, ElectroCraft’s AxialPower Plus linear actuators are capable of producing linear forces up to 800 pounds and resolutions up to 0.000125" per 1.8° step. read more
New Solar Energy Chips 100 Times More Efficient

Scientists working at the Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences (SIMES) have just announced an innovation in a solar energy device that will make it 100 times more efficient than its previous design in converting sunlight and heat into electricity. read more
Higher and More Accurate Monitored Power in the Field

The new EP9214 power distributor box enables the local distribution and switching off of the power supply, providing the ability to exceed the power limitation specified by typical M8 plug connectors. read more
Voith Torque Converters – Walks the Torque

“This hydrodynamic torque converter with combined speed and torque variation is mainly used on hyperbolic or constant torque applications or any mixed characteristic“, explains Derain Pillay – Voith Divisional Manager – Energy, Oil & Gas. read more
Ferrari LaFerrari Hybrid Boost 963HP

Been kicking yourself ever since you missed out on the chance to own a brand new Enzo? Here’s your chance to make up for it. The awkwardly-named Ferrari LaFerrari ($TBA) is the company’s new limited-series flagship, offering F1-level technology in a stunning road-legal package. read more
New Low Cost OEM Optical Fluid Switch

To complement our range of premium Optical Fluid Switches, we have designed a very low cost Optical Fluid Switch for under £3/€3.50/$4 to support volume, OEM customers with price sensitive opportunities. read more
Relays Eliminating Pump Motor Damage

Pumps are indispensable in mining, petroleum recovery, pipelines, refining and many manufacturing operations, therefore any failure can cause costly unscheduled downtime. read more
N55 Walking Houses are Transforming Human Life

Denmark is on the way to a green and sustainable future already having achieved 20% renewable energy and a plan to reach 100% by 2050. Most of Denmark’s renewable energy comes from wind turbines... read more
Light Marks the Spot on Medical Implants

Although laser marking may seem a straightforward task when compared, for instance, to developing wrist implants or artificial hips, poor marking systems can introduce pinch points in the manufacturing process or even stop the line entirely in the event of failure. read more
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