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What Is a Kaizen Event?

Kaizen events are a key component of the production method known as lean manufacturing. Keep reading to learn more about kaizen events and their importance to engineering design. What Is a Kaizen Event? Let’s begin by drawing a clear distinction between kaizen and kaizen events. The term “kaizen” is a Japanese word that can be…

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What Is Civil Engineering Design?

Today we take a closer look at one of the most interesting and complex types of engineering design: Civil engineering design. Keep reading to learn more! What Is Civil Engineering Design? Civil engineering design is a discipline that aims to produce designs, drawings, and technical specifications for heavy civil infrastructure. The term “heavy infrastructure” includes…

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What Is CFD?

What Is CFD?

Today we take a closer look at CFD, one of the most interesting tools at the disposal of design engineers. Keep reading to learn more. What Is CFD? CFD stands for Computational Fluid Dynamics. As the name implies, CFD allows design engineers to simulate the motion of fluids using a computer. Here, the term “fluid”…

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Some Essential Terms to Understand Project Management (Part 1)

Some Essential Terms to Understand Project Management (Part 1)

Project management is extremely useful but also packed with terms whose meaning can be obscure to the uninitiated. From “Activity” to “Kanban,” here’s the first part of our list of essential terms to understand project management. Activity Project managers call “activity” any scheduled phase in the deployment of a project. Activities have well-defined beginning and…

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What Is Project Management?

What Is Project Management?

Chances are good that you are already aware that project management is essential to the creation of all kinds of goods of products. But what is project management, exactly? Let’s take a closer look at this new and fascinating discipline. What Is Project Management? Project management can be defined as the application of tools, skills,…

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