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When Did Project Management Start?

From software to infrastructure works, we cannot understand today’s world without project management. But when did project management start? In this article, we answer this and other questions about this interesting discipline.  When Did Project Management Start? When you think of project management you probably imagine people working on cutting-edge projects using software to help…

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What Is a Plat Map?

If you are familiar with real estate or engineering design, you may have heard the word “plat” thrown around quite often. Now, if you have been wondering what plat maps are and who uses them, you’re in luck — just keep reading to discover the answers.  What Is a Plat Map? Simply put, a plat…

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Are Design Engineers in Demand?

Today we answer one of the most commonly asked questions (at least on Google) about engineering design: are Design Engineers in Demand? Are Design Engineers in Demand? It’s not surprising that some of the most common questions about engineering design are about job prospects.  Engineering is a field known for its many professional opportunities, and…

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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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