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This paper, by scholars at Purdue University in building construction management and computer graphics technology, discusses building information modeling (BIM) and its incorporation into several academic departments at Purdue. The paper discusses integration of BIM in these departments: Computer...
This paper discusses a process for non-routine maintenance work on aircrafts developed by a graduate class in the Aviation Technology Department at Purdue University. This futuristic process of the non-routine system shows promise for reducing cycle time and improving the standardization of work in...
This paper, by Jonathan Hill, Kevin Ball, and Majdi Atallah, all of the University of Hartford, covers human performance monitoring using a research-oriented wireless system. Monitor systems and sensor units are discussed in depth. A present status and summary are also included. 
This paper, written by Professor Jerome Antonio of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and Professor Saeed Moaveni of Minnesota State University Moorhead, explores the possibilities of collaboration between international academic institutions given globalization.  Both authors are...
This lecture, created by Alaa Khamis of German University in Cairo, serves as an introductory lesson on robotics. Beginning with an outline, the entire presentation is structured in sections, including: What is a Robot?, What is Robotics?, Science Fiction, Science Facts, Robots Today, Robot...
3D ContentCentral is a free service for locating, configuring, downloading, and requesting 2D and 3D parts and assemblies, 2D blocks, library features, and macros. Users can join an active community of 1,279,870 CAD users who share and download user contributed and supplier-certified 2D and 3D parts...
Screenshot for, created by Joe Eck, is a "non-profit, non-affiliated website intended to introduce beginners and non-technical people to the world of superconductors." To this end, Eck's website contains sections such as "What is a Superconductor?" and "The History of Superconductors,"...
This website provides a variety of quick-reference resources pertaining to Ohm's/Watts law, wire gauge sizes, resistor color code, and calculators that automatically provide answers when numerical values are entered. As it is explained on the site, "Ohm's law (named after the German physicist...
This book, written by Jacques Chaurette, describes how pressure can be determined anywhere within a pump system. As explained by Chaurette: "The inlet and outlet of a pump are two locations where pressure is of special interest. The difference in pressure head between these two points is known as...
Screenshot for Roller Coaster Design Challenge
In this exercise, created by Anna Jensen, students take part in a roller coaster design challenge. As part of the challenge, students will attempt to optimize ride time and thrills for the prospective rider while also trying to keep costs reasonable. The exercise, designed with the intention of...
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