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16October 2023

The October Ethical Dilemma: Gift-Sharing of a Hotel Suite

October 16th, 2023|Categories: Ethical Dilemma|8 Comments

Engineer Bob is director of engineering with a large governmental agency that uses many engineering consultants. Engineer Alan is a principal in a large engineering firm that performs services for that agency.

2October 2023

Releasing Radioactive Water from Fukushima: An Engineering Perspective

October 2nd, 2023|Categories: Tuesday Tidbits|2 Comments

In 2023, Japan made the monumental move to begin releasing treated radioactive water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster into the ocean. The decision was mired in controversy, met with both support and opposition from international bodies, neighboring countries, and environmental groups.

28September 2023

Lessons Learned: The Denver International Airport Automated Baggage-Handling System

September 28th, 2023|Categories: Friday Famous Failures|5 Comments

The Denver International Airport (DIA) is renowned for its iconic tent-like structure, but it is also infamous in engineering and project management circles for its ambitious yet flawed automated baggage-handling system. This system, which was intended to revolutionize the airport industry, instead became a case study in the pitfalls of over-ambitious engineering and poor project management.

21September 2023

PDH 101: 6 Reasons Your Board Might Reject Your PDH: A Guide for Engineers

September 21st, 2023|Categories: PDH 101|0 Comments

However, there are times when an engineering board might reject PDH submissions. Understanding these potential pitfalls can help you better plan your continuing education and ensure that each hour you invest counts toward your professional development.

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