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Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corporation - Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corporation is a leading provider of Aerospace hardware. They specialize in the design and development in imaging and precision attitude control. Ball Aerospace and DigitalGlobe have been working together since the mid 90’s and Ball has been a key partner in meeting the increased demand for earth imaging and enhancing the geospatial information market. With the success of QuickBird, which was launched in 2001, images as small as 2 feet can be identified. Because of this, the two Companies merged their technologies and started working towards higher resolution capabilities in the aerospace industry....   [tags: Business, Aerospace Hardware, Digital Globe] 907 words
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A Closer Look at Aerospace engineers - An aerospace engineer is a planer and builder of things such as planes, missiles, helicopters, weapons, and many things involving aerodynamics. Aerospace engineers are very important in today’s time, because they are key in creating and innovating new flying machines. They have been important in keeping todays transport and trade systems alive and thriving (“Aerospace Engineers Aerospace”). Aerospace engineers also test many different types of aircraft over and over again to make sure they are safe for the public....   [tags: designer/builder of things aerodynamic]
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Statement of Motivation as an Aerospace Engineer - I aspire to gain academic and research experience in the area of Aerospace Engineering and I believe that the graduate program in Aerospace Engineering at Nanyang Technical University in collaboration with TU Munich offers me a good opportunity to learn and work with some of the most renowned faculty in these areas. I have developed keen interest in mechanical sciences especially in the areas of finite element methods, aerodynamics and CAD during my under graduation in Mechanical Engineering (B.Tech) at Amrita University which evolved further when I joined Infosys as a Design Engineer....   [tags: graduate, mechanic, degree] 826 words
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The Regulation of Chromium at GKN Aerospace - GKN Aerospace has been a place of employment for me as an electrician for fifteen years. GKN’s business is in the designing and manufacturing of composite and metallic aero structures. These aero structures are then sold to a wide array of companies. Some of GKN’s customers are Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Airbus and many others. The aero structures are built and designed for use in military and commercial aircraft, aircraft-engines, guided missiles and space vehicles. GKN Aerospace has been in business for over one hundred years....   [tags: Environmentalism, Business]
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A Career in Aerospace Engineering - Aerospace engineering while difficult to become, Is an extremely rewarding occupation that provides numerous benefits with challenging and important work. This profession so to say fuels many aspects of modern life from transportation to satellite operated devices, along with anything rocket related. The industry is growing, and will continue to be needed due to the listed applications. With a college education, a job in this field can be attained if one is willing to work hard in order to help others and in turn receive more than fair compensation....   [tags: professional choices]
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A Career in Aerospace Engineering - In this plain stark white room, people are crowded around a glass table with a giant drafting sheet laid across, tension nearly bursting out the door. The director of the group sighs “We need to make this plane safer, the test pilot nearly crashed in the prototype.” they replied with silence still struggling to brainstorm. It was all on their minds, but pressure was hindering their ability, after all the deadline to the SAE 2028 Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference (ASTC) is next month. “Let’s start with identifying the cause of the problem.” the boss finally says, breaking the long silence....   [tags: professional/academic choices]
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Graduate Studies in Aerospace Engineer - ... Though it was built for fun, I also used to compete among my friends. The planes flying for more distance or staying longer in air were declared as the winners in those competitions. To win in the competition, we used to build planes of various designs and tweak them to fly for longer distance or to stay more time in air. Though it was done unknowingly, today I can relate them with respect to endurance, fuel efficiency and design of a modern aircraft, which plays a crucial role in designing the aircraft....   [tags: aircraft, design, data, strees, analysis] 861 words
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Career Analysis: Aerospace Engineering - Aerospace engineering is a very difficult field to master. This field of engineering focuses on the “design, development, construction, testing, and operation of vehicles in the earth’s atmosphere or in space” (Britannica.com). Engineers often work in “specialized teams” that work on specific parts of a project. For example, teams could work on “aerodynamics, propulsion systems, structural designs, materials, avionics, and stability and control systems,” (Britannica.com). many engineers may “specialize” in a certain “aerospace product” like commercial aircraft, military fighter jets, helicopters, spacecraft, and missiles or rockets, (Bls.gov)....   [tags: Career Research ]
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Aerospace Engineering - Aerospace Engineering has paved the way for a vast majority of today’s modern technologies; it has contributed to the research and development of stealth, reconnaissance, and commercial aircraft. Aerospace engineering has made revolutionary breakthroughs in the development of both fighter jet and rocket designs, including pilot/passenger safety, thus forever changing the outlook of travel and warfare. One might ask; what is Aerospace engineering. Aerospace engineering is the branch of engineering that contributes to the design, development, and production of aircraft or related systems such as rockets, spacecraft, and missiles....   [tags: Engineering ]
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Aerospace Engineering - Aerospace Engineering has paved the way for most of modern day technologies; it has contributed to the development of stealth, reconnaissance, and commercial aircraft, its made revolutionary breakthroughs in both fighter jet and rocket designs including pilot/passenger safety, forever changing the outlook of travel and modern warfare and travel. One might say; what is Aerospace engineering. Aerospace engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with the design, development, and production of aircraft or related systems such as rockets, spacecraft and missiles; and is closely tied to aeronautical engineering and astronautical engineering (Aerospace Engineering)....   [tags: Engineering ]
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Aerospace Company: Boeing - The company I chose to look at from the fortune 500 company list was Boeing. “Boeing is the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined. Additionally, Boeing designs and manufactures rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. As a major service provider to NASA, Boeing is the prime contractor for the International Space Station. The company also provides numerous military and commercial airline support services....   [tags: commercial jetliners, successful business]
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Ethics in Aerospace - Ethics in Aerospace The aerospace industry is fairly new in our day in age. It has been recorded in history that the first flight ever by man took place in Kitty Hawk, NC roughly 100 years ago. Since that first model, drastic improvements have been made in aerospace technology. Aerospace has evolved from simple prop planes to sound barrier breaking jets and even to space shuttles. The very definition of aerospace in the adjective or active form is “of or relating to aerospace, to vehicles used in aerospace or the manufacture of such vehicles, or to travel in aerospace.” In general, aerospace deals with any dynamic manufactured vehicle that travels above the surface of the earth....   [tags: Flight Flying Essays]
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Aerospace Engineers - Aerospace engineers examine, analyze, design, produce, and occasionally install components that make up aircraft, spacecraft, high-altitude vehicles, and high-altitude delivery systems (missiles). Satisfaction with the romantic image of rocket building can buoy many engineers through the highly anonymous work environments that many of them face. Individuals don't assemble rockets; teams do, dozens of teams working in highly supervised coordination. An aerospace engineer plays some part on one of the teams, spending more of her time (roughly 70 percent) in a lab, at a computer, and assembling reports than doing anything else....   [tags: essays research papers] 547 words
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Aerospace Psychology - Aerospace Psychology 1. The complicated task of piloting an aircraft can be broken into two broad categories. The first is keeping the aircraft flying. The second is arriving at a given destination. The second is always being effected by the first. Unlike a car, small deviation in course can over great distances cause the aircraft to arrive hundreds of miles from the target destination. To successfully accomplish the task, safe arrival, the larger tasks can be sub-divided into three categories....   [tags: essays research papers] 645 words
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Aerospace Industry: Boeing Airplane Company’s Attempt to Utilize the Outsourcing Method - As with any business model, the aerospace industry strives to lower costs and increase profits. With this objective in mind, the practice of outsourcing has become increasingly popular. The concept of outsourcing the manufacture, production and design engineering to low-cost countries in order to reduce cost and increase profits has, in some cases resulted in the opposite effect. This study will explore the Boeing Airplane Company’s attempt to utilize the outsourcing method for its new 787 Dreamliner program....   [tags: history, expectations, network] 2384 words
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Overview of the Career of an Engineer - Someday in life everyone has to get a job either related to their career or to make their living. Most of the people who get job is related to one’s career. One of the booming career these days in engineering, and among them aerospace engineering is one of the highly paid career and really interesting to work in. In the career of aerospace engineering, engineers usually have to work really hard. In this field, one mostly work on building or designing aircrafts based on the requirement. To be a successful aerospace engineer one needs to gain a lot of education and should be able to work in any environment....   [tags: Aerospace Engineer, Career]
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The Importance of Ethics in a Workplace - World’s leading aerospace company, largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined...Boeing. Founded in 1916, by William Boeing in Seattle, Washington, Boeing has grown to be top company profiting $86 billion in 2013, ranking the company as the twenty-sixth on the “Fortune 500” list. I chose this prestige company because I have a major interest in aerospace and spacecrafts. I also have the aspiration, in the future, to work for a company like this as an aerospace engineer or pilot....   [tags: aircraft, aerospace, boeing]
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Interview with an Engineer Specialist - Interview with an Engineer Specialist The purpose of this assignment is to explore the profession I hope to be working for in the near future. My task for this assignment was to find an engineer who has a degree in Aerospace Engineering, which is the degree that I am pursuing. I had to set up an appropriate setting for an interview with that engineer. I also had to arrange interview questions which consists of their career information’s, requirement skills, and advices that would help me get prepare to work in the field of Aerospace Engineering....   [tags: Industry, Specialist, Aerospace] 1633 words
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Analysis of the Smoking Gun Memos - Analysis of the Smoking Gun Memos Part I: Introduction Two tragic incidents, the Challenger Space Shuttle crash of 1986, and the Three Mile Island near meltdown of 1979, have greatly devastated our nation. Both these disasters involved failures of communication among ordinary professional people, working in largely bureaucratic companies. Two memos called the “Smoking Gun Memos,” authored by R. M. Boisjoly, of Morton Thiokol, and D. F. Hallman, of Babcook and Wilcox, will always be associated these two incidents....   [tags: aerospace industry, engineering department]
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Experience and Master´s Program Entry Essay - The aircraft has become my dream machine since the first day I started working on it. I choose to become an aerospace engineer as I felt that the airplane can give wings to my dream of flying in air. I was recruited by a company called Infosys Limited after completing my under graduation majoring in Mechanical (Production) Engineering. My passion to understand aircraft design has motivated me to work on design of various fuselage components during the course of my career. I was always interested to know about how various components are sized and the math behind arriving at a particular cross-section, thickness etc....   [tags: Aerospace, Engineering, Programing] 940 words
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Racial Discrimination Kept Black People from Flying in Air Force - Colin Powell once observed that “a dream doesn’t become reality through magic, it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.” This principle is mirrored dramatically in the story of African Americans in aerospace history. The invention of the airplane in the first decade of the twentieth century sparked a revolution in modern technology. This new realm of powered flight rapidly altered modes of travel and recast the conduct of warfare. Aviation in the popular mind became associated with adventure and heroism....   [tags: aerospace, aviation, pilots] 886 words
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The Kennedy Space Center - Outer space has always intrigued the human mind. Ever since humans have inhabited the Earth, they have always looked to the heavens. Ptolemy, who lived over two thousand years ago, dreamed of being with the stars. He said, “I know that I am mortal by nature, and ephemeral; but when I trace at my pleasure the windings to and fro of the heavenly bodies I no longer touch the earth with my feet: I stand in the presence of Zeus himself and take my fill of ambrosia” (Tyson). At that time, reaching the “final frontier” was not even remotely possible....   [tags: Aerospace]
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Space Technolgy Programs - As a country we need to start investing more money and research into space technology. Programs currently exist for this effort, but the potential for research and progress is limited by a lack of funding; compared to other government funded programs, aerospace funding is pitiful. Continued research in space technology is a necessary step in our growth and development not just as a country but also as entire human race. If we are to achieve this goal, it is necessary to increase funding for space research and technology and consider the possibility of colonizing outer space....   [tags: energy efficient engines, aerospace] 1157 words
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The Failure of the De Havilland Comet Aircraft - The Failure of the De Havilland Comet Aircraft Following World War II and the jet engine technology that emerged largely toward its end, aerospace engineers knew well that the technology had great potential for use in the commercial aviation industry. The Comet was the first aircraft to utilize jet propulsion; however, its designers failed to consider the metallurgy of the aircraft’s materials under flight conditions or the consequences of their atypical window design. The aircraft was designed by Britain’s De Havilland Aircraft Company and entered service in May 1952....   [tags: Aerospace Technology Aircrafts Essays]
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Control Mechanism - Control Mechanisms By almost any standard, aerospace is one of the longest-term businesses there is. When Boeing makes a decision to go forward with a new commercial airplane, launch vehicle or a new communication system, they are making a decision on a product that will likely be in service for at least half a century. In addition, for this to be successful, it has to fit markets over that entire period. Boeing’s market strategies have long-term focus. They believe very strongly in network-centric operation (NCO) is the key to the future of the military....   [tags: Aerospace Industry Boeing flight] 1674 words
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Personal Statement: I Want to Revolutionize Our World - I Want to Revolutionize Our World When I was eight, I wanted to be an astronaut so I could explore the moon and go to the stars. Now that I am eighteen, I have decided I want to build the spacecraft that will take others to the moon and the stars. In my college experience, I want to gain the knowledge and insights that will enable me to fulfill my dream of designing and testing spacecraft. For the past three semesters, I have conducted research in the Aerospace Engineering Department at Mississippi State University....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 495 words
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Human Resources and Recruitment Statements - Preferred Approach 4.1 Enhance Recruiting Techniques The recruitment module stores and organizes applicant and vacancy files; this will aid Seabird Aerospace in matching candidates to jobs available, ensuring the position is filled with a qualified and quality employee. 4.2 Better Manage Personnel Information Seabird Aerospace will have instant access to every employee file, containing such information as performance reviews and absences. This access will help in determining which of the employees assets to the company are and which of them impede efficiency....   [tags: Employees, Training, Information] 628 words
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Hybrid Technology and The Porsche 918 - Hybrid technology, since its inception has been designed to reduce the impact of the combustion engine on the environment. However, the brand new generation of supercars from McLaren, Ferrari and Porsche has exploited the powerful aspects of the electric motor to enhance the capabilities of the internal combustion engine. Since the first glimpse of the Porsche 918 at the Geneva motor show in 2010 [Top Gear Australia, 2010], Porsche has endlessly continued to further research and develop the system to maximise the potential of the hybrid system....   [tags: engine, geneva motors, electric motor] 1750 words
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Analysis of United Technologies Corporation - Analysis of United Technologies Corporation United Technologies Corporation, UTC, was founded in 1934 as United Aircraft Corporation and has since become a global leader in the aerospace industry. UTC is a multi-faceted and diverse company comprised of both an aerospace division and a building and industrial systems side. The aerospace side is comprised of; of Pratt Whitney, UTC Aerospace Systems and Sikorsky helicopters. The industrial side is comprised of; Otis, Carrier and Kidde. Having such a diverse and global mix of business brings both stability and cross functional talent to every business unit across the globe....   [tags: business pllanning, financial analysis]
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Investing in the Boeing Company - ... "And the 787 is a top-notch product that airlines need to help them cut costs" (La Monica (CNN), 2013). Boeing’s stock is near the highest it has ever been. The Boeing Company clearly outsteps its peers in investment profitability. According to many investors, Boeing is more profitable that competitors such as Airbus, Lockheed Martin Corp., and Northup Grumman. “Unless something horrific happens to a Dreamliner, it seems unlikely that the stock is going to slow down any time soon” (La Monica (CNN), 2013)....   [tags: financial and business analysis]
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The Rivalry Between Boeing and Airbus - The Rivalry Between Boeing and Airbus The rivalry between Boeing and Airbus goes back a long way, when Boeing was by far the dominant supplier of commercial airplanes. Up until 1997, Boeing was the clear market leader on the passenger airplane market. Now the situation is less certain, as Airbus has overtaken its American competitor[1] not only in the domestic market but also in the world market, with its introduction of new models of passenger aircrafts. The main issue addressed in this article is that a 1992 U.S.-EU civilian aircraft pact allows too much European government support for Airbus, helping it sell more jetliners than Boeing, which had an 80% share in the market a decade ago....   [tags: Economics Airlines Aircrafts Essays]
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Goals in Life - My whole life I have always wanted to become a successful engineer, and graduate from the University of Cincinnati. Some of my goals in life are to go to the University of Cincinnati. Another one of my goals is to become some type of engineer. But as of right now I would like to be a aerospace engineer. To be honest I really don’t know what influenced me to want to become and engineer. But something about engineering always appealed to me for some reason. But lately my engineering teacher has had a positive impact on me and is really making me like engineering and the overall field....   [tags: Education Goals ] 1260 words
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Engineering Jobs and A Outline of Each - ... Environmental Engineering: Often tied with Civil Engineering., 3 traits of environmental engineering: • Disposal: industrial/residential-discarded products. • Remediation: cleaning of dirty site. • Prevention: working with corporations to decrease or exclude dangerous waste. Aerospace Engineering: Aerospace engineering is related to the science of air and spacecraft. Aerospace engineers deals with different kinds of flights, for example: balloon, solar wind, satellites, etc. moreover in this discipline, engineers must take into consideration the human limitations and the effect of their science on the human body....   [tags: civil, computer, electrial, environment] 625 words
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The Impact of Safety on the Aviation Industry - ... The impact of safety in aviation can only be defined by how management reacts to the implementation of a safety culture within the work environment. Defining safety as the textbook would depict “safety is the study of accidents and their avoidance demanding expertise in domains ranging from psychology and sociology through Information Technology to Management”.(Bartlett, C. 2008) How we interpret these words and apply safety to everyday operations is dependent on our abilities to absorb what we have learned....   [tags: management, burden, separation] 718 words
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Taking a Look at Engineering Disciplines - Engineering Disciplines: Civil Engineering: Civil engineering spotlights mainly structural issues: • Bridges and Highways & rapid transit systems • Skyscrapers, recreational facilities, houses Industrial Plants and Power Plants • Shipping Facilities and Railroad Lines • Pipelines, Gas Facilities, Canals, tunnels Structural engineers are the most usual category of civil engineer. They are mainly concerned with the truthfulness of the structure of building, bridges, dams and highways. Transportation engineers are concerned with design and construction of highways, railroads, and mass transit systems....   [tags: civil, electrical, agricultural, electrical] 869 words
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Russian Spaceport to Begin Construction - Russian Prime Minister Vladmir Putin announced that a new spaceport would begin construction, and that it would cost approximately 800 million dollars to build. It is expected to open in 2015, and will be geared towards a largely civilian clientele. This will be a major political security for Russia, which currently has to base its launches out of the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, which it rents. The location will be nearby the town of Uglegorsk, in the Far East Amur region of Russia, on the border of China....   [tags: Space]
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College Education Is Essential In Todays Society - College Education is Essential In Today's Society In today's society a college education is an essential part of pursuing a career. While in college a person can determine his strengths and weaknesses in whatever path he decides to take in life. A college education is also the first step in being self-sufficient and living by yourself. College life also gives a person a chance to express his ingenious and creative abilities and to supplement the skills that he learned in high school. City University will give me an unprecedented opportunity to achieve these goals and to reach a new plateau in my scholarly studies....   [tags: essays research papers] 422 words
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Saddling High Levels of Debt - Saddling High Levels of Debt During the 1970’s, the managers of Ling-Temco-Vought, Inc. (LTV)—manufacturers of aircraft and aircraft related electronics, borrowed heavily to exploit the advantage of financing operations with debt. At first the airlines were making profits; their operating income a lot higher than interest expenses. Unfortunately as the business cycle turned, the company was unable to continue making profits, reporting losses. Their expenses were a lot higher than their interest income....   [tags: essays research papers] 520 words
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Learning Journals on a Factory Collapse, Outsourcing and a Poisoning Scandal - Journal 1 - Rana Plaza Garment Factory Collapse In April 2013, an 8 storey garment factory, Rana Plaza, collapsed in Bangladesh and resulted in the worst accident in the garment production industry (Disaster at Rana Plaza; Corporate Social Responsibility, 2013). Since the disaster, building owners, associations and corporations have reflected, reacted and responded to the catastrophe. Unfortunately, the Rana Plaza catastrophe could have been prevented if the owner took action upon witnessing several hazards seen from the deterioration of the building....   [tags: japan, bangladesh, china]
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The Pros and Cons of Space Tourism´s Expansion - With the space program growing the space industry is seeing a greater demand in the market for space tourism. With these demands to venture out to space there are companies that are venturing out to make it an opportunity for humans to explore out to the stars. The world is now seeing companies making it their mission to do orbital, suborbital flights and even live in space. The space industry’s business and economics on the development of new space vehicles for future space tourism is a concern for these companies....   [tags: private market, space vehicles] 1207 words
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The Use of Lasser in Industrial Applications - 1. Identify a product that has been manufactured using laser processing (Cutting, welding, etc.) and describe what laser process has been used in it (4) 2. How was this part manufactured before lasers were used (2). 3. What are the advantages and disadvantages of using lasers instead the previous process in the case of this particular item (4). 4. Identify a company that manufactures this item or does the mentioned laser processing part. Briefly describe the operations of the company with a focus on its laser operations....   [tags: cutting, drilling, marking, forming]
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I Want to Pursue My Graduate Studies - By performing research that creates new understanding, new technologies and the potential for action, my purpose for pursuing graduate school at this phase of my life is to propel my professional presence and career. I believe strongly in the potential of graduate study and research to ameliorate the challenges of society to accelerate growth into new life changing solutions and drive progress in technology, the economy and other areas. A significant proportion of our better health, wealth and general wellbeing whether environmental, cultural, social or spiritual was made possible by the research performed by universities and through the actions of people who were drawing on the benefits of...   [tags: statement of purpose] 643 words
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Soft Computing Techniques Used in Engineering Fields - Soft computing techniques are set of nature-inspired computational methodologies which consider the computational utility of architectures and algorithms inspired by nature and their applications for solving mathematical problems. These are basically stochastic search techniques and are computationally efficient as they possess the ability of implementing distributed computing. Unlike traditional hard computing techniques, these set of techniques have the ability to deal with partial and noisy sets of data, tolerance to initial impression and providing a robust solution with the requirement of minimal computing resources....   [tags: Data, Structure, Damage Assessment] 1590 words
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The Future Of Civilan Space Travel - Space is a frontier that mankind has sought to concur for many years, but up until now if the average person entertained the idea of venturing into space within their lifetime they would not have been taken seriously by most, if not all, reasonable people. However, within the last few months several events have taken place that may lead that reasonable person to rethink his position on the matter of, privately funded civilian space travel. All this is now possible because a few people who shared a common goal gathered together and decided to further their cause for the benefit of all mankind....   [tags: Space Exploration Essays] 1358 words
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Internships for an Aeronautics Major - INTRODUCTION Background and Purpose Almost all students want an internship before they graduate from college. Internships are important to college students because it gives them experience in the field they want to go into. This is especially true in the Aviation field because most employers want a person who has a little bit of training or experience. Aeronautics is a very broad major with many options for internships. Depending on the course study built into the student’s Aeronautics degree, the student will either have limited or expanded options as far as internships....   [tags: Comparison, NASA, Space-X]
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Boeing and Airbus: Competition Analysis - ... Today, only the Next-Generation 737s are still in production. With the total order of 11774 and 7980 delivered aircraft, the 737 Family is the best selling airplane family between both Boeing and Airbus (The Boeing Company, 2014). Among the total number order and delivered 737s, the Next- Generation 737 Family has more than 6300 orders and 4400 of them have already been delivered. Considering the 737 MAX will not delivery until the beginning of 2017, the extended range version, 737-900ER, is the newest and the longest of the family....   [tags: history, company overview]
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Transportation Security Administration: Airport Protection - A major plane crash can change hundreds of lives. If the U.S. government was not monitoring airport security, not checking bags and or passengers, then it would have allowed many dangerous people to board an airplane. The 21st century is on high alert for passenger safety because if a terrorist boards a plane it can truly be a devastating situation. Airport security is important for the safety of passengers. Risks are associated with flying; in order to assure safety, passengers need to receive full body screening....   [tags: plane crash, airport security, tsa] 725 words
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EADS Corporate Controlling: Fate or Failure? - EADS Corporate Controlling: Fate or Failure. Abstract This report is intended to show various aspects of EADS (European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company EADS N.V.) activities throughout the months of performance crisis and the measures that were developed to counter it. Since the creation of EADS its performance was quite amazing - in a few years it became a serious threat to well established competitors of civil aviation and aerospace & defense industry. However, in the beginning of the year 2006 (and from internal perspective probably end of the year 2005) signs of relaxation could be noticed and inevitable delays in most important projects were about to be announced....   [tags: Business Analysis Management] 1985 words
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Japan's Mercantilism Policies - Japan’s policies of mercantilism have impeded its economic success for decades. Despite the countries numerous economic successes around the world, Japan has not reached its full economic potential. In the media, this argument has been framed with the classic American conservative and neoliberal bias-that Japan’s lack of free trade has led to this sudden urgency for them to diverge from their protectionist policies to more neoliberal policies in the future, that their current economic situation is not sustainable....   [tags: Economics]
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Management Planning at Boeing - Assignment: Management Planning Paper Management Theory Practice and Application With any company, organization, or corporation the first phase of any management is planning. This phase is very important to any company because many different planning functions and each planning function create a standard for each of its employees to follow. This paper will discuss the planning functions of management while looking at the Boeing Company. While looking at the different planning functions, this paper will also discuss and identify legal, ethical, and social responsibilities that impact Boeing....   [tags: Business Management] 1107 words
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Aviation Composites - For many years, aircraft designers had proposed theoretical concepts that they could not build because the materials they required were not yet in existence. The expression "unobtainium" is often used to classify resources that are sought after, but not yet available. For example, large air vehicles like the space shuttle would have been almost impossible to construct without heat-resistant ceramic tiles to protect them during reentry into the earth’s atmosphere. Composite materials have become extremely useful and since been adapted for aviation....   [tags: Aircraft Design, Development] 1067 words
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Micromechanical Modelling of Fiber Reinforced Metal Matrix Composites Subjected to Tensile Loading - 1. INTRODUCTION Many innovations in aerospace and transportation industries depend on high-performance structural materials. Metal-matrix composites (MMCs) have received considerable attention due to their superior physical, mechanical and thermomechanical properties as compared to those of most conventional materials. MMCs offer a high specific strength, stiffness and wear resistance, that is much higher than that of monolithic materials. They are also capable to survive higher temperature environments....   [tags: strength, stress, structural] 2045 words
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