Complete a Graduate Research Project

When you do a research project at the graduate level, you have to look at it as a professional project, rather than another homework assignment. Not only does your research project require more in the way of in-depth research; it may be published by the school. This can lead to many professional opportunities for you, […]

Plan for the Details of Your New Engineering Project

Plan for the Details of Your New Engineering Project If you are working on a new engineering project, you are probably pretty excited to start this new endeavor. New projects are always fun, but if you don’t take the right steps, all that fun can cause you to destroy the fruits of your own labor. […]

Engineering Notebooks as Legal Documents for Patent Development

Earning a patent on your work takes a great deal of time, effort, and documentation. The process for getting a patent requires that applicants keep detailed, chronological notes that are clear and concise. They must show specific dates along the path of development. In addition, the applicant must also have someone who is not an […]

Clean Room Basics

Clean Room Basics In a manufacturing application, a clean room is an environmentally controlled space where goods are manufactured. There are specific limits to the number of airborne particles that are acceptable in this environment, and eliminating their presence is a matter of extreme control. Contaminants to the space can have a detrimental effect on […]

Archival Pens for Scrapbooking and Personal Historians

Ever since the movie Roots hit TV screens back in 1977, people have longed to either research their own family history, or preserve what they already know. Some of these family historians collect and preserve historical documents, such as birth and death records, marriage certificates, religious documents and a host of other paper documents. Others […]

Cleanrooms and Appropriate Notebooks

If you have never worked in a clean room, then you may be unfamiliar with its purpose, or even the term. A clean room, simply put, is one that strives to maintain a low level of environmental pollutants, including dust, chemical vapors, airborne particles, and others. These rooms are usually found in manufacturing facilities or […]

Best Writing Utensils for Students

Writing utensils seem like such simple things, don’t they? Yet each one has their own purpose, and every person has their own preference. Math teachers prefer to never get papers that are completed in ink. College professors tend to prefer work that is done using a pen. Art instructors prefer to use completely different methods, […]