Monthly Archives: July 2016

Structural Engineering

Structural engineering — a specialty within the field of civil engineering — focuses on the framework of structures, and on designing those structures to withstand the stresses and pressures of their environment and remain safe, stable and secure throughout their use. In other words, structural engineers make sure that buildings don’t fall down and bridges…

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The GE 90-30 series PLC

The GE 90-30 series PLC was introduced in 1991. Last year on 10/1/15, the 90-30 series was moved to “Mature” status. Per GE policy, the 90-30s will be discontinued 2 years after becoming mature. This means that on 10/1/17, it will be obsolete and GE will only offer repair services, but no new parts. The…

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Food Processing Engineering

Food Processing engineers utilize the latest innovative technology to process, package, preserve and improve food products. This type of engineer works in combination with the agricultural and food processing industry to ensure food safety, supply, nutrition and value. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in agriculture, life sciences or food sciences is typically required to…

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You begin your day with your project manager, reviewing all that has progressed so far in your current project.  After reviewing various options, you are ready to move on to phase two of your design.   You then email other members of your design team and tell them about what was discussed with the PM,…

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Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineer An electrical engineer is someone who designs and develops new electrical equipment, solves problems and tests equipment, and ensures power reaches all devices that need it. They work with all kinds of electrical devices, from the smallest of chips to large power producers. Electrical engineering deals with electricity, electro-magnetism and electronics. It also covers power,…

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Here are some quick ideas on drone services for the construction industry. Surveying: You can use drones to quickly survey your job site and build maps. Tracking Progress: You can easily demonstrate progress on site with pictures from above with a drone. Monitoring Job Sites: Daily Drone use would provide excellent job site monitoring and…

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Mining in the Western US Written by David Brown P.E., Vice President of Engineering The first exposure that many of us had to mining was through Western movies or television shows. Some of us remember scenes of the twenty mule teams hauling Borax out of Death Valley; or the cranky old prospector wandering the desert mountains of…

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Precision Systems Engineering In-house Expertise to Serve Heavy Industry Worldwide Based in Sandy, Utah, Precision Systems Engineering (PSE) has been providing a strong suite of engineering services for industrial clients for 25 years. Founded with a strong team including Brent Maxwell, current president, the business incorporates in-house expertise and strikes a balance between personalized services and broad capabilities. “We are large…

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