Turbomachinery Makes the World Go ‘Round

Turbomachinery Makes the World Go ‘Round

Published on March 11, 2010
Ok, ‘turbomachines’ don’t actually make the world ‘go round, but they h...

Where the Wind Comes Sweeping Down the Plain…

Where the Wind Comes Sweeping Down the Plain…

Published on February 9, 2010
If you thought I was talking about Oklahoma, think again. In my last 3D Perspectives blog post,...

Composites of Sailing Innovation

Composites of Sailing Innovation

Published on February 2, 2010
Is it a bird . . . a plane . . . or . . . ?  No! It’s a World Speed Sailing Yacht! I studied Ae...

It’s More Than Just Water Over the Dam

It’s More Than Just Water Over the Dam

Published on January 19, 2010
I grew up in Keokuk, Iowa, exploring the rugged, tree-covered bluffs of the Mississippi River, ...

Why Are My Street Lights Off?

Why Are My Street Lights Off?

Published on December 1, 2009
My first thought was the lights were out due to a storm, an accident, or a fire. But there was ...

Gentlemen, we have a plane! Big Frog.

Gentlemen, we have a plane! Big Frog.

Published on November 26, 2009
A few months ago, we welcomed a project with the strange name of Big Frog in the Passion for In...

Sunshine Hearts C-Pulse Enters U.S. Clinical Trial

Sunshine Hearts C-Pulse Enters U.S. Clinical Trial

Published on October 16, 2009
The C-Pulse, an innovative heart pump designed by Sunshine Heart with the help of Abaqus FEA so...

Green Oil? A View from Offshore Europe 2009

Green Oil? A View from Offshore Europe 2009

Published on September 11, 2009
We all consume energy every day with almost everything we do. And like energy companies, we nee...

Dem Dry Bones Can Be Painful

Dem Dry Bones Can Be Painful

Published on September 4, 2009
As kids, I am sure many of us were encouraged to sing the old spiritual tune “Dem Dry Bones.” T...

Ohio Drivers May Paint Local Bridge FEA Red

Ohio Drivers May Paint Local Bridge FEA Red

Published on August 31, 2009
Hi everyone, First, welcome back from your summer adventures! I’m surfacing after some time awa...