Monthly Archives: May 2010

Engineering Job Satisfaction and Women in Engineering

Got a couple of interesting links today, one on the levels of job satisfaction (happiness at work) of engineers, and another on women in science technology engineering and math (STEM) careers. First off: the Engineering Job Satisfaction Article by Mechanical … Continue reading

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Format databases and tables with Magic/Replace

I found a free tool that will automatically, intelligently let you format tables of data or databases: Magic/Replace Basically, you feed it columns of data, and make a change to the first row. And then it will do it’s best … Continue reading

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Estimate Air Pollution with Emissions Factors (AP 42)

The U.S. EPA can help you calculate "typical" air pollution from different emissions sources in the U.S. including fired heaters, refineries, agricultural, chemical and metallurgical industries, etc. Just check out this cool report, AP 42 Compilation of Air Pollutant Emission … Continue reading

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Candidate College: How to become a politician

Ever thought of running for a political office? This post will show you a video-taped conference where speakers, including successful politicians, try and give some advice about what to do and what to expect.  I also include summary notes if … Continue reading

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