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Newsletter 6

Perseverance Required

Engineering skills can be used to create or improve almost anything, from boxes and bags to toasters for sausages. Frequently though, the process requires more perseverance than revelation. The twists …

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Newsletter 5

Ethical Responsibilities of Engineers

Engineers have inherent ethical responsibilities. Safety is a primary concern so we try to learn from mistakes and accidents and are obligated to continuing professional development. (See news item in …

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Newsletter 4

A Competitive World

It’s a competitive world. Companies seek an advantage through technology and from high calibre people. While engineering advances can make product development more efficient and open up new fields and …

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Martin Fandrich Chair of APEG Fraser Valley

Martin Fandrich, PEng, of Bannerman Consultants has been named chair of the Fraser Valley branch of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC). APEGBC governs the engineering…

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Newsletter 3


Perspective. Once in a while it is beneficial to take a step back from the details and look at the bigger picture. As shown in the following articles, this can …

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Newsletter 2

Exact Constraint and Best Practices

These articles discuss best practice and several current research topics. In design best practice, constraints are considered in order to maximize reliability while best practice in team leadership aims to …

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Newsletter 1

Amazing Fininte Element Analysis

Hopefully your interest will be piqued by the selection of articles that follow. One of the benefits of staying current in engineering techniques is exposure to a lot of different …