Sunday, December 16, 2012

Famous Engineers




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Akhil Madhani - Robot that operates inside human body
Alfred Nobel
Alois Langer - Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator.
A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Aeronautical engineer, President of India

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Boris Yelsin - President, Russia
Bradford Parkinson, Dr. - GPS
Buzz Aldrin - Second man to walk on moon
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Charles Kao - Fibre optics
Charles Townes - Nobel Laureate
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Deve Gowda - Civil engineer, Prime Minister of India
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Earl Bakken - External wearable pacemaker

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Frank Gilbreth - Motion Study, Therbligs
Frederick Winslow Taylor - Scientific Management

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George De Mestral - Velcro
Godfrey Hounsefield - Nobel Laureate

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Harrington Emerson - Principles of Efficiency
Helen Greiner - Robot
Henri Fayol - General and Industrial Management
Henry Ford
Hideki Shirakawa - Nobel Laureate
Hu Jintao - President,China
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Ivan Getting - GPS
Jairam Ramesh - Cabinet Minister India
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Jack Kirby,  Dr.
Jack Welch - CEO, GEC
Jerome H. Levenson - Bar code system (more than 500 patents)
Jimmy Carter - President, USA

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Ken Kutaragi - Playstation
Kurien Verghese - Amul Man, India

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Lee Iacocca - CEO,Chrysler
Leonid Brezhnev - President, USSR

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Manohar Parricker - Chief Minister, Goa, India
Martin Cooper, Dr. - Mobile phone
Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya - Engineers day in India
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N.R. Narayana Murty - Chairman, Infosys, India
Neil Armstrong - First man to walk on moon
Nolan Bushnell - Video Games,Atari
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Paul Latter, Prof - Nobel Laureate
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Sreedharan, E. - Metroman of India
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Theodore Maiman - Operable laser
Tim Berners Lee - Internet - WWW - Nobel Laureate
Tony Faddell - Invention - IPod
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Walter Brattain - Nobel Laureate
Willem Kolff - Kidney dialysis machine
Wilson Greatbatch - Medical cardiac pacemaker

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Yasser Arafat

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Resources

Famous Engineers of 19 century - 1888 book
http://archive.org/details/famousengineerso00laysiala
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Saturday, December 15, 2012

Solar Home Lamps - India - 2012


Solar home lamps are being supplied in Haryana with a subsidy of 2500 per lamp. Each lamp costs Rs, 3900

http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/subsidised-solar-lamps-for-haryana-households/390350/

Solar Street Lights - 2012


Sirsa District, Haryana installed Solar street lights in all villages of the district.(2012)

6600 systems sanctioned. May be 5000 installed (to be checked)

Specifications

The systems comprise of a 74 W solar panel, 11W CFL and 12V battery. The
project falls under the Off-grid solar photo voltaic applications scheme which is a part of the
Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission. Each system costs Rs 18900 along with a 2 year warranty period. With an additional Rs 100 the manufacturers have included a maintainance contract for 3 years.


http://re.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in/files/file/28th%20september-sirsa%20report.pdf


Details of NABARD Empanelled Solar systems suppliers in India
http://mnre.gov.in/file-manager/UserFiles/list_manufacturers_SPV_NABARD.pdf

Solar Street Lights from Ammini

http://www.ammini.com/group.aspx?type=product&gname=Solar%20Street%20Lighting%20System%20(CFL)&gid=290

11 W CFL street lights

http://www.ammini.com/details.aspx?type=product&gname=Solar%20Street%20Lighting%20System%20(CFL)&pid=120255&product=Suntron-11W

Monday, December 10, 2012

3D Printing Materials



Bio-compatible materials
http://objet.com/3d-printing-materials/bio-compatible

High temperature materials
http://objet.com/3d-printing-materials/high-temperature

ABS Like materials
http://objet.com/3d-printing-materials/abs-like

Some more materials
http://objet.com/3d-printing-materials



Titanium, nickel-base superalloys, stainless steels and tool steels are also being used in 3D printing process.
http://www.optomec.com/Additive-Manufacturing-Technology/Laser-Additive-Manufacturing



Porous titanium scaffolds fabricated using a rapid prototyping and powder
metallurgy technique
Garrett E. Ryan, Abhay S. Pandit, and Dimitrios P. Apatsidis,
Biomaterials 29 (2008) 3625–3635