Sunday, December 27, 2015

December - Engineers Birthdays

28  Linus Torvalds - linux system
KARRY Banks Mullis - Chemistry N W
William Draper Harkins - predicted existence of neutrons

29 Henry Gaston Busignirs - invented HF/DF system
Alexander Parkes - produced plastic first
Charles Goodyear - inventor of vulvanisation process
Charles MACINTOSH - invented rubberized water proof cloth. Patented steel making process

30 RodneyAllen Brookes - Aautonomous robots

John Milnr - Seismograph


Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Toyota Motor's remodeled Prius hybrid 2015

Toyota Motor's remodeled Prius hybrid. The car is available for sale in Japan in Decemer 2015. It will be available in other markets in January 2016.

The car is 25% more fuel-efficient than its predecessor.  It is due to  a revamped gasoline engine and a design that reduces air resistance. The company claims mileage of 40.8km per liter of gas

The new Prius prices in Japan range  from 2.42 million to 3.39 million yen ($19,500 to $27,300). In Japan, the sales estimate is  monthly sales of 12,000 units.

SkyDeck, A Bubble-style Window in Air Planes

The company says SkyDeck will transform in-flight entertainment.

Windspeed Technologies, a private aerospace engineering services company, has come out with this new in-flight entertainment.

The company’s website describes SkyDeck as a “semi-external location” that gives passengers a more fuller view of the space around  than they’d get from a regular window seat.