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Engineering Information Sites

Resource Guide for Future Girl Engineers (Thanks to Sydney for the link)
Learn more about how engineering, technology and other related topics can help encourage girls and women to start studying these areas

Analog Circuit Simulator Applet
Demonstrates various electronic circuits

Engineer Girl
For you ladies who are engineers, or thinking about it

The National Academy of Engineering
Promoting the technological welfare of the nation


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Writing A Good Objective Statement For Your Resume

If you are looking for a permanent position with a company, some people feel it is important to have a good objective statement for your resume.

Personally, I never used an objective statement. It always seemed a bit redundant to me. The mere submission of my resume seemed to state my objective clearly enough.

Besides, how many times have you seen something like this?

“Seeking a challenging position which will enable me to utilize my extensive skills, continue my professional development and provide opportunity for growth and advancement”.

Jeesh – talk about a rubber stamp . . .

However, if you feel you need to have an objective statement, make it unique. Also, make it work for you. Continue reading Writing A Good Objective Statement For Your Resume

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Engineering Tip: Use the Internationally Recognized Phonetic Alphabet

During the course of your engineering duties, how many times have you tried to communicate a lengthy part number over the phone, only to experience frustration?

For example, let’s say you are on the phone with a vendor and you want to buy a part with the number NM5924SFCZ. After you tell the vendor the part number, she looks for it on her computer but can’t find it.

You tell her that you just bought one a few weeks ago.

She says, “You want NN9924FFCC, right?” Continue reading Engineering Tip: Use the Internationally Recognized Phonetic Alphabet

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The Tricks To Writing An Engineering Resume That Scores

For those of us who are engineers or technicians, resume writing can be pretty tough. Most of us don’t like to write; we like to program things and build stuff.

But the reality of life in the technical world is that, first, you have to get a job. Getting a job as an engineer starts first with getting the attention of a potential employer and that is where a professional resume comes into play. Continue reading The Tricks To Writing An Engineering Resume That Scores

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Globe Valve

A Globe valve is a type of valve used for regulating flow in a pipeline, consisting of a movable disk-type element and a stationary ring seat in a generally spherical body. Continue reading Globe Valve