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Future of Engineering

Mechatronics Engineering Our robotic reality A Mechatronics Engineer uses skills in both electronic and mechanical engineering alongside Software Engineers and other specialists to create machines capable of performing complex tasks. When you think of a future where drones deliver your pizza by air and cars drive themselves you’re imagining the work of Mechatronics Engineering. Mechatronics […]

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How Semi-conductor chips evolved

NEW YORK — A small electronic component that has caused one of most dramatic outpourings of technological progress in human history turned 60 last week. The integrated circuit, better known as the semiconductor chip, has unleashed change comparable to the Industrial Revolution by making the computer revolution and the digital age possible. Today there are far […]

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Engineering options in India

Engineering has been and is likely set to continue as one of the most popular undergraduate courses being pursued by students in India. The fact that more than 13 lakh engineering aspirants had registered to appear for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2018 (the national level common entrance exam for admission to engineering colleges,) according to […]

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Civil Engineering: The first branch

It is difficult to determine the history of emergence and beginning of civil engineering, however, that the history of civil engineering is a mirror of the history of human beings on this earth. Man used the old shelter caves to protect themselves of weather and harsh environment, and used a tree trunk to cross the […]

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What is Engineering?

The words engine and ingenious are derived from the same Latin root, ingenerare, which means “to create.” The early English verb engine meant “to contrive.” Thus the engines of war were devices such as catapults, floating bridges, and assault towers; their designer was the “engine-er,” or military engineer. The counterpart of the military engineer was the civil engineer, who […]

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First of all, to use a technical term: “no duh.” For almost any new technology, there’s typically a big differential between what the tech journalists and analysts are implying everybody’s doing with that technology and what…everybody’s doing with that technology. Second, while the context is that Gartner’s survey found “Just26 percent are already deploying, piloting, or […]

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Veracity in Big Data

Here we talk a lot about the 4 V’s of Big Data: volume, variety, velocity, and veracity. There is one “V” that we stress the importance of over all the others—veracity. Data veracity is the one area that still has the potential for improvement and poses the biggest challenge when it comes to big data. With […]

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Various forms of data

Data types involved in Big Data analytics are many: structured, unstructured, geographic, real-time media, natural language, time series, event, network and linked. It is necessary here to distinguish between human-generated data and device-generated data since human data is often less trustworthy, noisy and unclean. A brief description of each type is given below.   Structured […]