Risk management for engineers

January 2018

I enjoyed reading the article “How safe can you really make it?” in the November/December 2017 issue of Engineering Dimensions. About 25 years ago we asked [more…]

Safety in manufacturing

January 2018

I opened my Engineering Dimensions today, excited to see the cover addressing the topic of safety. Then I read the article “How safe can you really make [more…]

No hope of understanding

January 2018

I have just read some of the letters to the editor in the September/October 2017 edition of Engineering Dimensions, and I am dumbfounded by the extent [more…]

Redefining engineer for the future

January 2018

The first two definitions of an engineer in the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English (1974) are: designs and constructs military works; a soldier of the branch of the [more…]

Global warming—us or them

November 2017

I fully concur, “It is important to consider all sides of an argument” (“Considering all sides,” Engineering Dimensions, September/October 2017). Last year (2016) NASA confirmed (again) [more…]

No science backing

November 2017

I believe everyone has the right to their own personal beliefs, however I don’t believe reputable magazines should print beliefs that have no scientific backing, [more…]

This is a crisis

November 2017

I noted two strong objections to a previous article on climate change in the July/August edition of Engineering Dimensions. I wanted to challenge some of the [more…]

A P.Eng. is a P.Eng.

November 2017

I wanted to tell you how impressed I was with the March/April 2017 issue of Engineering Dimensions, which contained many articles on PEAK. Congratulations are in [more…]

Remaining self-regulated

September 2017

I enjoy reading each issue of Engineering Dimensions. I want to take this opportunity to make some comments regarding PEO’s status as a self-regulating profession. [more…]

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