Tag: engineering

Mitch Anthamatten Explains a Shape-Memory Cycle Involving Strain Induced Crystallization

Hi. My name is Mitch Anthamatten and I’m with the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Rochester. I’m going tell you about a very interesting material that my… Read more »

Detecting and Treating Arthritis

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition of the cartilage where the cartilage progressively breaks down. It happens over the course of years and decades and it can happen for a lot… Read more »

Scientists are Teaching Machines to Predict Recovery Time From Sports-Related Concussions

When should an athlete return to the game after a head injury? Most players need between seven and ten days, but others need more time — creating a problem for… Read more »

Shear Stress vs. Rate of Shearing Strain (Interactive)

Here we show a plot relating the shear stress, tau, to the rate of shearing stain, gamma, for different types of fluids. Now, based on this plot, and their behavior,… Read more »

Is it possible to build a smart helmet and prevent concussions? | David Camarillo | TEDxStanford

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Ivana Korom The word concussion evokes a fear these days more so than it ever has, and I know this personally. I played 10 years of… Read more »

Reaching breaking point: Materials, Stresses, and Toughness: Crash Course Engineering #18

In 1912, the Titanic set off for her maiden voyage across the Atlantic Ocean. The ship’s builders were convinced that even in the most disastrous collision at sea, the ship… Read more »