Wednesday, November 27, 2013

What are Engineering Consultants

what are engineering consultants
Engineering helmet
Engineering consultants are vital part of any industry; they can supervise a company or the government to a variety of fields, like manufacturing, oil and gas exploration, telecommunication, power generation, etc. they can also lead the designing of different facilities, machineries, infrastructures, and buildings.
Professional individual or companies that has expertise in several fields like science, technology and engineering related areas can provide engineering consulting services.

Consultants are hired when a company or the government requires the knowledge and expertise of an individual or group of an individual for specific projects. A consultant usually has many years of experience and qualifications under his/her belt. They can be hired short term for specific projects or long term for several projects.  Procuring engineering consultants is a cost effective way of having the service of a highly technical person.

Several big engineering companies like ABB and Siemens often enlist the services of engineering consultants for their different projects. In order to become a successful engineering consultants, the individual must have many years of experience, has the expertise or mastery for certain engineering, science, and technological fields, and he/she must also have a network of peers with the same or related specialty, thus joining a group of engineers, scientist, or technologist will help, or much better apply for pooling for several companies that provide engineering consulting services.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Websites for Engineering News and Resources

The following websites provides updated and relevant news and resources about engineering. These websites can be useful for engineering professionals, students, and enthusiasts.

Science Daily
Provides News, Articles, Videos, Images about several topics like Computers & Math, Fossils & Ruins, Health & Medicine, Mind & Brain, Plants & Animals, Earth & Climate, Space & Time, Matter & Energy, and other Science related topics.

Engineering News
Delivers news, video reports, and magazines regarding several sectors including Agriculture, Automotive, Chemicals, Construction, Defence, Economy, Electricity, Energy, Environment, ICT, Metals, Mining, Science & Technology, Services, Trade, Transport & Logistics, and Water.

Engineering News Record
This website contains news and articles concerning Infrastructure, Buildings, Business Management, Equipment, Multimedia, Technology, Education, Economics, and Industry Jobs.
This website delivers news, videos and articles about Engineering Jobs, 3D Printing, Electronics, Software Design, and Education.

5. Phys

Phys has many news, articles, and resources that cover several topics like Nanotechnology, Physics, Space & Earth, Electronics, Technology, Chemistry, Biology, and Medicine & Health.


ASME has a directory of several engineering and industry groups, it also tackles different engineering topics like Aerospace & Defence, Applied Mechanics, Nuclear Power, Nanotechnology, Energy Efficiency, Arctic Engineering, Bioengineering, CAD, Environmental Engineering, Fluids Engineering, Manufacturing & Processing, and many more.

EEWeb focuses on Electrical Engineering News, Tools, Articles, and Projects, it also provides a Forum for its users.

Power Engineering
Power Engineering provides articles, news, and information about Boilers, Coal, Gas, Renewable Energy, Nuclear, O & M, Emissions, Water Treatment, and other Power Engineering related topics.

Oil and Gas Journal
OGJ is dedicated for Oil & Gas news, issues, and information. Specifically it covers topics such as Exploration & Development, Drilling & Production, Processing, and Transportation.

Science Central
Science Central contains broad topics like Bioscience, Health Sciences, Physics/Chemistry, Earth & Space, and Engineering.

I hope you find them useful and entertaining!

Popular Posts