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Mobile Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Mobile Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1873, “This 30-foot tall iron tower sits on Mobile Point at the east side of the narrow mouth into Mobile Bay. It is located on the grounds of the Fort Morgan State Historic Site” in Gulf Shores, Alabama. “It replaced the original 1822 brick tower that had been destroyed during the Civil War.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Nauset Beach Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Nauset Beach Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Located in North Eastham, Massachusetts, Nauset Beach Light was built in 1923, automated in 1952, and decommissioned in 1993. “The 48-foot tall conical cast-iron tower was originally built in 1877 as one of the twin towers at Chatham. It was dismantled and moved to Nauset in 1923 to replace the last of the Three Sisters. It stands above the Nauset …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Prudence Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Prudence Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 30-foot tall octagonal granite tower was originally located on the southern end of Newport’s Goat Island. In 1851 it was dismantled and then reassembled at Sandy Point on Prudence Island. It was relighted in January of 1852.” It was built in 1823.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Archimedes Home Page

Archimedes Home Page

A collection of Archimedean miscellanea under continual development; includes descriptions of some of his inventions, biographical information, and at least one logic problem.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Engineering; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Science & Mathematics; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Greater Greece

The International Journal of Engineering Business Management

The International Journal of Engineering Business Management

“Open Access peer-reviewed journal with a multidisciplinary approach to engineering, business and management.” It publishes “original research and developments on operational, financial, supply chain and strategic management issues in technology-based environments.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Engineering; Business & Economics–Business Administration & Management

Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction

Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction

“ASCE’s Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction serves as a technical forum for the dissemination of practical information and real-world experiences associated with how design and construction engineers, consultants, and managers have solved unique problems, faced difficult challenges, and survived failures encountered in the pla …
Subject: Science & Technology–Engineering–Civil And Environmental Engineering

WEAC: Wisconsin Education Association Council

WEAC: Wisconsin Education Association Council

You can find a good summary of the positions of the protestors, as well as useful links to other related sites, at this website, created by the Wisconsin Education Association Council, a union representing approximately 98,000 public school teachers in the state and one of the groups that has come out most strongly against Governor Walker’s proposa …
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace

Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Research

Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Research

Extensive collection of resources geared towards engineers and scientists that address some of the ethical dilemmas they might face as professionals. Includes links to case studies, reference materials, literature, and discussion groups.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Philosophy; Science & Technology–Engineering; Law, Government & Political Science–Law

History of Chemical Engineering & Chemical Technology

History of Chemical Engineering & Chemical Technology

Useful for non-chemists interested in the growth and development of chemical engineering as a profession. It includes a history of the industry, references to this century’s contributions, a timeline of events, an extensive bibliography, and various special features and charts describing, for example, energy resources, nitrogen, growth of chemical …
Subject: Science & Technology–Engineering–Chemical Engineering

Mesothelioma | Asbestos.com

Mesothelioma | Asbestos.com

This site, “sponsored by The Peterson Firm, LLC, a law firm concentrating in asbestos litigation,” provides an overview of mesothelioma and other health conditions caused by exposure to asbestos. Includes causes, symptoms, and treatments; resources for veterans and workers; tools for locating a physician; and related health news.
Subject: Science & Technology–Engineering–Civil And Environmental Engineering; Health & Medical Sciences–Health & Medical Sciences News; Health & Medical Sciences–Occupational Health & Safety; Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer–Lung Cancer

MatWeb: The Online Materials Information Resource

MatWeb: The Online Materials Information Resource

“MatWeb’s database includes thermoplastic and thermoset polymers such as ABS, nylon, polycarbonate, polyester, and polyolefins; metals such as aluminum, cobalt, copper, lead, magnesium, nickel, steel, superalloys, titanium and zinc alloys; ceramics; plus a growing list of semiconductors, fibers, and other engineering materials.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Engineering; Business & Economics–Industry–Manufacturing