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A blog on what's new, notable, and next in turbomachinery

Off-Highway Turbochargers

Off-Highway Turbochargers

By Dr. Nicholas C. Baines
Oct 20, 2017

The turbocharger is a very mature device that has been refined over the past 100+ years to achieve the right compromise between competing requirements. Efficiency, boost pressure, and range are all...

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Full Disclosure on Non-Disclosure Agreements

Full Disclosure on Non-Disclosure Agreements

By Bradley C. Leiser
Oct 13, 2017

If you are working in a technical field as an engineer, and odds are you do, if you are reading this blog, then you have almost certainly come across a few Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs). You have...

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Turbomachinery in Fire Fighting

Turbomachinery in Fire Fighting

By Mark R. Anderson
Oct 5, 2017

I was a firefighter (we never call ourselves firemen) for more than ten years.  While this was only a part time, volunteer gig, I was a turbomachinery developer and modeler as my full-time job. ...

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