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Ways to Learn Turbomachinery: Textbooks, Professional Development Courses, Custom Courses

Ways to Learn Turbomachinery: Textbooks, Professional Development Courses, Custom Courses

By Mark R. Anderson, CTO of Concepts NREC
Mar 5, 2021

Chances are your formal university education didn’t fully prepare you for the real world application of turbomachinery design. The foundation is usually there (fluid mechanics, thermodynamics,...

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Online Versus In Person Training: The Pros and Cons

Online Versus In Person Training: The Pros and Cons

By Barbara Shea
Jun 8, 2018

Ongoing education is a reality for most professionals. The training requirements are usually set by employers or professional associations with the goal of keeping employees and members up to date...

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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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Why You Now Need to Learn More about Turbomachinery

Why You Now Need to Learn More about Turbomachinery

By Dr. Nicholas C. Baines
Jul 21, 2017

Once when asked about his priorities, British Prime Minister Tony Blair replied, “Education, education, education.” We can be sure he was not thinking specifically about courses in mechanical...

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