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  • Whats All The Hoopla About Hoop Stress?

    What is hoop stress?

    A wine barrel is made from wooden slats held in place by metal hoops. The metal hoops are used to hold the slats together and provide support from the pressure that pushes out radially. This radial force that pushes out is putting the metal hoops under...

  • Do you like a good game of Billiards?

    Learn About Plastic Injection Molding from the "Engineer Guy".... But what does billiards have to do with injection molding??

    Bill Hammack of the University of Illinois gives an interesting and informative explanation on injection molding. In this video, you will learn about its history and some basic principles of injection...