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The Role of Robotics in Mechanical Engineering 

In 1961, a bulky machine with a robotic arm suspended from its chassis was rolled out at a trade show in Chicago, Illinois. It instantly became a star among onlookers. The Unimate #001 would go on to revolutionize the manufacturing industry. Suddenly, machines could perform the repetitive, precise and dangerous tasks previously done exclusively by …

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In the Fast Lane: How Engineers Maximize Speed

In our fast-paced culture, speed is everywhere: modern Americans are scrolling at a dizzying pace, bypassing lines, streaming TV shows instantly, and multitasking at the office. Our preferred mode of transport is no exception. Engineers have been working for decades to push the limits of automotive performance while improving safety and reliability. The current fastest …

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UT Austin Engineering: Who Are the Texas Engineers? 

The Cockrell School of Engineering opened its doors over a century ago. We can’t even begin to count the number of research papers published, scientific breakthroughs made and graduation caps tossed at our School.   A global leader in technological advancement and engineering education, the Cockrell School is composed of seven academic departments, including the Walker …

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