In 1934 ...
Seventy-five years ago this September, NSPE was founded. Here's a look at some other engineering news from 1934.
It Was the Best of Cars, It Was the Worst of Cars
It appears on both Time magazine's Most Important Cars list and its Worst Cars list. In 1934, the Chrysler Airflow debuted as the first mass-produced streamlined automobile. >>
Can You Hear Me Now?
Harvey Fletcher invents first electronic hearing aid. >>
Dean Predicts Engineering Shortage
"Now with the mill wheels turning again, the trickle of trade swelling in volume, old enterprises resuming development and new ones launching, [the engineer's] services are again coming into demand," says the dean of New York University's College of Engineering. >>
Beating the Heat
Willis Carrier is awarded for his research on air conditioning. >>