Monthly Archives: February 2012

Spare Parts Math

Introduction I received a phone call from a panicked account manager at our headquarters last Thursday. A proposal needed to go out Friday and the proposal team did not have all the information that a customer had requested. The account … Continue reading

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Lunch Time Math

I received a comment the other day in reference to a previous blog post on World War II torpedoes and submarines. I was asked if I could go into more detail about how the fire control problem was solved. I … Continue reading

Posted in History of Science and Technology, Technical Writing | 4 Comments