We are very excited today because in this blog we cross an incredible milestone: our 200th post! That’s right. Since the inception of the Hill Engineering blog back in March 2016, we have published 200 times.
Let’s take a look back over the past 7 years of blogging bliss!
Hill Engineering is happy to announce the completion of our Utah office renovations. Working with Gladwell Construction, a licensed general contractor based in Ogden, Utah, we created a thoughtfully designed and functional workspace with our employees, current projects, and future opportunities in mind. Thank you to Gladwell Construction for a job well done.
We recently learned that some hole drilling method and contour method results were highlighted in the August 2022 issue of Railway Track and Structures. The article is titled Residual stress investigation of ultrasonic impact treated and untreated thermite welds.
When we’re not performing residual stress measurements, some of the Hill Engineering team members love spending time with their furry friends! This is true for Debra LaChappell who lives with her golden retriever lab mix Sunshine, and her cat, Malibu!
Join us in welcoming Jesse Guymon to the Hill Engineering team!
Jesse comes to us with 7 years’ engineering experience developing and designing tools, components, and assemblies with Autoliv. During his time with the automotive safety systems company, he fulfilled his role as Design Engineer with panache, utilizing SolidWorks to improve manufacturing efficiency through solid modeling.
Previously, we highlighted a new publication discussing our efforts to optimize the experimental technique for our PSR Biaxial mapping process, which generates a 2D map of residual stress, titled Measurement Layout for Residual Stress Mapping Using Slitting. We recently learned that the presented results made the Volume 62, Issue 3 cover of Experimental Mechanics for March 2022. Way to make it happen, Hill Engineering! If you’re interested, the abstract text is available below along with a link to the publication.
This conference focuses on all areas of research and applications pertaining to experimental mechanics, and has evolved to encompass the latest technologies supporting optical methods; additive & advanced manufacturing; dynamic behavior of materials; biological systems; micro-and nano mechanics; fatigue and fracture; composite and multifunctional materials; residual stress; inverse problem methodologies; thermomechanics; and time dependent materials. Hill Engineering’s presentation will include a summary of recent work related to residual stress measurement using slotting. The abstract text is presented below.