Citations for Next-Generation Manufacturing & Prefabrication


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  1. Background reading on Moore's law with exponential growth (and cost reductions) in computing power - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moore%27s_law
     
  2. Virtual software modeling of sophisticated systems today occurs over myriad industries. Solidworks (https://www.solidworks.com/) and is common for engineering and AutoCAD for architecture (https://www.autodesk.com/products/autocad/overview). For a non-exhaustive list of other virtual engineering software, visit https://www.bridgesite.com/softwarelinks.htm
     
  3. Armstrong & Associates, Inc. "U.S. and Global Third-Party Logistics Market Analysis." https://www.3plogistics.com/u-s-and-global-third-party-logistics-market-analysis-is-released/ 22 May, 2009.
    Cerasis Inc. "The Evolution and History of Supply Chain Management." A. Robinson. 2014 https://cerasis.com/history-of-supply-chain-management/
    Statista. "Logistics industry worldwide - Statistics & Facts." E. Mazareanu. 12 March, 2020. https://www.statista.com/topics/5691/logistics-industry-worldwide/
     
  4. Background reading on Graphene's properties: https://www.graphenea.com/pages/graphene-properties
    See the Revolutionary Materials page at https://nextgiantleap.org/universal-energy/what-it-does/revolutionary_materials, or or Chapter Ten: Materials and Recycling - https://nextgiantleap.org/universal-energy/chapters/chapter-ten-materials-and-recycling, for further review of Universal Energy's approach to materials.
     
  5. Lego™ toys have been used to make highly detailed and complex displays. http://ppcorn.com/us/impressive-lego-masterpieces-1/ http://infotainmentxone.blogspot.com/2010/05/fantastic-lego-masterpiece-cities.html
     
  6. Background reading on prefabrication. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prefabrication
    Construction World. "7 Benefits of Prefabricated Construction." http://www.constructionworld.org/7-benefits-prefabricated-construction/. No author or date provided.
     
  7. The Post and Courier. "Pace of 787 Dreamliner production quickens and Boeing's North Charlson campus." D. Wren. 1 April, 2018. https://www.postandcourier.com/business/pace-of-dreamliner-production-quickens-at-boeing-s-north-charleston/article_02b584ea-3384-11e8-a3d4-ff9ca36dc590.html
     
  8. The Guardian. "Chinese construction firm erects 57-story skyscraper in 19 days." 30 April 2015. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/apr/30/chinese-construction-firm-erects-57-storey-skyscraper-in-19-days
     
  9. University of Washington. "Transforming titanium with 3D printing." C. Yates. 28 October, 2019. https://www.engr.washington.edu/news/article/2019-10-28/transforming-titanium-with-3D-printing
    Advanced Science News. "A new copper-titanium alloy enables 3D printing." M. Grolms 3 February, 2020. https://www.advancedsciencenews.com/a-new-copper-titanium-alloy-enables-3d-printing/
    MarkForged Corporation. “Complete 3D Metal Printing Solution.” https://markforged.com/metal-x/
     
  10. University of Washington. "Transforming titanium with 3D printing." C. Yates. 28 October, 2019. https://www.engr.washington.edu/news/article/2019-10-28/transforming-titanium-with-3D-printing
    Advanced Science News. "A new copper-titanium alloy enables 3D printing." M. Grolms 3 February, 2020. https://www.advancedsciencenews.com/a-new-copper-titanium-alloy-enables-3d-printing/
    MarkForged Corporation. “Complete 3D Metal Printing Solution.” https://markforged.com/metal-x/