Monthly Archives: August 2016

Earned Value Management System = Get Paid!

Bottom line: you don’t get paid, if you don’t show earned value. Usually earned value is done during key milestone such as: preliminary design review (PDR), critical design review (CDR), test readiness review (TRR), first article. In the real world you will see management pushing on holding key milestone reviews, since its associated with invoicing […]

Presenting FEA Results Properly

Anytime you present data, it should be done with the intent of providing as much information as possible with the goal of preemptively answering questions the viewer might have. Margins should be reported in tables and then supported with imagery. An expected image is the fringe plot of stress, strain, or perhaps deflection. This image […]