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Hi M. Urquhart,

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Dear Matt,
Great article and topic! There are a couple of things you could do to make the article more accessible to those that don’t have a science background and to clarify things for those that do.

  • I think your introduction could use a bit of expansion. I’ve added a number of links to Wikipedia articles for the interim.
  • The page doesn’t link to any other appropedia pages, except through the MECH370 category. I didn't catch anything that currently has an appropedia page, but if you think of any, you should link them.
  • In the introduction, what are the variables that must be precisely controlled?
  • With reference to the last line in your intro, what are the viable alternatives to induction heating for annealing purposes?
  • In the induction heating section, what affect does the frequency of the AC source have on the process?
  • Under efficiency, is it possible to quantify the effects of an impeder or using induction heating for testing purposes on efficiency?
  • Under applications of technology, has this process revolutionized any of the areas that it is applied in? Many of these process seem like they could be done with an oven, so is it just more convenient/efficient to do it this way?

Overall, great stuff. I hope you keep updating it in the future.

E.Paulin 01:07, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

Tiny template fix - nothing important[edit source]

Hi M. Urquhart (your name reminds me of the character in the British series "A House of Cards" - fantastic show).

Hope you're well, and that you're still visiting here sometimes.

I just made a tiny edit to your userpage, while updating the Wikipedia-link template ({{w}}). Nothing important, just an "excuse me" while I fix that up.

Cheers! --Chriswaterguy 12:05, 14 March 2012 (PDT)