9 Famous engineering mistakes

9 Famous engineering mistakes

Engineers are often prone to making mistakes. That is why we constantly have to check and double-check everything that we do. It is this type of keen focus on what we do that allowed generations of past engineers to create some of the most remarkable engineering projects. However, details are sometimes overlooked, numbers misrepresented or even units misread. While some of these mistakes are miniscule and can be corrected, history has witnessed some colossal oversights that led to huge disasters and in some cases, popular …

How To Engineer Your Job Promotion

How To Engineer Your Job Promotion

Climbing up the career ladder requires a great amount of energy, time and strategy. A common mistake that many young engineers make in the workplace today is to sit back and wait to get noticed by their boss. To get a promotion is more than just a matter of luck. Engineers must employ specific tactics to increase their chances of getting selected.

1. Assess your current situation

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5 Fastest Trains in the world

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4. Shinkansen Train, Japan

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Project Spotlight: Hangzhou Bay Bridge

Project Spotlight: Hangzhou Bay Bridge

The longest ocean-crossing bridge in the world, the Hangzhou Bay Bridge is an S-shaped stayed-cable bridge with six lanes in both directions that shortens the distance between Shanghai and Ningbo by 120 kilometers. The 36 kilometer long bridge required a great number of new techniques, new materials, new equipment and new theories due to the large scale and design of the project. It took close to 600 experts and a total of nine years to design the bridge. The Hangzhou Bay Bridge is expected to boost the …

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