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Magazines That Every Engineer Should Subscribe To

Outside the monthly subscription for your discipline-specific organisation’s magazine, the following magazines are perfect additions to your existing collection of knowledge-gathering stack of books. Some of these are meant to keep you abreast of the latest advancement in our field, while some a intended to make you aware of the …

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Future Project: Shimizu Mega-City Pyramid

The Shimizu Mega-City Pyramid is a futuristic project proposed for construction over the Tokyo Bay in Japan.  The proposed structure is a pyramid that would be about 14 times higher than the Great Pyramid at Giza, and would house 750,000 people.  The structure would be 730 meters above mean sea …

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Project Spotlight: Famous Bridges Of The World

I f you like bridges, you will certainly enjoy this great compilation by Bhim Upadhyaya showing some of the famous bridges of the World, built to benefit humanity in immense ways. Also, you might want to consider adding the following books to your existing collection: Famous Bridges Of The World …

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How to Pass the FE Exam

The FE exam If  you will be taking the Fundamentals of Engineering exam in the coming months,  there are few thing you might consider: The FE is a required test for those pursuing a professional engineering license. Many colleges and universities encourage students to take the FE exam as an …

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Profile Engineer: Benjamin Baker

Benjamin Baker was an eminent English civil engineer who worked in mid to late Victorian era. He is widely credited with playing a role in developing the early underground railways in London. One of his other notable achievements is the Forth Bridge, a revolutionary bridge made from hollow steel tubes …

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Profile Engineer: Gustave Eiffel

Gustave Eiffel was a French structural engineer from the École Centrale Paris, an architect, an entrepreneur and a specialist of metallic structures. He is highly acclaimed for his design of the famous Eiffel Tower in Paris. Eiffel, owned an engineering consulting and construction firm which in addition to the Eiffel …

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Profile Engineer: Elijah McCoy

Elijah McCoy is an Engineer and an inventor with over 50 patents to his credit. He was born in Colchester, Ontario, the son of fugitive slaves who had escaped from Kentucky through the Underground Railroad. At age 15, McCoy traveled to Edinburgh, Scotland for an apprenticeship and study, and was …

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