## Brain Teaser – Ships

There are 5 ships in a port

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## Brain Teaser – Ships

## Brain Teaser – A Book

## Reidar Finsrud’s perpetual motion machine

## Calculate the velocity of water coming out of a double-entry pipe

## New Brain Teaser – What is that number?

## 3 Questions for an Engineer

## DISCUSS: How can Engineering Help Developing Nations Solve Critical Problems?

## A Great Engineer and Author – Nevil Shute

## Profile Engineer – Archimedes

## Brain Teaser: Fill in the Blanks

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There are 5 ships in a port

A book has N pages, numbered the usual way, from 1 to N. The total number of digits in the page numbers is 1,095. How many pages does the book have?

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The perpetual motion machine created by Danish artist, Reidar Finsrud is quite impressive and would make a great addition in an engineer’s living room but would a scaled up version…

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If we know the volumetric flow rates of the water going into the two branches, then what would be the velocity of the water coming out?

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There is a number less than 3000 that when divided by 2 leaves a remainder of 1, when divided by 3 leaves a remainder of 2, when divided by 4…

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1. How much does a house weigh? 2. How much weight can a rural two-lane bridge hold? Click to Zoom 3. And finally, would this be covered under the home…

I was recently listening to Dr. Tony Marjoram, the former head of engineering sciences at UNESCO on his discussion on how engineering can help developing nations solve critical problems. It…

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Every now and then we feature engineers that have contributed significantly to our profession. These exercises are simply to remind you of the important role that we play as engineers…

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Archimedes is know as one of the great scientists of antiquity mostly hailed for his mathematical work, his theories of mechanics and his clever use of machines in the defense…

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Four words with the letters SNT, in that order, have all their other letters removed. You must use the letters below to fill in the blanks.

_ _ S _ N T _ _ _

S _ _ N T

S _ N _ _ T

S _ _ _ N T

Letters to use: A, A, E, E, E, I, I, L, L, Q, S, S, U, U