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Engineering (from Latin ingenium, meaning "cleverness" and ingeniare, meaning "to contrive, devise") is the application of scientific, economic, social, and practical knowledge in order to invent, design, build, maintain, and improve structures, machines, devices, systems, materials and processes. The discipline of engineering is extremely broad, and encompasses a range of more specialized fields of engineering, each with a more specific emphasis on particular areas of applied science, technology and types of application. ...more
“ Stephenson had large wrought-iron boiler plates available and he also had the courage of his calculations... The idea found its best-known expression in the Menai railway bridge opened in 1850. Stephenson's beams, which weighed 1,500 tons each, were built beside the Straits and were floated into position between the towers on rafts across a swirling tide. They were raised rather over a hundred feet up the towers by successive lifts with primitive hydraulic jacks. All this was not done without bo ...more ”
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[close] Dallas SWE is meeting occasionally for book club to focus on professional development and other interesting topics! Please add any book suggestions you have to the "to-read" shelf, and upcoming meeting details will be posted on Dallas SWE's website. All are welcome!
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[close] A book club for educators, parents, and librarians who are passionate about STEM books for early readers.
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[close] A group of Kimley-Horn Bookworms 😊
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