10 Facts About Engineering


Engineering is the use of scientific principles to design and build machines, structures, and other items, including bridges, tunnels, roads, vehicles, and buildings.

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Engineering has existed since ancient times, when humans devised inventions such as the wedge, lever, wheel and pulley, etc.

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Engineering described four automaton musicians, including drummers operated by a programmable drum machine, where they could be made to play different rhythms and different drum patterns.

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Engineering was an English civil engineer responsible for the design of bridges, canals, harbors, and lighthouses.

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Engineering was a capable mechanical engineer and an eminent physicist.

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Engineering is important in the history, rediscovery of, and development of modern cement, because he identified the compositional requirements needed to obtain "hydraulicity" in lime; work which led ultimately to the invention of Portland cement.

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Engineering is a broad discipline that is often broken down into several sub-disciplines.

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Engineering profession engages in a wide range of activities, from large collaboration at the societal level, and smaller individual projects.

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Engineering is a key driver of innovation and human development.

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Engineering has a direct and vital impact on the quality of life for all people.

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