Tag: engineering-history

19 How are increasingly accurate machines made? 2015-07-20T04:43:09.243

13 Why are hyperboloid towers not popular anymore? 2015-02-05T07:30:11.323

9 Could a gold/{second metal} crown be created that would pass the Archimedes test cost effectively? 2015-02-05T10:51:03.150

8 Is systems engineer an IT profession or an interdisciplinary field of engineering? 2015-05-12T23:40:40.827

7 How was surveying for maps done before lasers? 2015-01-23T01:27:14.347

7 What made bronze the first widely used (non-ornamental) metal in human civilization? 2015-01-30T10:54:13.783

6 What engineering advances paved the way for "modern" computers? 2015-01-22T23:16:44.680

5 Making a mechanical device to measure the radius of the Earth 2015-01-30T04:31:35.177

5 Did Otto Lilienthal ever experiment with non-human-powered aircraft? 2015-01-30T16:30:13.347

5 Why do we pave roads instead of making them from removable parts? 2015-06-06T14:27:58.580

4 Why have thorium fueled nuclear reactors not been more fully developed? 2015-02-14T05:37:02.783

3 How did Al-jazary's "castle clock" work? 2015-10-08T10:51:55.570

2 How were gears manufactured before power tools, CNC, etc 2015-08-10T01:58:17.750

1 Historically, how did tram switches work? 2016-06-18T08:04:44.890

1 How were the first engineering licenses issued? 2016-07-14T18:21:09.833

1 Why aren't screens round instead of rectangular? 2016-10-03T19:47:31.747

1 Pre-Defined Numbers to be used in Sizing Mechanical Parts 2017-07-07T12:47:09.093

0 Why are so many things around us rectilinear? 2015-05-12T06:54:03.450

0 What is the course content difference between conventional engineering and engineering technology programs? 2015-05-24T05:02:58.607

0 When were airfoil cross-sections first used in turbine blades? 2017-09-28T19:14:41.273

0 How did Watt's Steam Jacket Improve Efficiency? 2017-12-29T19:43:09.893

0 Where to find this kind of low friction pulleys? 2018-02-19T15:46:02.670

-1 Is the Louvre Pyramid oriented to the four cardinal points of the compass? 2015-06-11T14:09:29.923