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Buildings and structures take careful planning in order to ensure that they don't collapse or fail in any way. Structural engineers analyze and study the way in which buildings support loads.

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10 Cool Engineering Tricks the Romans Taught Us

When it came to building or improving things, the ancient Romans really knew their stuff. Which cool engineering tricks did they pass along to us?


How Smart Structures Will Work

How Smart Structures Will Work

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How Floating Cities Will Work

How Floating Cities Will Work

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How can you measure the height of a tall tower?

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What exactly is a blueprint?

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How did public fountains, like those in Rome, work without any type of motor to pump the water?

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