Engineering is the discipline of design and construction of mechanical devices, equipment, structures and public works systems. Topics include aircraft technologies, buildings, bridges, robotics and heavy machinery.
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Recycled Plastic Waste Creates Roads
Smart Wallpaper Contains Fire Alarm
The World's Most Awe-inspiring Glass Buildings
Futuristic Architecture Pictures
10 Innovative Architects to Watch
We see bridges, buildings and highways on a daily basis, but have you ever wondered how these structures are designed and built? These civil engineering articles help explain this very question.
Tons of Mardi Gras Beads Clog NOLA's Storm Drains
Bollards, or How Cities Are Protecting Their Public Spaces From Terrorism
Why Aren't Modern Suburbs Built on a Walkable Grid?
Ever wondered how that thing works? Explore the inner workings of many common devices and inventions, as well as those that aren't so common, such as compasses, gyroscopes and bug zappers.
Chinese Robotic Sub Looks Like a Clown Fish
Installation Begins on the 10,000 Year Clock
How Chemical Sensing Devices Work
Explore how the use of natural and manmade materials further technology. Read articles on subjects such as nanotechnology, iron steel and reverse osmosis.
Robotics is the science of creating artificial intelligence. From the simplest of automated machines to the most complex “real” transformers, robots are more ubiquitious than you might imagine.
The First 'Killer Robot' Was Around Back in 1979
Dozens of Lost Letters From Alan Turing, Forefather of the Computer Age, Surface
MIT's Robogami Wants You to Customize Origami-inspired, 3-D Printable Robots
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.
How Removing Public Monuments Works
London 'Smile' Challenges World to Build Smarter Wooden Structures
10 Futuristic Construction Technologies
What a Tangled Web a Few Squirrels' Tails Can Weave
The Logistics of Evacuating Entire U.S. Coastlines
Bullying More Likely in Less Crowded U.S. States