My first reaction upon hearing the Chinese were successful at launching their lunar probe was, to some at least, not polite: “Good! I hope the send up a HD camera and film them planting a huge Chinese flag in front of the American one!” Now granted, we don’t exactly know what China plans to do… Continue Reading »
The next stop in our tour of engineering job opportunities is petroleum engineering. The 2012 median pay for petroleum engineers was $130,280. In 2010, there were approximately 30,200 materials engineering jobs in the U.S., and over the next 10 years, that number is expected to grow to 35,300 — a 17% growth rate, about as fast as average for all occupations.
Last year, EDN asked its community to identify the top 5 engineers of all time. The list they came up didn’t really surprise us — and it was nice to see Nikola Tesla at the top of the list: Nikola Tesla Orville & Wilbur Wright Archimedes of Syracuse Leonardo da Vinci Thomas Edison But, the… Continue Reading »
Through my work at Knovel, I’ve learned alot about engineers and the great contributions they continue to make to society. As we get ready for Thanksgiving break, I thought I’d give us a few more reasons to be thankful of engineers… Engineering Feats The Falkirk Wheel Engineering Miracles of the 21st Century Engineering Miracles Of… Continue Reading »