Innovation is critical in the advancement of improving solutions to many areas of our lives, such as sustainability. Since there has been a rise in sustainable solutions such as alternative energy sources, engineers are not only working to improve society or communities, but also ...Read More
In order for your home to last, it needs a solid foundation. If the foundation is compromised it could lead to expensive repairs, or sustain irreparable damage. So the best thing you can do is prevent damage to your foundation.
There are many ways a foundation can become damag ...Read More
Granite is an extremely durable and hard type of igneous rock that is formed by the cooling process of magma. Because it's such a durable material it's most commonly used for countertops, flooring and other practical elements.
Molten rock is formed by natural radi ...Read More
Deepwater Horizon was a mobile and floating drill rig that was operational in waters up to 10,000 feet deep. It was built by Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea and chartered to BP starting in March of 2008 to September of 2013. In 2010, the rig was drilling a well about 41 m ...Read More
In Southern California on July 30, 2020, at 4:30 a.m., a 4.2 magnitude earthquake in Pacoima shook the San Fernando Valley and provided an early wake-up call for residents. Some of the shakings included aftershocks of 3.3 and 3.9 magnitudes. The earthquake and its aftershocks wer ...Read More
Man-made lakes, also known as reservoirs, are used as water sources throughout the world. Man-made lakes are usually constructed by using a dam to divert a portion of a river to store the water within a reservoir. During seasonal changes, water runoff and precipitation add to the ...Read More
Lumber is a term relating to various woods as a construction material. The wood is cut from tree trunks lengthwise in square or rectangular sections. Wood has been used as a construction material since before written history, with the earliest evidence is found in Nice, France us ...Read More
Located about 5,000-6,000 feet in the ground are oil and gas deposits. Petroleum Engineers develop new extraction methods, as well as designing new ways to extract the oil and gas from older reservoirs below the Earth's surface.
Typically a Petroleum engineer will;
Desig ...Read More