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How Engineering Education Contributes to Innovation

How Engineering Education Contributes to Innovation
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How Engineering Education Contributes to Innovation

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 al ...

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 ...

Keeping Water Away from Your Foundation

Keeping Water Away from Your Foundation
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Keeping Water Away from Your Foundation

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 y ...

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 ...

How Granite is Extracted from the Earth

How Granite is Extracted from the Earth
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How Granite is Extracted from the Earth

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 count ...

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. The Formation Molten rock is formed by natural radi ...

The Oil Spill of 2010

The Oil Spill of 2010
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The Oil Spill of 2010

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 t ...

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 ...

Earthquake in Los Angeles | July 30th, 2020

Earthquake in Los Angeles | July 30th, 2020
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Earthquake in Los Angeles | July 30th, 2020

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 ...

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 ...

What Man-Made Lakes Are Used For

What Man-Made Lakes Are Used For
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What Man-Made Lakes Are Used For

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 st ...

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 ...

How Lumber is Obtained from Trees

How Lumber is Obtained from Trees
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How Lumber is Obtained from Trees

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 constr ...

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 ...

What does a Petroleum Engineer do?

What does a Petroleum Engineer do?
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What does a Petroleum Engineer do?

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 ...

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 ...