DID YOU KNOW THAT…who created the slippery part of the water slide??!!

DID YOU KNOW THAT…A Civil Engineer created the slippery part of the water slide??!! A Civil Engineer designed a pumping system to circulate just the right amount of water to the flume. Without the right flow of water, there is no ride. Additionally, Civil Engineers have designed the slide to withstand the weight of people, [...]

2018-10-29T21:52:55+00:00December 23rd, 2017|

DID YOU KNOW…The Ferris Wheel is considered a wonder in the world?!!

DID YOU KNOW…The Ferris Wheel is considered one of the greatest engineering wonders in the world?!! The first Ferris Wheel was created by Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania engineer, George W. Ferris, in 1893. The wheel is supported by two 140-foot steel towers and connected by a 45-foot axle — the largest single piece of forged steel ever [...]

2018-10-29T21:49:34+00:00September 15th, 2017|

DID YOU KNOW?!? A little history of civil engineering…

A little history of civil engineering….Civil engineering is the application of physical and scientific principles for solving the problems of society, and its history is intricately linked to advances in the understanding of physics and mathematics throughout history. Because civil engineering is a wide ranging profession, including several separate specialized sub-disciplines, its history is linked [...]

2018-10-29T21:49:15+00:00July 16th, 2017|