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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Inline Sub/Super- Script in Excel, and More…

October 25, 2012 22

I have written an Excel add-in called EngCel which does, however, make engineering in Excel a little more bearable. EngCel provides in-line superscript and subscript shortcuts for excel using the fairly standard ^ and…Read More

National Engineers Day

October 18, 2012 2

A quick bit of research shows us the professions that already have their own awareness days include: pirates, the armed forces, archaeologist, apprentices, the coast guard, mathematicians, and teachers. For many…Read More

Five Ways to Annoy Contractors

October 11, 2012 6

It is surprisingly easy, sitting in the office, to forget that the bunch of design calculations and drawings you’ve been pondering over all morning will one day have to be built by someone. Consideration of constructibility is a CDM requirement … Read More

What Do Civil Engineers Actually Do?

October 4, 2012 10

“What do Civil Engineers actually do?”. Bewilderingly this isn’t something I’ve actually written about, until now… I could toe the party line; but frankly it’s amazing how so many dynamic words can say so little. Instead I’ve…Read More