Over the last year I’ve been learning some real practical engineering lessons from the most unlikely of sources: my IKEA Austmarka wardrobe. Brought from that nightmarish trip, which has become…Read More
For each day of this week I’ll pick-up, promote and try to answer a reddit engineering question from the /r/AskEngineers subreddit. If you think you know the answer, follow the link and share your 2 cents (or pence…).Read More
Engineers like books. Having your own private desk-library is a given for any consultant; usually stocked with tomes artificially thickened with the detritus of cryptic post-it notes, and folded-in print-outs. Despite their…Read More
What do Daniel Shenton and Civil Engineers have in common? They both believe that the world is flat. In the case of Mr Shenton, it’s because he’s belligerently antiquated; but for engineers it’s because working in two…Read More
Since the 1950s we’ve been using continuously welded rail in the UK, and with the introduction of the Eurocode we’re finally being made to consider the effect this has on our structures. If you want a reminder take…Read More
As with all something/something-interaction models, the interactors themselves are secondary. As such, the track itself can be modelled as a single line representing all the rails on the structure, and all the furniture…Read More
Stack Exchange is a collection of Question and Answer sites with 91 subjects (at present) ranging from Photography to Role Playing Games. From it’s origins as a programming haven the idea has grown: with just under…Read More
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