If you’re working in a design office (like me), then you will likely have heard the old adage that it’s the last 5% of the work that takes 90% of the time. Achieving chartered status with the Institution of Civil…Read More
I doubt it’ll come as a surprise to anyone (what with the title of the post an’ all), but I’m a fairly massive Terry Pratchett fan- in fact, for those of you who have been paying attention these last few years, there’s…Read More
It turns out there is one thing that everyone knows about engineers: We Do Maths. I’ve lost count of the amount of times friends have simply deferred any arthritic to my good-self because “you’re an…Read More
While the math and the software always came fairly easy to me, it wasn’t long into my career that I noticed something was wrong- I didn’t like design. It came to me clearly and soundly. Whenever…Read More
As I’m sure some of you have sussed, the article that should have been here on Monday this week is taking considerably longer than usual. Reluctant as I am to skip a week or rush it through; I’ve, instead, been … 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
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
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