Explore large structures - bridges, domes, skyscrapers, dams and tunnels
- and what it takes to build them, from PBS and WGBH Boston.
Why be an engineer, fun facts, ask an engineer, great achievements,
interesting links and more, for all young people but especially for
girls, from the National Academy of Engineering.
Engineering: Your Future
A guide for high school students and others interested in engineering
and engineering technology careers. Learn about the different engineering
and engineering technology fields, interesting people who got their
start as engineers, what engineers actually do, and how to get (and
pay for) an engineering education. From the American Society for Engineering
Achievements of the 20th Century
History and timelines for 20 great engineering achievements,
including the automobilie, electrification, radio and television,
spacecraft, the Internet, laser and fiber optics, and more, from the
National Academy of Engineering.
A Sightseer's Guide
An introduction to America's engineering marvels, by state, keyword,
discipline or category, from the National Society of Professional
Engineers and National Engineers Week.
Common Engineering Disciplines
An introduction to common types of engineering, with current major
employers lists, as well as links to associations, from the Society
of Women Engineers.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Society of Women Engineers answers questions about what it takes
to prepare for and be an engineer.
Why the Towers Fell
The companion Web site to "Why the Towers Fell," broadcast
on April 30, 2002, which follows a team of forensic engineers during
their in-depth investigation of the precise causes of the Twin Towers'
collapse. From NOVA online at pbs.org.
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