Ships come in various descriptions and have hundreds of thousands of components, but there are a few parts that are common to all ships. In this guide, you can learn about how the basic parts of ships have evolved over the centuries.
How many times have you said, “I love that city. It is so clean and well organized.” How many times have you been impressed by how cities like London and Venice are able to handle their municipal services so effectively? You can thank the municipal engineers who play the major role behind this.
A majority of trade and commerce (on which a country’s economy greatly depends) is carried out by the major ports of the country. This is why port cities flourish and become mega cities. With the rise in sea levels, these cities are at risk. Are you in one of those cities?
It is hard not to have come across about what happened in Japan on March 11th. The earthquake of magnitude 9.0 triggered another incident that may have been as disastrous as the damage caused by the earthquake- the Fukushima I nuclear accident- raising questions about the future nuclear energy.
Which country generates most of it electricity from nuclear energy power plants? Which country has the most number of nuclear energy power plants? How many countries have nuclear energy power plants? Read this article to get your questions and many more questions answered.
Mesopotamian civilization was one of the first civilizations to flourish. They were the inventors of wheels, cuneiform, and sailboats. Sailboats were of utmost importance to them as transportation was essential to their culture. Read this article to learn more.
The days are gone when a sailor or a marine engineer can earn big bucks only on ships. There are many onshore jobs that have an equal pay check and sometimes a better one. Read more to know which onshore jobs pay as good as a job on ship.
Are you thinking that Mechanical Engineers don’t earn much? Read this article to learn about the potential salaries of mechanical engineers at various levels and how much more they can earn by owning their own firms.
Seen Lord of the Rings and wondered how the character Gollum was made? Seen people with artificial limbs? Impressed at how these things are done? Read this article to learn about the applications of bioelectronics and what bioelectronics are.
The future of mechanical engineering has paved way for engineering milestones such as biomechanics, nano-engineering, robotics, microelectronics etc. What does the future hold for the professional mechanical engineer? Let’s look.
Building Science is all about other sciences involved in the construction of buildings and other structures. A brief idea of what Building Sciences are all about and how other sciences are involved are illustrated in this article.
Flywheel Energy Storage is a potential energy storage system of the future. They leave a smaller carbon footprint and are one of the most important upcoming technologies of the future in the field of mechanics.
Some of the simplest and greatest tools and machines are inspired by nature. From everyday tools to aircraft, this article shows how mechanical engineering has come a long way and made everyday life easy.
Aircraft carriers are ships that transport aircraft around the world. This article describes what an aircraft carrier is, who the personnel are on an aircraft carrier, and the various activities performed by modern aircraft carriers.