10 Incredible Moving Bridges

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Bridges play a crucial role in connecting people, places and commodities. Yet as well as being functional, a lot of these structures are designed with an imaginative touch that adds to their surrounding environments. Still, sometimes building such important links over rivers and other waterways can prove especially challenging. And bridges for pedestrian and vehicle traffic may disrupt the movement of ships and barges – which in turn can be bad for business.

To compensate for this, inventive engineers and architects have risen to the challenge, creating a range of movable bridges that are intended to work in harmony with water traffic, causing as little disruption as possible. The following ten movable bridges have all been masterfully engineered, and among them are traditional examples, as well as more unusual designs – some of which even curl and fold.
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Robot Raven So Advanced It Fools Hawk

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We want to highlight incredible feats of engineering here at BOED, and today we have an amazing robot bird developed by the robotics department at the University of Maryland. The robo-raven can perform any aeronautic maneuver imaginable - all thanks … [Continue reading]

Top 10 Online Civil Engineering Programs

Civil engineering is a term that refers to the constructions of roads, canals, bridges, dams and other structures within the natural environment. A variety of machines—bulldozers, scrapers, graders, excavators and others—are widely used in modern … [Continue reading]

Top 10 Online Computer Engineering Programs

Computer engineers design the hardware, software, and network systems that support the operations of today's modern businesses. This segment of the information technology sector experienced the greatest amount of job growth during the last decade and … [Continue reading]

Four Engineering Degrees You Can Get Online

If you have an aptitude for science and math and enjoy applying their principles to real-world problems, engineering may be the right career for you. It's a fast-growing professional field with application across dozens of industries, meaning job … [Continue reading]

The Top 10 Graduate Engineering Programs

Engineering schools supply the world’s technological giants with skilled professionals. Anyone interested in going to an engineering school will have to investigate the attributes of a number of schools and take a good look at their own priorities. … [Continue reading]

15 Must See TED Talks On Engineering

TED is a nonprofit that started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together the leading figures in Technology, Entertainment, and Design to give short talks for their peers with a strict 18 minute time limit. A single ticket to these exclusive … [Continue reading]

The 10 Worst High-Rise Building Collapses in History

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Image Source The sudden, terrifying collapse of huge buildings has caused countless tragedies throughout history, highlighting the importance of sound, safe and ethical engineering. Seemingly rock-solid structures all over the world have cracked, … [Continue reading]

The Highest Paying Engineering Jobs

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So you are considering a job in the engineering field but you want to maximize your profit potential? The engineering field is a great field to go into, and one can make a good amount of money with a career that is both satisfying and … [Continue reading]

Student Loan Guide for Aspiring Engineers

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Managed correctly, student loans are a solid financial tool for aspiring engineers. With a variety of government and private grants and loans available, you can have enough money for college and defer repayment until you find work. Keep in mind, that … [Continue reading]