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8/14
2020
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8/13
2020
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Retweeted by World of Engineering“Engineering ... to define rudely but not inaptly, is the art of doing that well with one dollar, which any bungler… https://t.co/UdKy3QjsTrThis day on August 12, 1977 – The first free flight of the Space Shuttle Enterprise. https://t.co/GEsmNW8WAHJust a reminder: While any amount of current over 10 milliamps (0.01 amp) is capable of producing painful to severe… https://t.co/9cvZD5MTROThis day on August 12, 1960 – Echo 1A, NASA's first successful communications satellite, is launched. https://t.co/K9Wq6L18IbIP68 insulating and sealing gel👌🏻 📱https://t.co/wWfsvnfW5Z 🇬🇧https://t.co/x3aavOjOpk https://t.co/XpbxqnFI7MUnit of the day (Energy): hartree, atomic unit of energy Symbol: Eₕ Definition: ≡ mₑ⋅α²⋅c² (= 2 Ry) Relation to… https://t.co/a72KTPui4xThis day on August 12, 1981 – The IBM Personal Computer is released. https://t.co/KZDPFMDkxbThis day on August 12, 1851 – Isaac Singer is granted a patent for his sewing machine. https://t.co/ZxhRJ3o0qhFold down brackets install👌🏻 📱https://t.co/ZSSLuQ95T1 https://t.co/gJxhBRAAk7“Engineering refers to the practice of organizing the design and construction [and, I would add operation] of any a… https://t.co/gSGZU71Cyf
8/12
2020
Today is the birthday of Stephen Butterworth (1885–1958),a British physicist who invented the filter that bears his… https://t.co/j4NNYTEzhMTerm of the day: Electrical insulator Definition: is a material in which the electron does not flow freely; very l… https://t.co/nM2eBpFcI8 @elonmusk My favorite silo storage tanks 🖤Unit of the day (Volume): board-foot Symbol: fbm Definition: ≡ 144 in³ Relation to SI units: ≡ 2.359737216×10⁻³ m³Crew Dragon capsule before and after flight to Space Station https://t.co/P7iRLnafEOThe best mixing paddle in the game 😃 📱https://t.co/VRssIia3E2 🛒https://t.co/I7vlLtin2c https://t.co/uvtvXdBYds#ad UVMask is the next-generation reusable #mask ensuring 99.99% protection in real-time The only mask that inact… https://t.co/wJhtNWFk14This day on August 11, 1969 – The Apollo 11 astronauts are released from a three-week quarantine following their liftoff from the moon.Celsius is a hero, but Kelvin is an absolute zero.This day on August 11, 1962 – Vostok 3 launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome and cosmonaut Andrian Nikolayev become… https://t.co/Ml3rtFu19C @DuvalMagic 😍That bridge faucet install 🖤 📱https://t.co/sJeQWdm1ym https://t.co/8xPF5eGPoIReaction test on a F1 driver 🏎 https://t.co/4tx1BjVayj
8/11
2020
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Retweeted by World of Engineering“Engineering problems are under-defined, there are many solutions, good, bad and indifferent. The art is to arrive… https://t.co/UxiF2a8FyhTerm of the day: Electrical impedance Definition: Is the measure of the opposition that a circuit presents to a cu… https://t.co/AISnCmbD32C axis machining 🖤 📱https://t.co/fxMHhbAAo3 https://t.co/42LamJzzElUnit of the day (Flow (volume)): litre per minute Symbol: l/min or L/min Definition: ≡ 1 L/min Relation to SI units: = 1.6×10⁻⁵ m³/sThis day on August 10, 2003 – European heat wave: The highest temperature ever recorded in the United Kingdom, 38.5… https://t.co/50SWGJHEw7Interesting fact: The speed of a computer mouse is measured in "Mickeys." A British scientist first invented the ro… https://t.co/lBYAhLRghrThis day on August 10, 1990 – The Magellan space probe reaches Venus.https://t.co/KYbTNIem2ZGolf hole cutter 🕳 ⛳️ 📱https://t.co/4ftcINLXj7 https://t.co/Xw39eQpkL0
8/10
2020
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8/9
2020
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8/8
2020
Term of the day: Electrical engineering Definition: Is a technical discipline concerned with the study, design and… https://t.co/ByrLhyKXgq @elonmusk But not the first Berlin Wall!If you had a chance to go back in the past and change one thing what would you choose and why?“The most important thing is to keep the most important thing the most important thing.” - Donald P. CodutoUnit of the day: centesimal minute of arc Symbol: ' Definition: ≡ 1⁄100 grad Relation to SI units: ≈ 0.157080×10⁻³ radThis day on August 7, 1997 – Space Shuttle Program: the Space Shuttle Discovery launches on STS-85 from the Kennedy… https://t.co/b3YDH6WGNvWind turbine 1: "What kind of music do you like?" Wind turbine 2: "I'm a big metal fan"This day on August 7, 1944 – IBM dedicates the first program-controlled calculator, the Automatic Sequence Controll… https://t.co/GgJSMNerZf @SpaceX https://t.co/T6O9TO2s5jWhat did π say to i? Get real. What did i say to π? Be rational.Now you know what this is called! https://t.co/Lom4ngnaHv
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8/7
2020
“I was originally supposed to become an engineer but the thought of having to expend my creative energy on things t… https://t.co/MeS1mxjPMdThis day on August 6, 2012 – NASA's Curiosity rover lands on the surface of Mars. https://t.co/vrfsC8XQ04Term of the day: Electric power Definition: Is the rate, per unit time, at which electrical energy is transferred… https://t.co/71A8wfd0pWMagnetic dryer vent coupling👌🏻 📱https://t.co/5EJAllLZil 🛒https://t.co/7e6wbh49Kn https://t.co/ZQ3300kYkfCar Science by Richard Hammond. Brilliant introduction guide to how cars work. 🛒https://t.co/By5zZRGEhb https://t.co/j3UupUVlSgThis day on August 6, 1996 – NASA announces that the ALH 84001 meteorite, thought to originate from Mars, contains… https://t.co/50mtifPZJh
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2020

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